Information Asymmetry in Management Research: Past Accomplishments and Future Opportunities

  title={Information Asymmetry in Management Research: Past Accomplishments and Future Opportunities},
  author={Donald D. Bergh and David J. Ketchen and Ilaria Orlandi and Pursey P. M. A. R. Heugens and Brian K. Boyd},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={122 - 158}
Information asymmetry is a condition wherein one party in a relationship has more or better information than another. The information asymmetry concept is widely diffused throughout management research, and its existence is a core assumption within leading theories on organizations. Despite information asymmetry’s central role, however, there have been no systematic reviews of the management literature using the concept. As a result, there is no established level of knowledge of information… 
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