Frank Nagle

Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

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Boston, MA 02163

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

The Value of Open Source Software

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 24-038
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jan 2024
Manuel Hoffmann, Frank Nagle and Yanuo Zhou
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and University of Toronto
Downloads 2,738 (8,897)

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Innovating Without Information Constraints: Organizations, Communities, and Innovation When Information Costs Approach Zero

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 14-043
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 1,185 (32,527)
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Managing Innovation, Information Costs, Information Constraints, Communities, Organization Boundaries, Technological Progress, Platforms and Ecosystems, User Innovation

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Government Technology Policy, Social Value, and National Competitiveness

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-103
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Frank Nagle
Harvard Business School
Downloads 988 (42,138)
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The Digital Commons: Tragedy or Opportunity? A Reflection on the 50th Anniversary of Hardin’s Tragedy of the Commons

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-060
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Frank Nagle
Harvard Business School
Downloads 933 (45,615)
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Transaction Cost Economics in the Digital Economy: A Research Agenda

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 21-009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Frank Nagle, Robert Seamans and Steven Tadelis
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Why Do User Communities Matter for Strategy?

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-126
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2019
Sonali Shah and Frank Nagle
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Harvard Business School
Downloads 795 (56,838)
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Learning by Contributing: Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Contribution to Crowdsourced Public Goods

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Frank Nagle
Harvard Business School
Downloads 688 (68,813)
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organizational learning, crowdsourcing, public goods, open source software

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Jack of All Trades and Master of Knowledge: The Role of Diversification in New Distant Knowledge Integration

USC-INET Research Paper No. 17-23 (R)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Frank Nagle and Florenta Teodoridis
Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 608 (80,523)
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Innovation, Exploration, Recombination, Diversification, Specialization, Collaboration, Process of Knowledge Creation

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Open Source Software and Firm Productivity

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 15-062
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2017
Frank Nagle
Harvard Business School
Downloads 583 (84,782)
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Economics of IT, open source software, firm productivity, digital dark matter

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Open Source Software and Global Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 20-139, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 20-139
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2023
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Management, Harvard Business School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
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open source software, GitHub, Software, Entrepreneurship, Global Range, Development Economics

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Mapping Organizational-Level Networks Using Individual-Level Connections: Evidence from Online Professional Networks

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 24-010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2023
Shelley Xin Li, Frank Nagle and Aner Zhou
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Harvard Business School and San Diego State University
Downloads 376 (143,024)

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Online Word of Mouth and Product Quality Disagreement

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 13-091
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Frank Nagle and Christoph Riedl
Harvard Business School and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 290 (189,022)
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Online word of mouth, online communities, consumer behavior, online product reviews, viral marketing

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The Translucent Hand of Managed Ecosystems: Engaging Communities for Value Creation and Capture

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-096, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 19-096, Academy of Management Annals, Vol 16 (1), 2022.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jul 2023
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 233 (235,266)
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Ecosystems, Platforms, Open and User Innovation Strategy, Capabilities

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Does Who Helps You Impact Your Behavior? Examining the Effects of Social Interactions on Knowledge Sharing in Online Communities

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 21-026
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Eunkwang Seo, Frank Nagle and Sonali Shah
Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University, Harvard Business School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 173 (308,679)

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online communities, knowledge development, innovation

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Contributing to Growth? The Role of Open Source Software for Global Startups

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 24-040, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 24-040
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jan 2024
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Management, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Entrepreneurship, open source software, GitHub, human capital, global entrepreneurship, scaling, entrepreneurial strategy

16.

Digital Dark Matter and the Economic Contribution of Apache

NBER Working Paper No. w19507
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2023
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 65 (610,182)
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Accelerating Innovation Through a Network of Ecosystems

Altman, E. J., & Nagle, F. 2020. Accelerating Innovation Through a Network of Ecosystems: What companies can learn from one of the world's largest networks of accelerator labs. MIT Sloan Management Review, 61(4).
Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Elizabeth J. Altman and Frank Nagle
University of Massachusetts Lowell and Harvard Business School

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Innovation, Ecosystems, Sustainable Development Goals, Networks