Heuristics to Navigate Uncertainties: Interview With Professor Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

Julia Bodner, Seo Yeon (Jamie) Song*, Gabriel Szulanski

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Kathleen Eisenhardt made numerous theoretical and methodological contributions to the fields of entrepreneurship, organization theory, and strategy. This interview focuses on her perspectives on how organizations in high-velocity environments can navigate technological uncertainties in fast-paced markets. In addition to clarifying her research contributions, she provides rare insight into her own academic development, her belief in teaching and mentoring, and her stance on intriguing issues future research should address.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Management Inquiry
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)359-365
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Complexity theory
  • Decision making
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Qualitative methods
  • Simple rules

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