Being there: The social construction of (physical and virtual) copresence

Joerg Sydow

Freie Universtitaet Berlin

Dr. Jörg Sydow is a Professor of Management at the School of Business & Economics at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and a Visiting Professor at Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Moreover, he is the director of the Research Unit “Organized Creativity”, sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Dr. Thomas Schmidt is a Senior Researcher at the Deparment of Management, School of Business & Economics at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.


Drawing on pertinent debates in sociology as well as on the extensive research on copresence and proximity in economic geography, we will juxtapose the classical copresence-as-context perspective with the more elaborate... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Gernot Grabher (HCH Hamburg)
  2. Alice Melchior (HCU Hamburg)
  3. Benjamin Schiemer (JKU Linz)
  4. Elke Schuessler (JKU Linz)
  5. Joerg Sydow (Freie Universtitaet Berlin)

Topic Area

Entrepreneurship and Innovation


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