Eric Van den Steen

Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

Professor

Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Shareholder Interests, Human Capital Investment and Corporate Governance

Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 1631
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Donald John Roberts and Eric Van den Steen
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Citation 1

Organizational Beliefs and Managerial Vision

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4224-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Aug 2001
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Citation 1

Abstract:

vision, organizational beliefs, culture, heterogeneous priors, differing priors

Organizational Beliefs and Managerial Vision

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 256-283, 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

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On the Origin of Shared Beliefs (and Corporate Culture)

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4553-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 1,065 (15,439)

Abstract:

homogeneity, shared beliefs, differing priors, corporate culture

4.

Skill or Luck? Biases of Rational Agents

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4255-02
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Rational Agents, Heterogeneous Priors, Attribution and Inference Bias, Behavioral Bias, Overconfidence, Self-serving Bias

5.

The Limits of Authority: Motivation versus Coordination

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4626-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Abstract:

delegation, motivation, coordination, authority, differing priors, heterogeneous priors

6.

Too Motivated?

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4547-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 862 (19,888)

Abstract:

differing priors, low-powered incentives, intrinsic motivation, authority, subjective evaluation

7.

Interpersonal Authority in a Theory of the Firm

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4667-07
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2008
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 569 (37,158)

Abstract:

theory of the firm, authority, interpersonal authority, differing priors, heterogeneous priors, asset ownership

8.

Equity Participations, Hold-up, and Firm Boundaries

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4352-02
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Mar 2002
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Abstract:

Hold-up, Equity, Equity Participation, Incomplete Contracts, Theory of the Firm, Firm Boundaries

9.

Managing Know-How

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 07-039
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Deishin Lee and Eric Van den Steen
Boston College and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Knowledge Management, Know-how, Competency Trap, Best Practice

10.

A Formal Theory of Strategy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 14-058
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2014
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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11.

Disagreement and the Allocation of Control

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4610-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jun 2006
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 323 (75,886)

Abstract:

control, authority, complements, differing priors, heterogeneous priors

12.

A Theory of Explicitly Formulated Strategy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 12-102
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 May 2012
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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13.

Strategy and the Strategist: How it Matters Who Develops the Strategy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 17-002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 308 (42,503)

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14.

Culture Clash: The Costs and Benefits of Homogeneity

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 10-003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 285 (86,455)
Citation 1

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15.

Authority Versus Persuasion

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 09-085
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jan 2009
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 266 (72,619)

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16.

Overconfidence by Bayesian Rational Agents

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 11-049
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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17.

Akamai's Edge (B)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-456
Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

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18.

Bananas (A)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-451
Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

Abstract:

19.

Bananas (B)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-452
Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

Abstract:

20.

Akamai's Edge (A)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-455
Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

Abstract: