Michael A. Hitt

Texas A&M University - Department of Management

Distinguished Professor, Joe B. Foster Chair in Business Leadership and the C.W. and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures

430 Wehner

College Station, TX 77843-4218

United States

Texas Christian University

Distinguished Research Fellow

Fort Worth, TX 76129

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Strategic Leadership for the 21st Century

Business Horizons (2010) 53, 437-444, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Michael A. Hitt, Katalin Takacs Haynes and Roy Serpa
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University, Mays Business School and University of Texas A&M (Retired)
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Managing Firm Resources in Dynamic Environments to Create Value: Looking Inside the Black Box

Academy of Management Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
David G. Sirmon, Michael A. Hitt and R. Duane Ireland
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 1,895 (7,750)
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Resource management, RBV, environment

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A Model of Strategic Entrepreneurship: The Construct and its Dimensions

Journal of Management, Vol. 29, No. 6, 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
R. Duane Ireland, Michael A. Hitt and David G. Sirmon
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University
Downloads 1,159 (16,996)
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strategic entrepreneurship, resource management, opportunity, advantage

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Managing Resources: Linking Unique Resources, Management and Wealth Creation in Family Firms

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 339-358, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
David G. Sirmon and Michael A. Hitt
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Resource management, RBV, family firms

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Strategic Entrepreneurship: Creating Value for Individuals, Organizations, and Society

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 May 2012
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Learning by Doing: Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Business Research, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Sam Houston State University, Miami University - Farmer School of Business, Arizona State University (ASU), Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Louisiana Tech University - College of Business
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Relevance of Strategic Management Theory and Research for Supply Chain Management

Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 47, No. 1, p. 9, January 2011, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-25
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Michael A. Hitt
Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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strategic management, resource-based view, transaction cost economics, organizational learning, social capital

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Toward a Model of Strategic Outsourcing

Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 464-481, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Tim R. Holcomb and Michael A. Hitt
Miami University - Farmer School of Business and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Contingencies within Dynamic Managerial Capabilities: Interdependent Effects of Resource Investment and Deployment on Firm Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 30, No. 13, pp. 1375-1394, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2011
David G. Sirmon and Michael A. Hitt
Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Dynamic managerial capabilities, Asset orchestration, Resource management, Resource investment, Resource deployment, Contingency theory

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The Interrelationships Among Informal Institutions, Formal Institutions, and Inward Foreign Direct Investment

Journal of Management, Forthcoming, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Florida State University - Department of Management, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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institutional theory, formal and informal institutions, foreign direct investment, construct validity, internationalization

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Creating Value in the Face of Declining Performance: Firm Strategies and Organizational Recovery

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 271-283, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Dec 2008
Birmingham-Southern College, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Miami University - Farmer School of Business
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Value creation, resource-based view, growth strategies, investor expectations, organizational recovery

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Contingency Hypotheses in Strategic Management Research: Use, Disuse, or Misuse?

Journal of Management, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 278-313, January 2012 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Delaware - Business Administration, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, University of Denver and Auburn University
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contingency theory, strategic management, research methods

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Resource Management in Dyadic Competitive Rivalry: The Effects of Resource Bundling and Deployment

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
David G. Sirmon, Steve Gove and Michael A. Hitt
Texas A&M University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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resource management, RBV, bundling, deployment, flexibility, resources

Architecture of Entrepreneurial Learning: Exploring the Link Among Heuristics, Knowledge, and Action

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (Special Issue on Strategic Entrepreneurship), Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 173-198, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Miami University - Farmer School of Business, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Florida State University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 211 (141,731)
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entrepreneurial learning, heuristics, knowledge, entrepreneurial action, strategic entrepreneurship

Architecture of Entrepreneurial Learning: Exploring the Link Among Heuristics, Knowledge, and Action

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 167-192, January 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jan 2009
Miami University - Farmer School of Business, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Florida State University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Why Can't a Family Business Be More Like a Nonfamily Business? Modes of Professionalization in Family Firms

Family Business Review, September 2011 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Alex Stewart and Michael A. Hitt
Marquette University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 202 (147,871)
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professionalization, family firms, performance, entrepreneurship, hybrid organizations

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Resource Orchestration to Create Competitive Advantage: Breadth, Depth, and Life Cycle Effects

Journal of Management, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 1390-1412, September 2011 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-18
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Rutgers Business School
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resource-based theory, resource management, asset orchestration, competitive advantage, bundle

The Dynamic Interplay of Capability Strengths and Weaknesses: Investigating the Bases of Temporary Competitive Advantage

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 31, No. 13, pp. 1386-1409, 2010, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2012
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, EM LYON Business School and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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RBV, resource management, weakness, temporary, competitive advantage

The Dynamic Interplay of Capability Strengths and Weaknesses: Investigating the Bases of Temporary Competitive Advantage

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 31, p. 1386, 2010, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, EM LYON Business School and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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competitive advantage, capabilities, weakness, strength, durability

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Expatriates and Corporate-Level International Strategy: Governing with the Knowledge Contract

Management Decision, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 564-581, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jul 2009
Auburn University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Expatriates, International business, Corporate strategy, Knowledge management, knowledge contract

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Governance in Multilateral R&D Alliances

Organization Science, pp. 1-20, 2011 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Oregon State University - College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship
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R&D alliance, multilateral alliance, trilateral alliance, bilateral alliance, knowledge sharing, knowledge protection, governance, social exchange theory, alliance performance, alliance longevity

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Diversification to Achieve Scale and Scope: The Strategic Implications of Resource Management for Value Creation

Advances in Strategic Management: Ecology and Strategy, Vol. 23, pp. 549-587, 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Tim R. Holcomb, R. Michael Holmes and Michael A. Hitt
Miami University - Farmer School of Business, Florida State University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Diversification, resource-based view, resource management, resource-based view

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The Vicarious Wisdom of Crowds: Toward a Behavioral Perspective on Investor Reactions to Acquisition Announcements

Strat. Mgmt. J. (2012), Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2012
Mario Schijven and Michael A. Hitt
Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 148 (194,419)
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behavioral theory, investor reactions, management perceptions, acquisition premium, event-study methodology

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The Value of Research and its Evaluation in Business Schools: Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg?

Journal of Management Inquiry, November 2011 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-22
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Michael A. Hitt and Charles R. Greer
Texas A&M University - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 145 (197,635)
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academic research, knowledge development, research evaluation

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Where is the Opportunity Without the Customer? An Integration of Marketing Activities, the Entrepreneurship Process, and Institutional Theory

Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vol. 39, p. 537, 2011, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship process, Market orientation, Marketing mix, Institutional theory, Customer needs, Opportunity

Marching to the Beat of Different Drummers: The Influence of Institutional Owners on Competitive Actions

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 53, pp. 723-742, 2010 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Auburn University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Arizona State University (ASU) and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 99 (264,326)
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Marching to the Beat of Different Drummers: The Influence of Institutional Owners on Competitive Actions

Academy of Management Journal, 2009
Posted: 29 Jul 2009
Auburn University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Arizona State University (ASU) and Texas A&M University - Department of Management

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institutional investors, ownership, competitive dynamics

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Institutional Polycentrism, Entrepreneurs’ Social Networks, and New Venture Growth

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 1060
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Stanford University - Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES), Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Arizona State University, EM LYON Business School, Oklahoma State University - Tulsa and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship
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Institutional polycentrism, networks, new venture growth, Institutions, Networks, Entrepreneurship, New ventures, and Emerging economies

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Complementary Technologies, Knowledge Relatedness, and Invention Outcomes in High Technology Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 31, pp. 601-628, 2010 , Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Marianna Makri, Michael A. Hitt and Peter J. Lane
University of Miami - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and University of New Hampshire - Whittemore School of Business and Economics
Downloads 80 (299,959)
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M&A, science, technology, innovation, similarity, complementarity

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Beyond Risk Mitigation: Enhancing Corporate Innovation with Scenario Planning

Business Horizons, Vol. 52
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Baylor University, Sam Houston State University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
Downloads 71 (321,288)
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exogenous shock, scenario planning, corporate entrepreneurship, innovation

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Acquisition Premiums, Subsequent Workforce Reductions and Post-Acquisition Performance

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 709-732, July 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2007
Hema A. Krishnan, Michael A. Hitt and Daewoo Park
Xavier University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Emerging Markets as Learning Laboratories: Learning Behaviors of Local Firms and Foreign Entrants in Different Institutional Contexts

Management and Organization Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 353-380, November 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Michael A. Hitt, Haiyang Li and William J. Worthington
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Baylor University
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Knowledge Synthesis for Scientific Management: Practical Integration for Complexity versus Scientific Fragmentation for Simplicity

Journal of Management Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
Victor Zitian Chen and Michael A. Hitt
University of North Carolina, CharlotteUniversity of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - The Belk College of Business Administration and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Knowledge synthesis, Scientific management, Integration, Fragmentation

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The Role of Family Influence in Firms' Strategic Responses to Threat of Imitation

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 979-998, November 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Texas A&M University, EM LYON Business School, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
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Internationalization of Family‐Controlled Firms: A Study of the Effects of External Involvement in Governance

Special Issue on Family Business, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 1115-1143, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
EM LYON Business School, Jonkoping University - Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS), Jonkoping University - Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS) and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Why is Family Firms' Internationalization Unique? A Meta‐Analysis

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 41, Issue 5, pp. 801-831, 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
EM LYON Business School, Adolfo Ibanez University, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and University of South Carolina - Department of International Business
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All Things Great and Small: Organizational Size, Boundaries of the Firm, and a Changing Environment

The Academy of Management Annals, Volume 9, Issue 1, 715-802, 2015 DOI/10.1080/19416520.2015.1027086, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2916817
Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Management

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Firm Size, Organizational Size, Boundaries of the Firm, Bureaucracy, Complexity, Environment, Hierarchy, Contingency Theory, Legitimacy, Status, Inertia, Scrutiny, Resource-Based, Knowledge-Based View, Economies of Scale, Economies of Scope

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Resource Orchestration for Innovation: Structuring and Bundling Resources in Growth- and Maturity-Stage Firms

Long Range Planning, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Texas A&M University, Jonkoping University - Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS), Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Frostburg State University - Department of Management and University of Catania

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Resource Orchestration, Innovation, Firm Life-Cycle, Contingency Theory

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The Dark Side of Leadership: Towards a Mid‐Range Theory of Hubris and Greed in Entrepreneurial Contexts

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 479-505, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Apr 2015
University of Delaware - Business Administration, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and University of Cincinnati
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corporate ventures, entrepreneurial leadership, family firms, greed, hubris, human capital, social capital, young startups

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Family Ties in Entrepreneurs' Social Networks and New Venture Growth

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 313-344, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
EM LYON Business School, Harvard University - Davis Center, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and Arizona State University (ASU)
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The Effects of Cross‐Border and Cross‐Industry Mergers and Acquisitions on Home‐Region and Global Multinational Enterprises

British Journal of Management, Vol. 25, pp. S116-S132, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of Reading, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics and University of the West of England (UWE)
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International Diversification: Antecedents, Outcomes, and Moderators

Journal of Management, Vol. 6, No. 32, pp. 831-867, 2006
Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and Auburn University

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international diversification, internationalization, globalization, multinational

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Business Ethics, Strategic Decision Making and Firm Performance

Business Horizons, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2007
Posted: 01 Jan 2009
Michael A. Hitt and Jamie D. Collins
Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Sam Houston State University

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business ethics, strategic decision making, firm performance

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The Strategic Evolution of Large U.S. Law Firms

Business Horizons, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Michael A. Hitt, Leonard Bierman and Jamie D. Collins
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and Sam Houston State University

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Leveraging Tacit Knowledge in Alliances: The Importance of Using Relational Capabilities to Build and Leverage Relational Capital

Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2006
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Jamie D. Collins and Michael A. Hitt
Sam Houston State University and Texas A&M University - Department of Management

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knowledge management, relational capital, collaboration, strategic alliances

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Balancing Vertical Integration and Strategic Outsourcing: Effects on Product Portfolio, Product Success, and Firm Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, 2006
Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Frank T. Rothaermel, Michael A. Hitt and Lloyd Jobe
Georgia Institute of Technology, Texas A&M University - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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boundaries of the firm, vertical integration, strategic outsourcing, taper integration, quasi integration, product portfolio, product success, firm performance, panel data analysis, microcomputer industry