Eric Van den Steen

Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit

Professor

Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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126

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55

Scholarly Papers (21)

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 22

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Organizational Beliefs and Managerial Vision

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Aug 2001
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 1,882 (8,855)
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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 1,119 (20,332)
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homogeneity, shared beliefs, differing priors, corporate culture

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Skill or Luck? Biases of Rational Agents

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Rational Agents, Heterogeneous Priors, Attribution and Inference Bias, Behavioral Bias, Overconfidence, Self-serving Bias

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

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

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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: 13 Dec 2019
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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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: 13 Dec 2019
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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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
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theory of the firm, authority, interpersonal authority, differing priors, heterogeneous priors, asset ownership

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Equity Participations, Hold-Up, and Firm Boundaries

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Mar 2002
Eric Van den Steen
Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Hold-up, Equity, Equity Participation, Incomplete Contracts, Theory of the Firm, Firm Boundaries

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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
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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Knowledge Management, Know-how, Competency Trap, Best Practice

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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
Downloads 405 (78,930)
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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
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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
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control, authority, complements, differing priors, heterogeneous priors

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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 311 (106,417)
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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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Birds of a Feather . . . Enforce Social Norms? Interactions Among Culture, Norms, and Strategy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 20-045, UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2019
Hongyi Li and Eric Van den Steen
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 53 (414,774)
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Strategy, Culture, Norms

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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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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

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Bananas (B)

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

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Bananas (A)

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

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