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When a company faces a major disruption in its markets, managers' perceptions of the disruption influence how they respond to it. If, for instance, they view the disruption as a threat to their core business, managers tend to overreact, committing too many resources too quickly. But if they see it as an opportunity, they're likely to commit insufficient… (More)
Can Competing Frames Co-exist? The Paradox of Threatened Response Response to environmental change is at the heart of firm sustainability. In the case of disruptive technology, previous research describes this challenge as a problem of commitment. Because disruptive proposals do not fit the criteria considered in the existing resource allocation process,… (More)
Senior executives have long been frustrated by the disconnection between the plans and strategies they devise and the actual behavior of the managers throughout the company. This article approaches the problem from the ground up, recognizing that every time a manager allocates resources, that decision moves the company either into or out of alignment with… (More)
The sulfhydryl inhibitor N-ethylmaleimide (NEM) inhibits the agglutination of horseshoe crab hemocytes. The inhibitory action is neutralized by adding cysteine to the NEM before it is mixed with the hemolymph. This new method for arresting horseshoe crab hemocyte agglutination suggests the participation of sulfhydryl groups in the process.