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How Learning Goal Orientation Fosters Leadership Recognition in Self-Managed Teams: A Two-Stage Mediation Model 

Date: 10/2017 Author(s): Lee, Yih-Teen; Paunova, Minna Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Defined as a mental framework for how individuals interpret and respond to achievement situations, learning goal orientation (LGO) has received increasing attention in organisational research. However, its effect on leadership, especially in contexts absent of formal leadership, remains understudied. Drawing on social exchange theory, we propose and ... More information  

Challenges in the Gene Therapy Commercial Ecosystem 

Date: 11/09/2017 Author(s): Kapoor, Rahul; Klueter, Thomas Maximilian; Wilson, James M. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) The emergence of biotech has resulted in a rich ecosystem of different types of actors contributing to the technological advance. Despite the enormous promise of biotech-based therapeutics, there is substantial uncertainty regarding when scientific discoveries will emerge, whether these discoveries will achieve clinical success, and how commercialized ... More information  

Governance Mechanisms and Effective Activism: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Poison Pills 

Date: 09/2017 Author(s): Giné, Mireia; Moussawi, Rabih; Sedunov, John Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper studies the interaction between governance mechanisms and the effectiveness of shareholder activism by examining shareholder-initiated proposals on poison pills. After contrasting companies along their governance regime, we observe that dictatorship firms, characterized with higher number of governance provisions, are associated with more ... More information  

The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal at 10: Retrospect and Prospect 

Date: 17/08/2017 Author(s): Agarwal, Rajshree; Dushnitsky, Gary; Lumpkin, Tom; Wright, Mike; Zott, Christoph Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Recent decades have witnessed a remarkable increase in interest in entrepreneurship research, practice and policy. Since its founding in 2007, the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ) has sought to contribute by publishing high quality papers on a range of themes relating to strategic entrepreneurship, broadly defined. More information  

Standard vs. Partnership-Embedded Licensing: Attention And The Relationship Between Licensing And Product Innovations 

Date: 14/08/2017 Author(s): Klueter, Thomas Maximilian; Monteiro, Luiz Felipe; Dunlap-Hinkler, D. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This paper examines the relationship between the licensing of knowledge and the creation of product innovations. We consider that firms organize licensing activities in different ways and that licensees are heterogeneous with respect to the attention available to apply and transform in-licensed knowledge to create new product innovations. We suggest ... More information  

Super Partes? Assessing the Effect of Judicial Independence on Entry 

Date: 03/08/2017 Author(s): Valentini, Giovanni; Conti, Raffaele Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Incumbents can enjoy a cost advantage vis-à-vis new entrants and so deter new firm entry by establishing and leveraging connections with the judicial system. Connected firms may in fact avoid to fully comply with the costly norms implied by a law, a regulation, or a contract. At the same time, they can also credibly threaten to sue new entrants. Therefore, ... More information  

The Role of Inference in Attribute Framing Effects 

Date: 02/08/2017 Author(s): Leong, Lim M.; Müller-Trede, Johannes; McKenzie, Craig R. M.; Sher, Shlomi Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Previous research has shown that a speaker's choice between logically equivalent frames is influenced by reference point information, and that listeners draw accurate inferences based on the frame. Less clear, however, is whether these inferences play a causal role in generating attribute framing effects. Two experiments are reported, which suggest ... More information  

Strategies for Higher Education in the Digital Age 

Date: 08/2017 Author(s): Ghemawat, Pankaj Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This article analyzes online technology strategically from the perspective of traditional (face-to-face) providers of higher education. Analysis of current and projected relative positions explains why face-to-face providers need to take online technology seriously. But both pure strategies--entirely face-to-face and entirely online--have significant ... More information  

Community and Capital in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth 

Date: 08/2017 Author(s): Samila, Sampsa; Sorenson, Olav Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We argue that social integration--in the sense of within-community interconnectedness--and venture capital have a complementary relationship in fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth. Using panel data on metropolitan areas in the United States from 1993 to 2002, our analyses reveal that racial integration--in the microgeography ... More information  

Does Greenwashing Pay Off? Understanding the Relationship Between Environmental Actions and Environmental Legitimacy 

Date: 08/2017 Author(s): Berrone, Pascual; Fosfuri, Andrea; Gelabert, Liliana Editor(s): Cátedra Schneider Electric de Sostenibilidad y Estrategia de Negocio Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Do firms gain environmental legitimacy when they conform with external expectations regarding the natural environment? Drawing on institutional logic and signaling theory, we investigate sources of heterogeneity in the impacts of environmental actions on environmental legitimacy. Longitudinal data (1997-2001) about 325 publicly traded U.S. firms in ... More information   Read related article
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