Edward B. Roberts

Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology Chair Management of Technology and Innovation Gr

100 Main Street, E62-440

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

The Contingent Effects of Top Management Teams on Venture Performance: Aligning Founding Team Composition with Innovation Strategy and Commercialization Environment

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4762-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 1,099 (13,724)
Citation 2

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, performance, strategy, founding conditions, founding teams, new firms

Bringing Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 288 (81,793)
Citation 2

Abstract:

organizational capabilities, contracting, organizational economics, entrepreneurship, resource-based view

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E-Business Transformation via Alliance Clusters

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4178-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Nov 2001
Lucent Technologies - Lucent Billing and Customer Care, Analysis Group, Inc., Xerox Corp. - Global Solutions Group and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 819 (21,227)
Citation 1

Abstract:

alliances, corporate entrepreneurship, corporate venturing, e-business, Hewlett Packard, IBM

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Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2009
Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 791 (18,555)
Citation 7

Abstract:

mit, massachussetts institute of technology, alumni, spinoff, entrepreneurship, survey

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Ally or Acquire? Case Studies of Compaq and Cisco as Additional Tests of the External Technology Life Cycle Model

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4421-03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Sep 2003
Edward B. Roberts and Kathy Wenyun Liu
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
Downloads 788 (21,893)

Abstract:

External Technology Life Cycle Model, Compaq Computer, Cisco Systems

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Are You Experienced or Are You Talented?: When Does Innate Talent vs. Experience Explain Entrepreneurial Performance?

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Charles E. Eesley and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 704 (24,105)
Citation 3

Abstract:

organizational learning, top management teams, entrepreneurship, exploration, strategy

6.

Spinning-off New Ventures from Academic Institutions in Areas with Weak Entrepreneurial Infrastructure: Insights on the Impact of Spin-off Processes on the Growth-orientation of Ventures

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4311-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Jun 2003
Jean-Jacques Degroof and Edward B. Roberts
MIT Industrial Performance Center and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 690 (26,265)

Abstract:

Academic Spin-offs Processes, Technology Transfer

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Entrepreneurs from Technology-Based Universities

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4596-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
David H. Hsu, Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 561 (35,315)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, University Alumni

8.

Managing Research and Development Across Government Departments: The "Virtual Agency" Concept in the United States

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4174-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2001
Miguel Castro, Roger Foster, Kevin Gunn and Edward B. Roberts
Microsoft Corporation, Booz-Allen-Hamilton, Inc., Government of the United States of America - Electronic Systems Center and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 400 (55,323)

Abstract:

R&D Organizations, "Virtual" R&D, Government R&D, Alliances, Cooperative R&D, Technology Policy

9.

Making System Dynamics Useful: A Personal Memoir

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4649-07
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 May 2007
Edward B. Roberts
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 390 (56,524)

Abstract:

System Dynamics

10.

The Trade-Off between Efficiency and Learning in Interorganizational Relationships for Product Development

Management Science, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 493-511, April 2001
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 May 2005
Maurizio Sobrero and Edward B. Roberts
University of Bologna - Department of Management and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 187 (119,911)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Product development, innovation, interorganizational relationships, efficiency, learning

11.

A Natural Experiment on Institutionalized Choice and Individual Entrepreneurial Behavior

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Delin Yang, Charles E. Eesley, Xiaocong Tian and Edward B. Roberts
Tsinghua University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 185 (107,298)
Citation 1

Abstract:

credit system reform, alumni entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intentions, entrepreneurial activities, institutions

12.

Entrepreneurial Ideation and Organizational Performance: Imprinting Effects

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2014
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 170 (40,830)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, imprinting, business environment, ideation, venture performance

13.

Global R&D Activities of Japanese MNCs in the US: A Triangulation Approach

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4598-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Sam Susumu Kurokawa, Satoshi Iwata and Edward B. Roberts
Drexel University - Organization Sciences, Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 159 (136,384)
Citation 3

Abstract:

MNCs, R&D Management, Knowledge-Based View, International Subsidiaries

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Privatization Processes and the Redefinition of Corporate R&D Boundaries

Research Policy, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 31-53, January 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2005
Federico Munari, Edward B. Roberts and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and University of Bologna - Department of Management
Downloads 144 (154,353)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Privatization, Market deregulation, R&D investments, R&D scope, External collaborations

15.

Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT - An Updated Report

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship Vol. 7, No. 1-2, 2011
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 8 (480,537)
Citation 1

Abstract:

entrepreneurial ecosystem, academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial development

16.

Strategic Management of Supplier-manufacturer Relations in New Product Development

Research Policy, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 159-182, January 2002
Posted: 17 May 2005
Maurizio Sobrero and Edward B. Roberts
University of Bologna - Department of Management and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Abstract:

Innovation, Inter-organizational relationship, New product development, Supply chain management

17.

Managerial Determinants of Industrial R&D Performance: An Analysis of the Global Chemicals/Materials Industry

Posted: 25 Aug 1998
Edward B. Roberts and Paulo Roberto Belloti
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

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Globalization Patterns of Emerging High Technology Companies: An Exploratory Analysis of Desktop Computing

Posted: 23 Aug 1998
Edward B. Roberts and Todd A. Senturia
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

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Policies and Structures for Spinning off New Companies from Research and Development Organizations

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Posted: 22 Aug 1998
Edward B. Roberts and Denis E. Malone
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Government of New Zealand - Department of Labour

Abstract: