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TOP EXECUTIVE COMMITMENT TO THE STATUS QUO: SOME TESTS OF ITS DETERMINANTS
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Results suggest that an executive's tenure in an industry is a pronounced determinant of CSQ, and has significantly more impact than organizational tenure, and the firm's current performance was found to be positively related to CSQ.
The external ties of top executives: Implications for strategic choice and performance.
We are grateful to Eric Abrahamson, Ron Burt, Eric Leifer, Aneil Mishra, and Bob Yavitz for their contributions on earlier drafts of this manuscript. The paper has also benefited from the
The salience of 'culture's consequences' : The effects of cultural values on top executive commitment to the status quo
While top executives are argued to play a central role in strategic adaptation, evidence suggests that they are not equally open to organizational change. This study extends earlier investigation of
The strategic value of CEO external directorate networks: implications for CEO compensation
This study examines the relationship between CEO external directorate networks and CEO compensation. Drawing on previous research showing a link between executives' external networks, firm strategy,
CEO Outside Directorships and Firm Performance: A Reconciliation of Agency and Embeddedness Views
A debate surrounds CEO outside board service and its contribution to firm performance. Agency scholars contend CEO outside directorships constitute a form of managerial opportunism that potentially
Bound by the past? Experience-based effects on commitment to the strategic status quo
This study extends research into the determinants of executive commitment to the strategic status quo (CSQ) by examining the effects of functional and educational experience. Regression analyses
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