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Building theories from case study research
Building Theories From Case Study Research - This paper describes the process of inducting theory using case studies from specifying the research questions to reaching closure. Some features of theExpand
Agency Theory: An Assessment and Review
Agency theory is an important, yet controversial, theory. This paper reviews agency theory, its contributions to organization theory, and the extant empirical work and develops testable propositions.Expand
DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES, WHAT ARE THEY?
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Seeks to present a better understanding of dynamic capabilities and the resource-based view of the firm to help managers build using these dynamic capabilities. Expand
Theory Building From Cases: Opportunities And Challenges
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The research strategy of theory building from cases, particularly multiple cases, involves using one or more cases to create theoretical constructs, propositions, and/or midrange theory from case-based, empirical evidence. Expand
Making Fast Strategic Decisions In High-Velocity Environments
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An inductive study of eight microcomputer firms found that fast decision makers use more, not less, information than do slow decision makers, and use a two-tiered advice process. Expand
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: PAST RESEARCH, PRESENT FINDINGS, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
The literature on product development continues to grow. This research is varied and vibrant, yet large and fragmented. In this article we first organize the burgeoning product-development literatureExpand
Control: Organizational and Economic Approaches
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The findings are that task programmability is strongly related to the choice of compensation package and the amount of behavioral measurement, the cost of measuring outcomes, and the uncertainty of the business also affect compensation. Expand
Exploring the Black Box: An Analysis of Work Group Diversity, Conflict and Performance
In this paper we present an integrative model of the relationships among diversity, conflict, and performance, and we test that model with a sample of 45 teams. Findings show that diversity shapesExpand
Resource-based View of Strategic Alliance Formation: Strategic and Social Effects in Entrepreneurial Firms
Why do firms form strategic alliances? The traditional theoretical answer has been transaction cost explanations. Yet, these explanations which center on transaction characteristics, staticExpand
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