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Johannes M. Pennings
Tilburg University
90Publications
27H-index
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#1Anindya Ghosh (University of Navarra)H-Index: 2
#2Xavier Martin (Tilburg University)H-Index: 15
Last.Filippo Carlo Wezel (USI: University of Lugano)H-Index: 11
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Organizations create high-impact inventions when they combine disparate strands of technology in their corporate research and development. We theorize that when undertaking complex inventive search characterized by high breadth, i.e., drawing on multiple diverse technology components, an organization's propensity toward high-impact inventions depends on its stock of experience with recombining such components and on the focus of its inventive search. Building on learning transfer theory, we argu...
#1Anindya Ghosh (University of Navarra)H-Index: 2
#2Johannes M. Pennings (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 27
#1Johannes M. Pennings (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 27
#2Filippo Carlo Wezel (USI: University of Lugano)H-Index: 11
Change in firm governance is often associated with inbound and outbound movements of key decision makers. This research extends that observation by treating mobility as a trigger of demographic change in management teams that, in turn, influences organizational survival. Mobility occasions transformations in demographic profiles both within a firm and among firms sharing a competitive arena. In the former case, shifts in diversity may alter the quasi-resolution of conflict achieved by the firm's...
#1Hann Earl KimH-Index: 1
#2Johannes M. Pennings (UPenn: University of Pennsylvania)H-Index: 27
This paper presents a study of successive new product introductions in the mature tennis racket industry. The inquiry examines novel design's important role in strategic renewal, under the assumption that innovation includes not only the development, production, and launch of new products, but also communication between firms and market. We explore this industry's transformation through the strategic actions of innovative firms and subsequent competitive contagion. A tennis racket innovation tri...
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Contents: Preface Part I: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations 1. The Role of Individual Conduct in Macro-organizational Theory 2. Partnership as Major Type of Organization Form Part II: The Intangible Asset of Human Intensive Organizations 3. Social Capital of Organizations: Conceptualization, Level of Analysis and Performance Implications 4. Human, Social Capital and Organizational Dissolution 5. Mimicry and the Market: Adoption of a New Organizational Form 6. Mergers and Acquisitions: Strate...
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