Fernando F. Suarez

Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Boston, MA 02115

United States

http://www.fernandofsuarez.com

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Half-Truth of First-Mover Advantage

Harvard Business Review, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and Gianvito Lanzolla
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Cass Business School
Downloads 105 (105,888)
Citation 4

Abstract:

first mover advatage, firm strategy, technology

Innovation, Competition, and Industry Structure

Research Policy, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
James Utterback and Fernando F. Suarez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 91 (227,010)
Citation 29

Abstract:

innovation, competition, industry structure, technology, firm survival

Innovation, Competition, and Industry Structure

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
James Utterback and Fernando F. Suarez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Abstract:

Standardization, Industry structures, Firm turnover, Technological change, Market exit, Market entry, Organizational practices, Market competition, Firm survival, Startups, Closing firms, Firm strategies, Product development, Competitive advantages

3.

Strategies for Survival in Fast-Changing Industries

Management Science, Vol. 44, No. 12, December 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Dec 2013
Clayton M. Christensen, Fernando F. Suarez and James Utterback
Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 84 (163,505)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Dominant Designs, Innovation, Standards, Disk Drives, Strategy, Technology

4.

Services, Industry Evolution and the Competitive Strategies of Product Firms

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2014
Michael Cusumano, Steven Kahl and Fernando F. Suarez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Dartmouth College and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 72 (173,257)

Abstract:

services, strategy, industry evolution, industry lifecycle

5.

Patterns of Industrial Evolution, Dominant Designs, and Firms' Survival

Research on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy, Vol. 5, 1993: 47-87
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and James Utterback
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 71 (161,650)
Citation 1

Abstract:

dominant design, firm survival, industry evolution, industry life cycle

6.

Service and the Business Models of Product Firms: An Empirical Analysis of the Software Industry

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez, Michael Cusumano and Steven Kahl
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 44 (276,950)
Citation 1

Abstract:

services, profitability, industry maturity

7.

The Co-Evolution of Technologies and Categories During Industry Emergence

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming, Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2523923
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Stine Grodal, Aleksios Gotsopoulos and Fernando F. Suarez
Boston University - Department of Strategy & Policy, Sungkyunkwan University - School of Business Administration and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 43 (236,932)

Abstract:

categories, industry evolution, dominant designs, dominant category, industry lifecycle, labels, industry emergence, nascent industries, economic sociology, co-evolution

8.

The Role of Services in Platform Markets

A. Gawer (ed.) Platforms, Markets and Innovation, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and Michael Cusumano
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 43 (163,505)

Abstract:

services, technology, entrepreneurship, platform leaders, change, evolution

9.

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind of Creative Destruction: Reflections on the Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation Research

European Academy of Management and Business Economics, Revista Europea de Direccion y Economía de la Empresa, Vol. 21, pp.154-156, 2012 ,
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 41 (306,483)

Abstract:

technology, innovation, entrepreneurship, strategy, industry change

10.

Hmm...What's That? How Categories Can Help Your Company Be a Tempo Mover in Nascent Industries

MIT Sloan Management Review, Forthcoming, Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2523932
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Fernando F. Suarez and Stine Grodal
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Boston University - Department of Strategy & Policy
Downloads 38 (279,213)

Abstract:

11.

The Role of Environmental Dynamics in Building a First Mover Advantage Theory

Academy of Management Review, Vol. 32, No. 2: 377-392, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and Gianvito Lanzolla
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Cass Business School
Downloads 29 (281,564)
Citation 14

Abstract:

first mover advantage, technology, evolution, market evolution

12.

Environmental Change and Organizational Transformation

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 14, No. 6: 1017-1041, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and Rogelio Oliva
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 28 (249,816)
Citation 1

Abstract:

economic reforms, environmental change, organizational change

13.

Battles for Technological Dominance: An Integrative Framework

Research Policy, Vol. 33, 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 27 (338,751)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Dominant design, Standards, Platform, Technology battles, Technological change

14.

An Empirical Study of Manufacturing Flexibility in Printed Circuit Board Assembly

Operations Research. Vol. 44, No.1, January-February 1996
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez, Michael Cusumano and Charles H. Fine
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 6

Abstract:

manufacturing, flexibility

15.

Learning to Compete: Transforming Firms in the Face of Radical Environment Change

Business Strategy Review, Vol. 13, pp. 62-71, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 May 2003
Fernando F. Suarez and Rogelio Oliva
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 25 (399,909)
Citation 1

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16.

Dominant Designs and the Survival of Firms

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 16, 1995: 415-430
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez and James Utterback
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 24 (265,985)
Citation 30

Abstract:

technology, firm survival, dominant design

17.

Perfect Timing? Dominant Category, Dominant Design, and the Window of Opportunity for Firm Entry

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Fernando F. Suarez, Stine Grodal and Aleksios Gotsopoulos
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Boston University - Department of Strategy & Policy and Sungkyunkwan University - School of Business Administration
Downloads 22 (358,909)

Abstract:

Entry timing advantages, categories, first mover advantage, industry life cycle, dominant design

18.

Network Effects Revisited: The Role of Strong Ties in Technology Selection

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 48, No. 4: 710-720, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Fernando F. Suarez
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 12 (419,628)
Citation 10

Abstract:

network effects, technology, strong ties, telecommunications industry

19.

Closing the Technology Adoption/Use Divide: The Role of Contiguous User Bandwagon

Journal of Management 38, No. 3: 836-859, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Gianvito Lanzolla and Fernando F. Suarez
Cass Business School and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 3 (480,537)

Abstract:

technology adoption, technology use divide, contiguous user bandwagon, information technology adoption, information technology use

20.

Dethroning an Established Platform

MIT Sloan Management Review, Summer 2012, Vol. 53, No. 4
Posted: 06 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Fernando F. Suarez
Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Abstract:

innovation strategy, dominant design, technology

21.

Economic Reforms and the Competitive Environment of Firms

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 131-154, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2017
Rogelio Oliva and Fernando F. Suarez
Texas A&M University and Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKim School of Business
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