Innovation In Aviation Comes Down to Smart Bets on One Big Winner

Brian Tillotson discusses the aviation industry

With significant incumbent benefits and strict safety regulations, the aviation industry can sometimes present its engineers with a limited scope for innovation. Dr. Brian Tillotson of Boeing explains how the company continues to push boundaries despite various obstacles.Read More

To Master Innovation in the Technology Sector, Companies Must Nail the Cultural Fit

Sid Kumar on Mastering Innovation in the Technology Sector

The global technology sector is constantly changing as new players enter the industry and legacy ones adapt. We asked Sid Kumar (WG’09) how CA Technologies, a global enterprise software company, has navigated digital transformation over the past 40 years.Read More

Mastering Innovation in Financial Services: How Fintech is Changing the Game for Wells Fargo

Ryan Miller discusses innovation in financial services

The financial services industry is increasingly seeing new technologies arise, from mobile banking to Bitcoin and blockchain technology. On the debut episode of Mastering Innovation, we asked Ryan Miller to share how Wells Fargo fosters a culture of innovation to keep up with these changes.Read More

Fall Conference 2017: Emerging Innovation Leadership Challenges for Global Firms

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Get highlights and takeaways from this conference here. In recent years, the Mack Institute’s conferences have explored challenges that established firms face on a regular basis: acquisition strategies, digital disruption, talent management, and business model innovation, to name a few. This conference takes a holistic approach to these issues from

From Invention to Innovation: A Multi-Study Investigation of Firm Strategy and Outcomes in Clinical Trials

Funded Research Proposal

The translation of invention to innovation is a topic that has received significant research attention in recent times. Scholars have recognized that our understanding of the factors that shape whether and when innovative technologies arise and transform industries cannot be complete without comprehending how scientific or technological discovery evolves into commercial adoption. Read More

Capability-Seeking Foreign Investments in Software Services Offshore Outsourcing: Market Reactions and the Implications for Competitive Advantage

Working Papers

How does the stock market react to competitive actions by firms and their rivals? In this study we empirically explore capability-seeking investments by firms from different strategic groups within an industry and examine their impact on rival firms in the competitive context of global software services.Read More

A Theory of the Emergence of Organizational Form: The Dynamics of Cross-border Knowledge Production by Indian Firms

Published Research

This paper uses a complex systems perspective to develop a theory of how human interaction dynamics (HID)-strategic decision processes and organizational mechanisms-for knowledge production under uncertainty give rise to a new organizational form. Our theoretical framework is derived from an inductive study of the international expansion of 14 Indian biotechnology and software firms.Read More