Michael D. Santoro

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In this study we focus on relationship-oriented factors such as trust, geographic proximity, communication, and university policies for intellectual property rights (IPR), patents and licenses and examine how these factors influence the technology transfer process between university research centers and their industrial partners. Data for this study were(More)
Organizations face increased pressures to continually advance knowledge and new technologies for their long-term success and prosperity. University research centers offer important interorganizational linkages for industry–university collaboration, conducive for advancing knowledge and new technologies. This study examined industry’s strategic objectives(More)
In this paper, we offer a comprehensive alliance portfolio diversity construct that includes partner, functional, and governance diversity. Grounding our work primarily with the resourceand dynamic capabilities-based views, we argue that increased diversity in partners’ industry, organizational, and national background will incur added complexity and(More)