COMMUNITY Through management innovation, new management knowledge is created, which can lead to competitive advantages. It is for this reason that our community of scientists and entrepreneurs, which has grown and developed over many years, operates the RISE Lab as a development platform. Over the last 15 years we have been working with selected executives and entrepreneurs in the development of management models, management practices, management processes, and reference cases. Our long-standing partners in the area of Software Engineering / Information Technology include: AdNovum Informatik AG, Ergon Informatik AG, Finnova AG Bankware, IBM Research GmbH, Netcetera AG, SAP, UBS AG, St. Galler Kantonalbank AG; in the area of Pharmaceuticals / Chemicals: Actelion Pharma Schweiz AG, Altana AG, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Sanofi S.A., Hoechst AG; in the area of Engineering / Artificial Intelligence: ABB Ltd., AILAB (UZH), Belimo Automation AG, Hewlett-Packard Ltd., Noventa AG; in the area of Design / Art: Christian Fischbacher Co. AG, Com&Com, etoy CORPORATION S.A., Goodpatch, Jakob Schläpfer AG. At the same time, we have been in exchange with personalities from international (management) research over the last 15 years, such as Robert Chia (University of Strathclyde), Martha Feldman (University of California, Irvine), Urs Füglistaller (University of St.Gallen), Raghu Garud (Pennsylvania State University), Ann Langley (HEC Montréal), Dorothy Leonard (Harvard Business School), Leif Melin (Jönköping University), Günther Ortmann (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg), Andrew Pettigrew (University of Oxford), Rolf Pfeifer (Artificial Intelligence Lab, Zurich), and John van Maanen (MIT).