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1.

Making Experience Count: The Role of Reflection in Individual Learning

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-093, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-093, HEC Paris Research Paper No. SPE-2016-1181
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
HEC Paris, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 18,246
2.

Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4425-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and The Boston Consulting Group
Downloads 6,400
3.

Quality Management and Job Quality: How the ISO 9001 Standard for Quality Management Systems Affects Employees and Employers

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 09-018, Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,128
4.

Open Innovation and Organizational Boundaries: The Impact of Task Decomposition and Knowledge Distribution on the Locus of Innovation

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 12-57, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 12-057
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 1,640
5.

Scrutiny, Norms, and Selective Disclosure: A Global Study of Greenwashing

Forthcoming in Organization Science, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 11-115, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-115
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Cornell University, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,332
6.

Sustainable Cities: Oxymoron or the Shape of the Future?

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 11-062, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-062
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,238
7.

Scale Without Mass: Business Process Replication and Industry Dynamics

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, IMD International and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,220
8.

Competing with Complementors: An Empirical Look at Amazon.com

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-044
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,186
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10.

Lifting the Veil: The Benefits of Cost Transparency

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-017, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-017
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
University of San Francisco, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,158
11.

Monitoring Global Supply Chains

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-032, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 1,157
12.

Do CEO Activists Make a Difference? Evidence from a Quasi-Field Experiment

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 16-100, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,062
13.

Complexity, Networks and Knowledge Flow

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-09
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management, Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 1,056
14.

Building the Agile Enterprise: IT Architecture, Modularity and the Cost of IT Change

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-060, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-060
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Boston University and Harvard Business School, Finance Unit
Downloads 976
15.

How Open Source Software Works: 'Free' User-to-User Assistance?

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4117-00
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
Downloads 951
16.

How Well Do Social Ratings Actually Measure Corporate Social Responsibility?

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-051
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 938
17.

Small Worlds and Regional Innovation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Greylock McKinnon Associates and Harvard Business School
Downloads 898
18.

Service Quality, Inventory and Competition: An Empirical Analysis of Mobile Money Agents in Africa

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-059
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Technology & Operations Management
Downloads 877
19.

Online Network Revenue Management Using Thompson Sampling

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - School of Engineering and Georgia Institute of Technology - The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)
Downloads 838
20.

The Impact of Supplier Inventory Service Level on Retailer Demand

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-034
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 801
21.

Turning Waste into By-Product

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 07-098
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Boston College
Downloads 743
22.

Bridging Science and Technology through Academic-Industry Partnerships

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 13-058
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 731
23.

How Do Customers Respond to Increased Service Quality Competition?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-084, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-084
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 697
24.

Independent Directors’ Dissent on Boards: Evidence from Listed Companies in China

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 13-089
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
INSEAD and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 685
25.

Lean Principles, Learning, and Software Production: Evidence from Indian Software Services

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 08-001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 677
26.

Performance Responses To Competition Across Skill-Levels In Rank Order Tournaments: Field Evidence and Implications For Tournament Design

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information SciencesHarvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Harvard Business School
Downloads 676
27.

Codes in Context: How States, Markets, and Civil Society Shape Adherence to Global Labor Standards

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 13-045, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of California Hastings College of the Law and Harvard Business School
Downloads 662
28.

Frenemies in Platform Markets: The Case of Apple's iPad vs. Amazon's Kindle

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-087
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Strategy & Management Area, The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 652
29.

Science and the Diffusion of Knowledge

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 600
30.

Are 'Better' Ideas More Likely to Succeed? An Empirical Analysis of Startup Evaluation

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 16-013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS), Business School - Department of Strategy and Policy, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 578
31.

Signaling without Certification: The Critical Role of Civil Society Scrutiny

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-009, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-32
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Erb Institute & Graham Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and Harvard Business School
Downloads 552
32.

Community, Joining, and Specialization in Open Source Software Innovation: A Case Study

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4413-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich, Universität St. Gallen and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
Downloads 547
33.

Team Scaffolds: How Meso-Level Structures Support Role-based Coordination in Temporary Groups

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 12-062
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 520
34.

Managing Know-How

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-039
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Boston College and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 503
35.

Responding to Public and Private Politics: Corporate Disclosure of Climate Change Strategies

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 09-019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 470
36.

Evaluating the Impact of SA 8000 Certification

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 08-097
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 May 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Harvard University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Business School
Downloads 440
37.

Competition and Social Identity in the Workplace: Evidence from a Chinese Textile Firm

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Colgate University - Economics Department and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 424
38.

How Firms Respond to Being Rated

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 08-025
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 422
39.

Towards a Prescriptive Theory of Dynamic Capabilities: Connecting Strategic Choice, Learning, and Competition

Harvard Business School Technology and Operations Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-146
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 407
40.

IP Modularity: Profiting from Innovation by Aligning Product Architecture with Intellectual Property

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 13-012, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 13-012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Working Paper Series
TUM School of Management - Technische Universität München (TUM), Harvard Business School, Finance Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 402
41.

Self-Regulatory Institutions for Solving Environmental Problems: Perspectives and Contributions from the Management Literature

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-089
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Harvard Business School
Downloads 399
42.

Engaging Supply Chains in Climate Change

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 12-026
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 390
43.

The Effects of Increasing Competition and Uncertainty on Incentives and Extreme-Value Outcomes in Innovation Contests

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper, Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2008-6
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Dept. of Economics; College of Computer & Information SciencesHarvard University - Institute for Quantitative Social Science, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
Downloads 389
44.

The Impact of Component Modularity on Design Evolution: Evidence from the Software Industry

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 08-038
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School, Finance Unit
Downloads 388
45.

Discretionary Task Ordering: Queue Management in Radiological Services

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 16-051
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at San Antonio, Harvard Business School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 387
46.

Exploring the Duality between Product and Organizational Architectures: A Test of the Mirroring Hypothesis

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 08-039, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 08-039
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School, Finance Unit
Downloads 379
47.

Thinking About Technology: Applying a Cognitive Lens to Technical Change

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 04-039, Research Policy, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 04-039
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston College
Downloads 378
48.

The Effect of Labor on Profitability: The Role of Quality

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 09-040
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 377
49.

Do Market Leaders Lead in Business Process Innovation? The Case(s) of E-Business Adoption

Management Science, 61(6) June 2015, 1197-1216. Lead article, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 10-104, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- CES-WP-11-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Strategic Management
Downloads 365
50.

Performance Tradeoffs in Team Knowledge Sourcing

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 11-031
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 365