The Institute of Strategy and Innovation was established in 2018 to serve the national and Shanghai innovation strategies, accelerate the construction of Shanghai science and innovation center, and further promote the in-depth development of management innovation research. By providing relevant research and theoretical support for the implementation of corporate strategy, the institute tries to provide strong support of management talents for the national and Shanghai innovation strategy-driven development, and to become an incubator and accelerator for promoting independent entrepreneurship and industrial innovation.
As the director of the institute, Dr. Ren Rongrong is an associate professor of strategic management at fox business school, Temple University and a senior scholar at Wharton school, university of Pennsylvania. She is a leading international scholar on innovation and competition in the field of strategic management. The institute has long focused on researches on strategic management, social networks, enterprise innovation and other related aspects. The Team members have published more than 30 papers in Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Management World and other important journals at home and abroad.