Corpus ID: 15920617

New Entry Threats, Firm Governance, and Innovation in the U.S. IT Industry

  title={New Entry Threats, Firm Governance, and Innovation in the U.S. IT Industry},
  author={Yang Pan and Peng Huang and Anandasivam Gopal},
We examine how firms in the U.S.-based IT industry adjust their innovation strategy based on two factors that have been under-studied in the literature: the potential new entry threats the firm faces in its product market, and the firm’s governance structure. We argue that: 1) turbulence in the product markets caused by threat from entrepreneurial startups affects the focal firm’s investments in long-term risky activities such as innovation, and 2) this relationship is moderated by the extent… Expand
2 Citations

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper

Aproximações conceituais entre informação, tecnologia e inovação no contexto das startups
Objetiva-se neste estudo evidenciar aproximações conceituais de abordagens que associem informação, tecnologia, empreendedorismo e inovação com potencial de promover o desenvolvimento científicoExpand


Profiting from technological innovation: Implications for integration, collaboration, licensing and public policy
Abstract This paper attempts to explain why innovating firms often fail to obtain significant economic returns from an innovation, while customers, imitators and other industry participants benefitExpand
Information Technology and Intangible Output: The Impact of IT Investment on Innovation Productivity
This study comprehensively examines the contribution of IT to innovation production across multiple contexts using a quality-based measure of innovation output to demonstrate the importance of IT in creating value at an intermediate stage of production, in this case, through improved innovation productivity. Expand
What Matters in Corporate Governance?
We investigate which provisions, among a set of twenty-four governance provisions followed by the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), are correlated with firm value and stockholderExpand
Entry and Patenting in the Software Industry
The empirical relationship between market entry and patents during the period 1990--2004 is estimated and patents appear to substitute for complementary assets in the entry process, because patents have both greater entry-deterring and entry-promoting effects for firms without prior experience in other markets. Expand
Management Quality and Anti-Takeover Provisions
Abstract We present the first empirical analysis of the relationship between a firm’s management quality and the prevalence of antitakeover provisions in its corporate charter and their influence onExpand
Corporate Governance and Equity Prices
Corporate-governance provisions related to takeover defenses and shareholder rights vary substantially across firms. In this paper, we use the incidence of 24 different provisions to build aExpand
Keeping Directors in Line: Social Distancing as a Control Mechanism in the Corporate Elite
In this study, we consider the social process by which the corporate elite may have resisted pressure from stakeholders to adopt changes in corporate governance that limit managerial autonomy. WeExpand
Governance and innovation
I examine the relation between the presence of governance provisions and corporate innovation for a sample of firms between 1984 and 1997. I find a positive relation between four proxies forExpand
Product market competition, corporate governance and firm performance: An empirical analysis for Germany
This study examines the impact of product market competition and corporate governance on productivity growth in German manufacturing. Using a panel of almost 500 firms over the years 1986 to 1994, weExpand
Product Innovation and Survival in a High-Tech Industry
We investigate the relationship between product innovation and firm survival for a sample of 121 firms in a high-tech industry. We find that location near the technological frontier is an importantExpand