Mike Wright

Imperial College London

South Kensington Campus

Exhibition Road

London, Greater London SW7 2AZ

United Kingdom

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Private Equity, Buy‐Outs and Insolvency Risk

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 40, Issue 7-8, pp. 949-990, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre and Imperial College London
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private equity, management buy‐outs, insolvency, bankruptcy

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Digital Affordances, Spatial Affordances, and the Genesis of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Forthcoming in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Special Issue on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Imperial College Business School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Ramon Llull University and Imperial College London
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entrepreneurial ecosystem, digital affordance, spatial affordance, business model innovation, architectural knowledge, startup, scaleup, cluster

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A Framework for Examining the Heterogeneous Opportunities of Value Creation in Private Equity Buyouts

Annals of Corporate Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
SKEMA Business School, Université Côte d'Azur (GREDEG), Tampere University of Technology, Department of Industrial Management and Imperial College London
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Private Equity Targets and Post Investment Performance: A Study of the Corporate Sector in the North and Regions

Leeds University Business School Working Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre and Imperial College London
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Private Equity, Performance, Targets

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Institutional Determinants of University Spin-Off Quantity and Quality: A Longitudinal, Multi-Level, Cross-Country Study

Small Business Economics, 48(2), 361-391
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Nord Universtiy and Imperial College London
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commercialization of research, institutional framework, technology transfer offices, university spin-offs

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The Disadvantage of Incomplete Performance Feedback: Evidence from Private Equity–Backed Buyouts

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Oct 2015
SKEMA Business School, Université Côte d'Azur (GREDEG), HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Imperial College London
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performance feedback, behavioral theory, aspirations, buyouts, private equity

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Understanding Regional Variations in Equity and Growth Finance: An Analysis of the Demand and Supply of Equity Finance in the UK Regions

Number of pages: 182 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Nick Wilson, Marek Kacer and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre, University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC) and Imperial College London
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Entrepreneurial Finance, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Market Failure

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Escalation of Commitment in Venture Capital Decision Making: Differentiating between Domestic and International Investors

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 31, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Vlerick Leuven Ghent Management SchoolGhent University, Vlerick Business School and Imperial College London
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cross-border investments, termination, venture capital, escalating commitment, divestment

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State Capitalism in International Context: Varieties and Variations

Journal of World Business 56, no. 2: 101160.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Imperial College London, Western University, Brandeis University- International Business School, New University of Lisbon, Loughborough University London and Villanova University
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state capitalism, statism, government, state-owned enterprises, international business, state-owned multinationals, sovereign wealth funds, political ideology, political institutions, internationalization

Sustaining the Buyout Governance Model: Inside Secondary Management Buyout Boards

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Ranko Jelic, Dan Zhou and Mike Wright
University of Sussex Business School, University of Reading - Henley Business School and Imperial College London
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Buyouts, Boards, Private Equity, Human Capital

Sustaining the Buyout Governance Model: Inside Secondary Management Buyout Boards

British Journal of Management, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 30-52, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Ranko Jelic, Dan Zhou and Mike Wright
University of Sussex Business School, University of Reading - Henley Business School and Imperial College London
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The Transformation of Network Ties to Develop Entrepreneurial Competencies for University Spin-Offs

Rasmussen, E., Mosey, S., & Wright, M. (2015). The transformation of network ties to develop entrepreneurial competencies for university spin-offs. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 27(7-8), 430-457. DOI:10.1080/08985626.2015.1070536
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Einar Rasmussen, Simon Mosey and Mike Wright
Nord Universtiy, University of Nottingham - Institute for Enterprise and Innovation and Imperial College London
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academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial competencies, network ties, resource acquisition, university spin-off ventures

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The Influence of University Departments on the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Competencies in Spin-Off Ventures

Research Policy, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Einar Rasmussen, Simon Mosey and Mike Wright
Nord Universtiy, University of Nottingham - Institute for Enterprise and Innovation and Imperial College London
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Academic entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial competencies; New venture evolution; University department; University spin-off

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Reassessing the Relationships between Private Equity Investors and Their Portfolio Companies

Small Business Economics, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Mar 2016
Sophie Manigart and Mike Wright
Vlerick Business School and Imperial College London
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private equity;venture capital;business angels;investor heterogeneity

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Entrepreneurship: An Assessment

Forthcoming in Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Sep 2018
Colin Mayer, Donald Siegel and Mike Wright
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Imperial College London
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Entrepreneurship, Job Creation, Growth, Finance, University Spinoffs

Theories From the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, 56(5): 865-894
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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Science Commercialization; Organisation Theory; Entrepreneurship; Management Theory; University

Theories from the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 56, Issue 5, pp. 865-894, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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entrepreneurship, management theory, organization theory, science commercialization, university

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Rumors of an Eclipse Are Exaggerated. The PE Model Is Here To Stay

Annals of Corporate Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Mike Wright and Ranko Jelic
Imperial College London and University of Sussex Business School
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private equity, corporate governance, private ownership, buyouts, IPOs

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Is Job Insecurity Higher in Leveraged Buyouts?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Nick Bacon, Kim Hoque and Mike Wright
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Imperial College London
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Job Insecurity; Leveraged Buyouts, Private Equity, Alternative Investments, Corporate Reorganizations

Is Job Insecurity Higher in Leveraged Buyouts?

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 479-512, 2019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 May 2020
Nick Bacon, Kim Hoque and Mike Wright
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Imperial College London
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Methodological Issues in Governance Research: An Editor's Perspective

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 25, Issue 6, pp. 454-460, 2017
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Igor Filatotchev and Mike Wright
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Imperial College London
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Corporate Governance, methodology, research

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The Institutionalization of Third Stream Activities in UK Higher Education: The Role of Discourse and Metrics

British Journal of Management, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 78-92, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Andy Lockett, Mike Wright and Andrew Wild
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Imperial College London and Nottingham University Business School
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Initial Public Offering Valuation and Prior Shared Experience in the Boardroom of Threshold Ventures: A Study of Industry Effects

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 27, Issue 5, pp. 322-340, 2019
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 May 2020
University Pablo Olavide of Seville, Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Imperial College London
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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Entrepreneurial Ventures, Industry Ambiguity, Initial Public Offering, Prior Shared Experience

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Organizational Goals: Antecedents, Formation Processes and Implications for Firm Behavior and Performance

International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol. 20, pp. S3-S18, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Lancaster University - Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster University - Lancaster University Management School, Imperial College London and Polytechnic University of Milan
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Is it All About Money? – Affective Commitment and the Difference between Family and Non‐Family Sellers in Buyouts

British Journal of Management, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 159-179, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
University of Witten/Herdecke, University of Bern - Institute for Organization and Human Resource, Mississippi State University, Imperial College London and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - The Belk College of Business Administration
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Understanding the Social Role of Entrepreneurship

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 610-629, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Shaker A. Zahra and Mike Wright
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Imperial College London
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blended value, hybrid organizations, social entrepreneurship, sustainability

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Academic Entrepreneurship: Time for a Rethink?

British Journal of Management, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 582-595, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Arizona State UniversityArizona State University and Imperial College London
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Venture Capital Investors and Portfolio Firms

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship Vol. 9, No. 4-5, 2013
Number of pages: 219 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Sophie Manigart and Mike Wright
Vlerick Business School and Imperial College London
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venture capital, VC process, syndication, initial public offering

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Private Equity: Where We Have Been and the Road Ahead

Venture Capital, 21(1), 51-64, 2019
Posted: 22 Jul 2020
Imperial College London, University of Nottingham - Centre for Management Buyout Research (CMBOR), Nottingham University Business School and EMLYON Business School

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Private Equity; Management Buyouts; Entrepreneurial Finance; Management Buying

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Entrepreneurial Co‐Creation: Societal Impact Through Open Innovation

R&D Management, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 318-342, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
M De Silva and Mike Wright
Birkbeck, University of London and Imperial College London
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Moving Ideas from Lab to Marketplace: A Guide to Research

Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange, Published online at EIX.org on January 31 2020, DOI: 10.32617/421-5e344b2776e50
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London

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university-industry relationship; academic entrepreneurship; science commercialisation; management studies

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Knowledge Worker Mobility in Context: Pushing the Boundaries of Theory and Methods

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 1-26, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Dec 2017
Imperial College London, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS) - ISEM & NUS Business School, Copenhagen Business School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business
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employee mobility, entrepreneurial mobility, knowledge workers, organizational mobility, regional mobility

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The Impact of Private Equity on Firms’ Patenting Activity

European Economic Review, Vol. 86, 2016
Posted: 10 May 2017
Kevin Amess, Joel Stiebale and Mike Wright
Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham and Imperial College London

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private equity, leveraged buyout, entrepreneurial buyouts, innovation

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Brexit, Private Equity and Management

British Journal of Management, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 682-686, 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Oct 2016
Imperial College London, University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre, The Oxford Said Finance LabImperial College Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Nottingham University Business School
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State Control and Corporate Governance in Transition Economies: 25 Years on from 1989

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 200-221, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Anna Grosman, Ilya Okhmatovskiy and Mike Wright
Loughborough University London, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Imperial College London
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Corporate Governance, Transition Economies, State Capitalism, China, Russia

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Political Tie Heterogeneity and the Impact of Adverse Shocks on Firm Value

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 8, pp. 1036-1063, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Pei Sun, Kamel Mellahi, Mike Wright and Haoping Xu
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Warwick, Imperial College London and Fudan University
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China, emerging economies, network embeddedness, political risk, political tie, tie heterogeneity

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Private Equity Firm Experience and Buyout Vendor Source: What is Their Impact on Efficiency?

European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 228, 2013
Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Yan Alperovych, Kevin Amess and Mike Wright
EMLYON Business School, Nottingham University Business School and Imperial College London

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Dynamic data envelopment analysis, Private equity, Management buyouts, Divisional private and secondary buyouts, Efficiency

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JMS at 50: Trends Over Time

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 19-37, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Durham Business School, Imperial College London, Durham University and Durham University
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business and management, journal impact, work networks

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In Search of the Impactful and the Interesting: Swings of the Pendulum?

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 50, Issue 8, pp. 1358-1373, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Durham Business School, University of Virginia and Imperial College London
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business schools, impact, journal editing, open access

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Emerging Multinationals from Mid‐Range Economies: The Influence of Institutions and Factor Markets

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 50, Issue 7, pp. 1295-1321, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Arizona State University (ASU) - Management Department, Imperial College London, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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emerging economies, factor markets, institutions, mid‐range emerging economies

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A Convenient Truth: Private Equity and Portfolio Company Growth

Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Nick Wilson and Mike Wright
University of Leeds - Credit Management Research Centre and Imperial College London

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Private Equity, Growth, Performance