How individuals shape the capabilities of firms: Evidence from corporate acquisitions and entrepreneurial spawning

Working Papers

Acquisitions are an attractive means of exploration (sourcing innovation and new technologies externally) as well as exploitation (capturing economic value from existing resources through economies of scale); they shape the capabilities of firms and critically impact the longevity of firms and their competitive advantage.Read More

Governing Collaborative Activity: Interdependence and the Impact of Coordination and Exploration

Published Research

We examine the performance implications of selecting alternate modes of governance in interorganizational alliance relationships. While managers can choose from a range of modes to govern alliances, prior empirical evidence offers limited guidance on the performance impact of this choice.Read More