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Joakim Wincent

Professor, Chaired Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Innovation and Design
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences
+46 (0)920 492161
A3217a Luleå

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation




Ph.D in business administration. Professor in entrepreneurship and innovation. Technical background from engineering- and process industry.


Joakim Wincent is a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His current research focus largely on  entrepreneurs and innovation processes in existing organizations. For example, Joakim is researching  passion, stress, exhaustion among individual entrepreneurs and how individual entrepreneurs can improve their conditions for developing high potential business models. He is also interested in identifying factors that promote entrepreneurship in organizations and future challenges for companies that aim to be innovation leaders during the next ten-year period. Methodological interest in research is directed to develop new measurements such as calculations of the amount and value of entrepreneurial opportunities in different sectors and industries. In addition, Joakim is researching business clusters/networks, innovation systems and engage in effect studies of entrepreneurship at regional and national levels. His work is published in leading journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Organizational Research Methods, among others.


Teaches at the basic- and advance level (PhD courses). Supervision of PhD students and master theses. Engaged in research-related consulting and evaluation activity. Teaching interests include theoretical perspectives in management research, research methods, advanced statistics, business development and strategic entrepreneurship.


Article in journal

Addressing dual embeddedness (2017)

Cenamor. J, Parida. V, Oghazi. P, Pesämaa. O, Wincent. J
Industrial Marketing Management, ISSN: 0019-8501
Chapter in book

Boundary Spanning and the Art of Persuasion (2017)

Vesalainen. J, Rajala. A, Wincent. J
Part of: Boundary Spanning and the Art of Persuasion
Article in journal

Breaking the Routines (2017)

Sirén. C, Hakala. H, Wincent. J, Grichnik. D
Long range planning, ISSN: 0024-6301, Vol. 50, nr. 2, s. 145-167
Article in journal

Critical success factors in early new product development (2017)

Florén. H, Frishammar. J, Parida. V, Wincent. J
The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, ISSN: 1554-7191
Article in journal

Critical success factors in the front end of new product development (2017)

Floren. H, Frishammar. J, Parida. V, Wincent. J
The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, ISSN: 1554-7191
Article in journal

Developing and validating a multi-dimensional scale for operationalizing industrial service offering (2017)

Partanen. J, Kohtamäki. M, Parida. V, Wincent. J
The journal of business & industrial marketing, ISSN: 0885-8624, Vol. 32, nr. 2, s. 295-309
Article in journal

Digitalization Capabilities as Enablers of Value Co-Creation in Servitizing Firms (2017)

Lenka. S, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Psychology & Marketing, ISSN: 0742-6046, Vol. 34, nr. 1, s. 92-100
Conference paper

Food Organization Matters (2017)

Dana. L, Dabić. M, Johansson. J, Wincent. J
Paper presented at : 12th Organization Studies Workshop, Food Organizing Matters: Paradoxes, Problems and Potentialities, Chania, Crete, Greece, 18-20 May 2017
Conference paper

Gender in Crossroad (2017)

Voitkane. A, Johansson. J, Malmström. M, Wincent. J
Paper presented at : SIBR 2017, Sydney Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research, Sydney, Australia, April 15-16 2017
Article in journal

Gender Stereotypes and Venture Support Decisions (2017)

Malmström. M, Johansson. J, Wincent. J
Entrepreneurship, ISSN: 1042-2587, Vol. 41, nr. 5, s. 833-860