Brian Wu

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

701 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

When Suppliers Climb the Value Chain: A Theory of Value Distribution in Vertical Relationships

Forthcoming at Management Science
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Zhixi Wan and Brian Wu
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Value chain climbing, value chain, value distribution, capabilities, competition, market entry

Hyperspecialization and Hyperscaling: A Resource-based Theory of the Digital Firm

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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digital firms, scalability, opportunity costs, scale and scope, resource-based view

Hyperspecialization and Hyperscaling: A Resource-Based Theory of the Digital Firm

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16493
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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digital firms, firm resources, opportunity costs, scalability, scale and scope

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Complementary Assets as Pipes and Prisms: Innovation Incentives and Trajectory Choices

Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Brian Wu, Zhixi Wan and Daniel Levinthal
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Complementary assets, technology strategy, innovation incentives, complement-preserving trajectory, complement-disrupting trajectory

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DESIGNING ONLINE PLATFORMS FOR CUSTOMIZED GOODS AND SERVICES: A MARKET-FRICTIONS BASED PERSPECTIVE

Academy of Management Review
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Leon Yang Chu and Brian Wu
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Institutional Barriers and Industry Dynamics

Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference 2009 Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Sea-Jin Chang and Brian Wu
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Business Policy and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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industry dynamics, institutional barriers, incumbents, new entrants, liberalization

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Opportunity Costs and Non-Scale Free Capabilities: Profit Maximization, Corporate Scope, and Profit Margins

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
Daniel Levinthal and Brian Wu
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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corporate diversification, firm capabilities, opportunity cost, diversification discount, market maturity

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Adaptation Across Multiple Landscapes: Relatedness, Complexity, and the Long Run Effects of Coordination in Diversified Firms

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2019
Mo Chen, Aseem Kaul and Brian Wu
University of Maryland - Department of Management & Organization, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Diversification, Coordination Cost, Adaptation, Complexity, Relatedness, NK Model

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Incumbent Repositioning with Decision Biases

Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 30 May 2019
Xianjin Du, Meng Li and Brian Wu
Hefei University of Technology - School of Business, University of Houston - Department of Decision & Information Sciences and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Repositioning Costs, Overestimation, Underestimation, Behavioral Strategy, Awareness

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A Capabilities-Based Perspective on Target Selection in Acquisitions

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1270
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Aseem Kaul and Brian Wu
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Acquisitions, Organizational Capabilities, Acquisition Capabilities, Geographic Diversification, Target Choice

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The Performance Effects of Creative Imitation on Original Products: Evidence From Lab and Field Experiments

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Antai Management School, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of California Irvine and UTS Business School, University of Technology
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Creative imitation, Choice set, Product quality, Consumer satisfaction, Expectancy disconfirmation

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Corporate Strategy: An Opportunity Cost Perspective

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Nov 2022
Daniel Levinthal and Brian Wu
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Corporate Strategy, Resource Allocation, Opportunity Cost

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How Incentive Structure Affects the Effectiveness of Referral Strategy: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on a Lending Platform

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
John (Qiang) Li, Bo Zhao and Brian Wu
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Incentive structure; Referrals; Firm growth; Platform

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Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Forthcoming, Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 20-16
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, INSEAD and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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emerging economies, entrepreneurship, founders, governance, institutional logics, new ventures, resource mobilization

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Capability Interactions and Adaptation to Demand-Side Change

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2019/55/EFE
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
University of Central Florida - Department of Management, INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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demand shock, adaptation, customer preferences, capabilities

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The Dynamics of Learning and Competition in Schumpeterian Environments

Forthcoming at Organization Science
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 38 (639,488)
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competitive dynamics, evolutionary theory, absorptive capacity, Schumpeterian environments, creative divergence, knowledge spillovers

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Reconceptualizing Imitation: Implications For Dynamic Capabilities, Innovation, And Competitive Advantage

Academy of Management Annals, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Sep 2022
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Imperial College London, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Imperial College Business School and University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee School of Business
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Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/33/EFE
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, INSEAD and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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emerging economies, entrepreneurship, founders, governance, institutional logics, new ventures, resource mobilization

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The Many Dimensions of Research on Designing Flat Firms

Journal of Organization Design, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2022
Oliver Baumann and Brian Wu
University of Southern Denmark - Strategic Organization Design Unit (SOD) and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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