Saara Taalas

Saara Taalas

Department of Management School of Business and Economics
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Saara is professor of business administration and subject responsible professor of entrepreneurship at Linnaeus University. Saara's research interests lie in connection between everyday life and innovation, boundary conditions of creativity and management, and roles of affective networks in post-industrial economy. Saara's research currently focuses on the role of gaming in the creation of entrepreneurial networks, and the impact of generative AI in work organizations. Her research has been published in journals such as Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Management and Organizational History, Philosophy of Management and the International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy. 

Saara was the holder of Linnaeus University's IKEA professorship (2011-2019), which focused on innovation and life at home.



5FE07E Innovation Master’s thesis seminar

5FE06E Entrepreneurship Master's thesis seminar

4FE151 Contemporary Entrepreneurship Research

4FE150 Entrepreneurship and Social Change

4FE147 Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Change

4FE148 Entrepreneurship Process and Practice 

4FE113 Organisation and Wicked Problems




Subject responsible professor for Entrepreneurship 2023-2024
Prodean for School of Business and Economics 2021-2023
Reseach leader Leadership and Organizational Renewal 2019-2021

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