• Engineering
  • Published 2007

Channel Conduct, Performance, and Entrepreneurship: An Account of the Motion Picture Industry

@inproceedings{Kettle2007ChannelCP,
  title={Channel Conduct, Performance, and Entrepreneurship: An Account of the Motion Picture Industry},
  author={Keri L Kettle and Paul R. Messinger},
  year={2007}
}
We argue that the relationship between profits and channel power determines whether entrepreneurial activity will emerge from within existing firms or in the form of new start-ups, and that successful entrepreneurship diffuses more rapidly when it emerges from within existing channel members. We demonstrate our position in the context of a historical study of the motion picture industry. The structure of production and distribution channels evolves with time, and successful entrepreneurial… CONTINUE READING

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