Kenneth Husted

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Mass media campaigns to influence public attitudes and behaviors in the area of mental health must consider cost-effectiveness, which is based on actual costs, the number of people reached (exposures), and the impact of the program on the individual. Cost per exposure is a critical factor. The authors review their experience in developing media programs in(More)
This paper analyzes the role of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation for knowledge sharing on organizational performance. We distinguish between two types of knowledge-related performance, exploration (improving decision-making process, improving (the speed) of innovation, and developing new business areas) and exploitation (improving labor productivity,(More)
Not achieving the anticipated synergy effects in the post-acquisition integration context is a serious cause for the high acquisition failure rate. While existing studies on failures of acquisitions exist from economics, finance, strategy, organization theory, and human resources management, this paper applies insights from the knowledge-sharing literature.(More)
This paper argues that the existence of knowledge-intensive firms pose puzzelments for the contractual theories of the firm. For example, in knowledge-intensive firms physical assets are widely absent, the nature of employment relations and assetownership are much less clear compared to industrial firms. Although knowledge-intensive firms account for a(More)
Society’s expectations for an increased role in science agenda setting and greater returns on public science investments shift university management practices. Entrepreneurial university, new public management, and sociology of science literatures inform the changing expectations about the roles and norms that govern university management and scientists’(More)
This paper deals with issues related to management of industrial research. The overall research question is how industrial researchers can be managed to increase the company’s benefits. The relevance of this question is put into perspective by two main considerations. On the one hand, it is widely recognized that individual researchers should possess a high(More)
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