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The Impact Of Transnational Intellectual Property Rights On Firms’ Knowledge Formation: Evidence From China-Us Patent Dyads, Kenneth Guang-Lih HUANG 2011 Singapore Management University

The Impact Of Transnational Intellectual Property Rights On Firms’ Knowledge Formation: Evidence From China-Us Patent Dyads, Kenneth Guang-Lih Huang

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

As firms and organizations increasingly operate and conduct R&D in emerging economies, “transnational patenting” – patenting of the same invention across more than one country – is becoming the cornerstone of their intellectual property strategy. Drawing on works from signaling theory and intellectual property strategy, I examine the dynamics and impact of transnational patenting on technological knowledge formation across distinct intellectual property right (IPR) institutions. Using a novel dataset of 4226 China-US patent dyads covering 1104 firms and organizations, I find patent grant to technological invention under a weak IPR institution such as China significantly increases (by up to 108%) follow-on ...


International Entrepreneuship And Geographic Location: An Empirical Examination Of New Venture Internationalization, Stephanie A. Fernhaber, Brett Anitra Gilbert, Paticia P. McDougall 2011 Butler University

International Entrepreneuship And Geographic Location: An Empirical Examination Of New Venture Internationalization, Stephanie A. Fernhaber, Brett Anitra Gilbert, Paticia P. Mcdougall

Stephanie A. Fernhaber

In this paper, we argue that geographic location may be one reason why some ventures are able to acquire the resources needed to internationalize while others cannot. We use ecological arguments to predict an inverted U-shaped relationship between the concentration of industry clustering within a geographic location and the venture's internationalization. We also explore whether venture characteristics influence the nature of this relationship. Our hypotheses are regressed on international intensity and scope, and analyzed through a sample of 156 publicly held new ventures. Results confirm that location influences new venture internationalization, and firm characteristics impact the nature of the ...


The Impact Of Early Imprinting On Evolution Of New Venture Networks, Stephanie A. Fernhaber, Hana Milanov 2011 Butler University

The Impact Of Early Imprinting On Evolution Of New Venture Networks, Stephanie A. Fernhaber, Hana Milanov

Stephanie A. Fernhaber

Given the argued importance of networks to new ventures, this paper is intended to fill a noted gap in the literature pertaining to the factors that influence the evolution of new ventures' alliance networks. Drawing on the imprinting literature, we propose that one has to look beyond the first partner per se, and instead focus on the extant relationships the initial partner has with other firms. More specifically, we argue and find that the network size and centrality of a new venture's initial alliance partner influence the subsequent size of the new venture's network.


2011-06-23 Executive Council Meeting Minutes (Meeting With The Provost), Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. 2011 Morehead State University

2011-06-23 Executive Council Meeting Minutes (Meeting With The Provost), Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Executive Council Meeting Minutes for June 23, 2011. Meeting with the Provost.


2011-06-23 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. 2011 Morehead State University

2011-06-23 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes for June 23, 2011.


2011-06-23 Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate. 2011 Morehead State University

2011-06-23 Executive Council Meeting Minutes, Morehead State University. Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Records

Executive Council Meeting Minutes for June 23, 2011.


Sharing The Costs, Reaping The Benefits: Paid Family And Medical Leave In Massachusetts, Randy Albelda, Alan Clayton-Matthews 2011 University of Massachusetts Boston

Sharing The Costs, Reaping The Benefits: Paid Family And Medical Leave In Massachusetts, Randy Albelda, Alan Clayton-Matthews

Randy Albelda

This report provides an analysis of the costs and benefits associated with Massachusetts Senate President Robert Travaglini's proposed family and medical leave insurance program (April 2006). The authors developed a simulation model to estimate the employer and employee wage costs when employees take paid and unpaid family and medical leaves, and they use this model to compare the current costs with those predicted under the Travaglini proposal. For information about how the authors estimated the costs of the program and the specifics about their model, please follow the link below to "IWPR/LRC Paid Family and Medical Leave Simulation ...


Looks Aren't Everything: Aren't Managers Concerned With Actually Being Fair, Terri A. Scandura PhD, Cecily D. Cooper 2011 University of Miami

Looks Aren't Everything: Aren't Managers Concerned With Actually Being Fair, Terri A. Scandura Phd, Cecily D. Cooper

Terri A. Scandura

The justice literature has unequivocally noted how important it is employees feel they are treated fairly. Accordingly, managers often find themselves in predicaments of injustice which they must resolve. Research on social accounts describes strategies managers can use to make themselves “seem fair,” thus, alleviating their predicament. But in taking an impression management perspective of justice, this literature fails to acknowledge that many managers actually want to “be fair.” Based on the latter assumption, we propose an alternative framework for understanding how managers will address justice-related predicaments.


Financial Reporting: Roles Of Written And Unwritten Requirements, Shyam Sunder 2011 Yale University

Financial Reporting: Roles Of Written And Unwritten Requirements, Shyam Sunder

Shyam Sunder

No abstract provided.


Comments On "War And Peace", Pamela S. Tolbert 2011 Cornell University

Comments On "War And Peace", Pamela S. Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

[Excerpt] In "War and Peace," Baron, Dobbin, and Jennings provide an integrative analysis of the role of internal organizational requirements and external environmental forces in structuring the personnel function in modern organizations. To appreciate fully the scope of this contribution to organizational theory and research, it is useful to consider briefly the general development of studies of formal organizations over the last four decades.


Institutional Environments And Resource Dependence: Sources Of Administrative Structure In Institutions Of Higher Education, Pamela S. Tolbert 2011 Cornell University

Institutional Environments And Resource Dependence: Sources Of Administrative Structure In Institutions Of Higher Education, Pamela S. Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

Two theoretical perspectives are combined to explain the pattern of administrative offices in public and private institutions of higher education. The first perspective, resource dependence, is used to show that the need to ensure a stable flow of resources from external sources of support partially determines administrative differentiation. The second perspective, institutionalization, emphasizes the common understandings and social definitions of organizational behavior and structure considered appropriate and nonproblematic and suggests conditions under which dependency will and will not predict the number of administrative offices that manage funding relations. The results of the analyses indicate that dependence on nontraditional sources of ...


Organizational Institutionalism And Sociology: A Reflection, Pamela S. Tolbert 2011 Cornell University

Organizational Institutionalism And Sociology: A Reflection, Pamela S. Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

[Excerpt] In 1991, DiMaggio and Powell observed: Institutional theory presents a paradox. Institutional analysis is as old as Emile Durkheim's exhortation to study 'social facts as things', yet sufficiently novel to be preceded by new in much of the contemporary literature. (1991: 1) We argue that this paradox is, at least in part, the result of a long-standing tension in sociology between more materialist, interest-driven explanations of behavior and ideational, normative explanations, a tension that has often driven oscillating waves of sociological theorizing. It underlies many classical debates (e.g., between Spencer and Durkheim, Weber and Marx, and even ...


Physicians’ Work, Alice A. Oberfield, Pamela S. Tolbert 2011 Cornell University

Physicians’ Work, Alice A. Oberfield, Pamela S. Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

[Excerpt] In order to evaluate the full impact of such changes on physicians' work and the health care system, it is necessary to understand the forces bringing change about. Thus, we begin by providing a brief history of the contemporary medical care system, then turn to an assessment of current trends and their consequences for the practice of medicine.


Institutional Sources Of Organizational Culture In Major Law Firms, Pamela S. Tolbert 2011 Cornell University

Institutional Sources Of Organizational Culture In Major Law Firms, Pamela S. Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

[Excerpt] A large body of research has been generated within the last few years on the forms and functions of organizational culture and on the consequences of culture for organizational control and effectiveness. Surprisingly little attention has been given, however, to the sources of organizational culture and, in particular, to the features of organizations that affect its maintenance and transmission. This chapter uses an institutionalization perspective to explore these issues.


Organizational Demography And Individual Careers: Structure, Norms, And Outcomes, Barbara Lawrence, Pamela Tolbert 2011 University of California - Los Angeles

Organizational Demography And Individual Careers: Structure, Norms, And Outcomes, Barbara Lawrence, Pamela Tolbert

Pamela S Tolbert

[Excerpt] As the terms career choices and opportunity structure suggest, demographic influences on careers operate at multiple levels of analysis: at the individual level, on individuals' perceptions of work environments and career decisions, and at the organization level, on group dynamics and organizational selection processes. However, there are few theories that explicate the processes that bridge these levels. What are the dynamics by which demographic patterns influence an individual's career choices? Similarly, how do individual actions shape the processes of demographic change within organizations? This chapter presents one approach to exploring such questions.


The Economics Of Predation: What Drives Pricing When There Is Learning-By-Doing?, David Besanko, Ulrich Doraszelski, Yaroslav Kryukov 2011 Northwestern University

The Economics Of Predation: What Drives Pricing When There Is Learning-By-Doing?, David Besanko, Ulrich Doraszelski, Yaroslav Kryukov

Tepper School of Business

Predatory pricing—a deliberate strategy of pricing aggressively in order to eliminate competitors—is one of the more contentious areas of antitrust policy and its existence and efficacy are widely debated. The purpose of this paper is to formally characterizes predatory pricing in a modern industry dynamics framework. We endogenize competitive advantage and industry structure through learning-by-doing. We show that we can isolate and measure a firm’s predatory incentives by decomposing the equilibrium pricing condition. Our decomposition maps into existing economic definitions of predation and provides us with a coherent and flexible way to develop alternative characterizations of a ...


Assessing Audit Risk, Annetta M. Gibson 2011 Andrews University

Assessing Audit Risk, Annetta M. Gibson

Faculty Publications

Presentation for the General Conference Auditing Service meeting, San Diego, California, June 20, 2011.


Cittaslow, Slow Cities, Slow Food: Searching For A Model For The Development Of Slow Tourism, Linda Lowry, Misoon Lee 2011 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Cittaslow, Slow Cities, Slow Food: Searching For A Model For The Development Of Slow Tourism, Linda Lowry, Misoon Lee

Linda L Lowry

Slow Tourism, a new trend that originated in Italy, is now traversing the globe. This study traces its evolution, synthesizes existing definitions, and develops a conceptual model for the stages of Slow Tourism development. It uses a qualitative, exploratory framework situated in the paradigms of constructivism and critical theory and a critical, interpretative form of inquiry and analysis. Data sources included various types of secondary data as well as primary data collected during personal interviews conducted in November of 2010 with key leaders in the first two CittaSlow designated cities in the U.S. Findings suggest that Slow Tourism, which ...


Castigo Al Éxito, Guillermo Arosemena 2011 SelectedWorks

Castigo Al Éxito, Guillermo Arosemena

Guillermo Arosemena

No abstract provided.


Designing Fuzzy Multi Criteria Decision Making Model For Best Selection Of Areas For Improvement In Efqm, J Dodangeh 2011 SelectedWorks

Designing Fuzzy Multi Criteria Decision Making Model For Best Selection Of Areas For Improvement In Efqm, J Dodangeh

Javad Dodangeh

In a growingly competitive business environment, numerous organizations adopt the total quality management (TQM) approach, to struggle for business excellence. To monitor the progress towards business excellence, thousands of organizations across the world use self-assessment on a regular basis. There are a few popular business excellence models, that provide standard criteria against which an organization can measure its performances. European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) is the most popular ones. The EFQM Excellence Model was introduced at the beginning of 1992, as the framework for assessing organizations for the European Quality Award. It is now the most widely used organizational ...


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