My presentation on makerspaces at the 2020 Academy of Management session organized by Lilly Crosina and Erin Frey on “spaces of becoming.” My talk is called “Makers: Authentic Fabrication or Fabricating Authenticity?
Entrepreneurship Research Division Seminar on April 2, 2020. Applying entrepreneurship research to address community and business challenges that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lou Marino hosts a panel of Howard Aldrich, Per Davidsson, and Trent Williams.
Video trailer for my paper with Martin Ruef on “Unicorns, Gazelles, and Other Mythical Creatures that Impede Our Understanding of Entrepreneurship in America.”
My interview with Katie Moritz on Rewire about what my research shows about starting your own business. About 30 minutes of valuable advice! Think it through!
My talk on “How to Write” for the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Doctoral & Junior Faculty Consortium, 2018. About an hour long.
My interview with Steven Aldrich, my son who was Chief Product Office at GoDaddy, about his career as a serial entrepreneur and top executive in tech firms. Advice: start before you feel ready & keep learning from your experiences, even the mistakes. Steven “retired” and is now the Chair & lead investor in the Oakland Roots professional soccer team.
My commencement address at Bowling Green State University, December 19th, 2015, on the occasion of my receiving an honorary PhD in Social Science. I am on the Foundation Board of BGSU.
My interview with the Canadian Innovation Centre, explaining why most business startups have homogeneous founding teams. Recorded at the 2013 Academy of Management meetings in Orlando, FL.
EM Lyon Business School interview with Howard Aldrich about family businesses.
EM-Lyon Business School radio interview with Howard Aldrich about start-ups & the founding process.
EM-Lyon Business School presentation by Howard Aldrich about the liability of newness and whether entrepreneurs can learn quickly enough to build a successful start-up.
Cornell University Center for the Study of Economy & Society: interview with Howard E. Aldrich on his research career, Fall, 2013.
Why studying entrepreneurship is crucial for understanding economic growth: Talk at The Batten Institute and the Academy of Management’s 3rd Annual AOM Entrepreneurship Exemplars Conference and 2012 Darden Entrepreneurship And Innovation Research Conference. Held at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville on May 3rd through 5th, 2012.
Keynote address on “Entrepreneurship as Creative Destruction,” presented at the Conference on Technological Entrepreneurship, Porto, Portugal, May, 2013.
UConn & AoM Research Exemplar Conference, 2009. Howard Aldrich talk on “Mindful Writing.” It is a BIG file & you have to wait while it downloads. In Microsoft Media Player, it can take a couple of minutes for it to download.