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Sreevas Sahasranamam, Professor, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

  • UK
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Universities & Institutions

  • Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow

Areas of Interest

  • The role of institutional contexts on entrepreneurship and innovation
Sreevas Sahasranamam is a Professor at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UK. His research focuses on understanding the strategic and ecosystem enablers of innovations/start-ups tackling UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). His research on ecosystems and social entrepreneurship has been published in leading management journals including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of World Business, and British Journal of Management.
He is a co-lead (UK) and co-author of Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) reports which tracks entrepreneurial trends globally on an annual basis. He is a board member and director of Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS), which is UK largest and most experienced social enterprise support agency.
He was a co-chair of the Sustainability taskforce in G20 Startup20 in 2023 that developed a policy communique for G20 startup ecosystems. He is co-creator of an open social movement – SDGZero – that envisions creating bottom-up approaches to solving SDG challenges by enabling local communities.
He also regularly write blogs for the World Economic Forum and was shortlisted for the Financial Times – McKinsey Bracken Bowen Prize in 2018. He is also a co-editor of International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research and is on the editorial review board of British Journal of Management.

Recent Publications

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Individual Capital and Social Entrepreneurship: Role of Formal Institutions

Details Year: 2020 Published in: Journal of Business Research Cited as: Sahasranamam, Sreevas, and M. K. Nandakumar. "Individual capital and social entrepreneurship: Role of formal institutions." Journal of Business Research 107 (2020): 104-117. Subject Capital Theory, Institutional Theory Abstract Drawing on capital theory and institutional theory, we hypothesize the contingent role of a country's formal [...]

Individual capital and social entrepreneurship: Role of formal institutions

Details Year: 2018 Published in: Journal of Business Research, Volume 107, February 2020, Pages 104-117 Cited as: Sreevas Sahasranamam, M.K. Nandakumar, Individual capital and social entrepreneurship: Role of formal institutions, Journal of Business Research, Volume 107, 2020 Subject Text here... Abstract Drawing on capital theory and institutional theory, we hypothesize the contingent role of a [...]