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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 18,758
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 6,510
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 2,134
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 1,679
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 1,354
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, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,259
7.

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 1,238
8.

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 1,238
9.

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 1,193
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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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,166
12.

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 1,060
13.

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 992
14.

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 959
15.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 943
16.

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 905
17.

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 894
18.

Online Network Revenue Management Using Thompson Sampling

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
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 888
19.

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 812
20.

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 744
21.

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 735
22.

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 705
23.

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 697
24.

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 687
25.

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 683
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 679
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 664
28.

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 604
29.

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 589
30.

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 562
31.

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 552
32.

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 521
33.

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 506
34.

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 472
35.

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 443
36.

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 433
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 431
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 423
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 410
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 404
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 401
42.

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 395
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 393
44.

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 391
45.

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 388
46.

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 382
47.

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
48.

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 372
49.

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
50.

Creating Reciprocal Value Through Operational Transparency

Management Science (Forthcoming), Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 14-115
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University College London
Downloads 354