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 P. Huang and A. Gopal},
  • Yang Pan, P. Huang, A. Gopal
  • Published in ICIS 2015
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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