- Status: Associate Professor

- Department : Entrepreneurship and Digital Transformation Department

- Degrees and specialisation : PhD in Management science, specialisation strategic management

- Fields of research : Innovation management, Entrepreneurship, Digital Platforms, Knowledge Management, Family Business Firms.

- Courses taught : Design Thinking, Strategic Marketing, Market Studies, Sphinx Analysis

- Selected publications : 

  • Ben Arfi, W., Hikkerova, L. (2019) “Corporate entrepreneurship, product innovation and knowledge conversion: The role of digital platforms” Small Business Economics, CNRS (rang 2) / FNEGE (rang 2)  
  • Ben Arfi, W., Hallem, Y., Teulon, F. (2019) “Exploring consumer attitudes to online collaborative consumption: A typology of collaborative consumer profiles”, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, CNRS (rang 3) / FNEGE (rang 3) 
  • Ben Arfi, W., Hikkerova, L., and Sahut J.M. (2018). External Knowledge Sources, Green Innovation and Performance. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, (129), 210-220.
  • Ben Arfi, W., & Hikkerova, L. (2019). Corporate entrepreneurship, product innovation, and knowledge conversion : the role of digital platforms. Small Business Economics, 1-14.
  • Ben Arfi, W., & Hikkerova, L. (2019). Capital social et vision stratégique du dirigeant : comment parvenir à l’hypercroissance dans un contexte défavorable ? Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat, 18(2), 95-118.
  • Hallem, Y., Ben Arfi, W., and Teulon, F. (2019). Exploring consumer attitude toward digital collaborative consumption: A proposition of collaborative consumers’ typology. Canadian Journal of Administrative Science.
  • Ben Arfi, W., Enström, R., Sahut, J. M., & Hikkerova, L. (2019). The significance of knowledge sharing platforms for open innovation success: A tale of two companies in the dairy industry. Journal of Organizational Change Management.
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