Nicolai J. Foss

Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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Milan, MI 20136

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The Theory of the Firm and its Critics: A Stocktaking and Assessment

CORI Working Paper No. 2005-03
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 1,788 (8,263)
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theory of the firm, cognition, bounded rationality, motivation, capabilities, entrepreneurship, path dependence

Capabilities and Governance: The Rebirth of Production in the Theory of Economic Organization

Druid Working Paper No. 97-2
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 1998
Richard N. Langlois and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Connecticut and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,422 (11,718)
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Capabilities and Governance: The Rebirth of Production in the Theory of Economic Organization

KYKLOS, Vol. 52, 1999
Posted: 26 Oct 1999
Richard N. Langlois and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Connecticut and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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Entrepreneurship and the Economic Theory of the Firm: Any Gains from Trade?

CORI Working Paper No. 2004-09
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 1,314 (13,565)
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Entrepreneurship, heterogeneous assets, judgment, ownership, firm boundaries, internal organization

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Heterogeneous Resources and the Financial Crisis: Implications of Strategic Management Theory

Strategic Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jul 2009
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Human Resource Research, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 1,191 (15,809)
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strategic management, financial crisis, heterogeneous resources, macroeconomic policy, bailouts, resource-based view, Austrian capital theory

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Strategic Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Peter G. Klein, Jay B. Barney and Nicolai J. Foss
Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,170 (16,262)
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Strategy, entrepreneurship, competitive advantage, uncertainty, opportunities, alertness, judgment

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Capabilities and the Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Mar 1998
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,021 (19,857)
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Customer Satisfaction and Competencies: An Econometric Study of an Italian Bank

SMG Working Paper No. 10/2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Paola Gritti and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Bergamo and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 925 (23,007)

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Customer satisfaction, loyalty, long-term relations, financial and notfinancial customer value

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Business Model Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Supporting Role of Organizational Design

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Nicolai J. Foss and Klement Ahrensbach Rasmussen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School
Downloads 922 (23,114)

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pharmaceutical industry, business model innovation, organizational design

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Entrepreneurial Alertness and Opportunity Discovery: Origins, Attributes, Critique

THE HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH, Hans Landström and Franz Lohrke, eds., Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming, SMG Working Paper No. 2/2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 836 (26,691)
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Governing Knowledge: The Strategic Human Resource Management Dimension

SMG Working Paper No. 3/2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Dana Minbaeva
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
Downloads 822 (27,353)

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Knowledge, HRM practices, architectures, micro-foundations, levels of analysis

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Business Model Innovation: The Role of Leadership

Forthcoming in Nicolai J Foss and Tina Saebi, eds. Business Model Innovation: The Organisational Dimension. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Nicolai J. Foss and Nils Stieglitz
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 818 (27,592)

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business models, complementarities, leadership

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Business Models for Open Innovation: Matching Heterogenous Open Innovation Strategies with Business Model Dimensions

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Tina Saebi and Nicolai J. Foss
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Strategy and Management and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 755 (30,708)

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Open innovation, external innovation, business models, business model design, value creation, organizational design, innovation management

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Agency Theory

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
Stefan Linder and Nicolai J. Foss
ESSEC Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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adverse selection, agency costs, compensation, conflict of interest, contracting, corporate governance, delegation, hidden action, hidden characteristics, incentive intensity, information asymmetry, informativeness, monitoring, moral hazard, motivation, nexus of contracts, pay-for-performance, princ

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Entrepreneurship in the Context of the Resource-Based View of The Firm

PERSPECTIVES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Kevin Mole and Monder Ram, eds., Palgrave, 2011, SMG WP 8/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
SMG CBS and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 688 (34,851)

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Strategic management, the resource-based view, entrepreneurship

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The Emergence of the Modern Theory of the Firm

SMG Working Paper No. 1/2006
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 635 (38,869)
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The theory of the firm, economic organization

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Entrepreneurship, Subjectivism, and the Resource-Based View: Towards a New Synthesis

SMG Working Paper No. 18/2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Cambridge Judge Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business and University of Illinois
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Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility: An Ownership Perspective

Forthcoming in Sinziana Dorobantu, Ruth Aguilera, Jiao Luo, and Frances Milliken, eds., Sustainability, Stakeholder Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility, vol. 38 of Advances in Strategic Management.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2018
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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ownership, economics of the firm, stakeholder theory, corporate social responsibility

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Firms, Incomplete Contracts and Organizational Learning

Druid Working Paper No. 96-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 549 (46,912)
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The Resource-Based Perspective: An Assessment and Diagnosis of Problems

DRUID Working Paper No. 97-1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Nov 1997
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 533 (48,693)
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Theory of Science Perspectives on Strategic Management Research: Debates and a Novel View

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The theory of science, strategic management, reduction

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The Emerging Strategic Entrepreneurship Field: Origins, Key Tenets, and Research Gaps

HANDBOOK OF ORGANIZATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Daniel Hjorth, ed., Edward Elgar, 2011, SMG WP 7/2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Nicolai J. Foss and Jacob Lyngsie
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
Downloads 514 (51,017)

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Strategic management, entrepreneurship, microfoundations, organizational design

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Absorbing the Concept of Absorptive Capacity: How to Realize Its Potential in the Organization Field

SMG Working Paper No. 10/2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Nicolai J. Foss, Marjorie A. Lyles and H. W. Volberda
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
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Absorptive capacity, knowledge management, organizational capabilities, multiple analytical levels, micro-foundations of absorptive capacity.

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Entrepreneurship: From Opportunity Discovery to Judgment

SMG Working Paper No. 5/2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 458 (58,966)

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Theories of entrepreneurship, judgment, opportunity discovery

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The Knowledge Governance Approach

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 445 (61,050)
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Governance, knowledge management, organizational economics

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Modern Resource-Based Theory(ies)

SMG Working Paper No. 7/2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Nicolai J. Foss and Nils Stieglitz
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 439 (62,112)
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Competitive advantage, firm-level heterogeneity, resources

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Human Resource Management Practices and Innovation

SMG Working Paper No. 5/2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2012
Nicolai J. Foss and Keld Laursen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS)
Downloads 438 (62,292)
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human resource management, innovation, organizational complementarities

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Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurial Activity: Some Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 426 (64,412)
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Economic freedom, entrepreneurship, cross-country variation

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Individuals and Organizations: Thoughts on a Micro-Foundations Project for Strategic Management and Organizational Analysis

SMG Working Paper No. 2/2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Teppo Felin and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 413 (66,867)
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Strategic Belief Management

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2007
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 387 (72,155)
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Interactive beliefs, coordination, network economy, common knowledge

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Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth: What Do We Know? And What Do We Still Need to Know?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 381 (73,550)

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Entrepreneurship, judgment, the theory of the firm, institutional economics

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Micro-Foundations for Strategy: A Goal-Framing Perspective on the Drivers of Value Creation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Nicolai J. Foss and Siegwart M. Lindenberg
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Groningen - Department of Sociology
Downloads 364 (77,521)
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microfoundations, strategic management, value creation, motivation, goals, framing

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Scientific Progress in Strategic Management: The Case of the Resource-Based View

SMG Working Paper No. 11/2005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 356 (79,556)
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Resource-based view, mechanisms, reductionism, competitive advantage, transaction costs, property rights

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Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Who Needs Them?

Academy of Management Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 352 (80,546)

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entrepreneurship, opportunities, judgment, uncertainty, construct validity

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Building Micro-Foundations for the Routines, Capabilities, and Performance Links

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2007
Peter Malcolm Abell, Teppo Felin and Nicolai J. Foss
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 351 (80,819)
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Routines, capabilities, micro-foundations, production function

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Human Capital and Transaction Cost Economics

Center for Strategic Management and Globalization Working Paper No. SMG WP 2/2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 344 (82,823)

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Human capital, transaction cost economics, property rights theory.

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Entrepreneurship and the Economics of the Firm

HANDBOOK OF ORGANISATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Daniel Hjorth, ed. Edward Elgar, Forthcoming, SMG Working Paper No. 6/2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein and Per L. Bylund
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business and School of Entrepreneurship
Downloads 342 (83,377)
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The theory of the firm, entrepreneurship, Austrian economics

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Organizational Governance

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 20 May 2008
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 319 (90,166)
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rational choice, organizational economics, governance structures, governance mechanisms

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Hayek and Organizational Studies

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL THEORY AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES: CONTEMPORARY CURRENTS, Paul Adler, Paul du Gay, Glenn Morgan, Mike Reed, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 309 (93,430)

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Friedrich Hayek, organizational theory, dispersed knowledge, evolved rules, subjectivism, entrepreneurship

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Towards a Dynamic Resource-Based View: Insights from Austrian Capital and Entrepreneurship Theory

SMG Working Paper No. 6/2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Nicolai J. Foss and Ibuki Ishikawa
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 298 (97,170)
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Resource-based view, Austrian capital theory, complexity theory, entrepreneurs, competitive advantage

Thorstein B. Veblen: Precursor of the Competence-Based Approach to the Firm

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 1998
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 295 (97,758)
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Thorstein B. Veblen: Precursor of the Competence-Based Approach to the Firm

Cambridge Journal of Economics (1998)
Posted: 02 May 1998
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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Knowledge Governance: Meaning, Nature, Origins, and Implications

HANDBOOK OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION, Anna Grandori, ed., Edward Elgar, 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 265 (110,123)

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Governance, knowledge management, organizational economics

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Do Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurship Impact Total Factor Productivity?

SMG Working Paper No. 8/2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai J. Foss
Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 254 (115,104)
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Total factor productivity, freedom variables, self-employment

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A Process Approach to Corporate Coherence

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 1998
Nicolai J. Foss and Jens Froslev Christensen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School
Downloads 237 (123,474)
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Opportunities and New Business Models: Transaction Cost and Property Rights Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Nils Stieglitz
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 236 (124,007)
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The Role of External Knowledge Sources and Organizational Design in the Process of Opportunity Exploitation

Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Nicolai J. Foss, Jacob Lyngsie and Shaker A. Zahra
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 234 (125,084)

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Strategic entrepreneurship, opportunity exploitation, organizational design, knowledge-based view

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The Organizational Economics of Organizational Capability and Heterogeneity: A Research Agenda

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Mar 2012
Nicholas Argyres, Teppo Felin, Nicolai J. Foss and Todd Zenger
Washington University in St. Louis, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Utah
Downloads 224 (130,563)
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Organizational economics, theory of the firm, heterogeneity, capabilities

Knowledge Governance in a Dynamic Global Context: The Center for Strategic Management and Globalization at the Copenhagen Business School

SMG Working Paper No. 9/2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 212 (137,259)
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Center for Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School, knowledge governance, micro-foundations, MNC organization, offshoring.

Knowledge Governance in a Dynamic Global Context: The Center for Strategic Management and Globalization at the Copenhagen Business School

European Management Review, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 183-191, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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center for strategic management and globalization, Copenhagen Business School, knowledge governance, micro‐foundations, MNC organization, offshoring

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Institutions as Knowledge Capital: Ludwig M' Lachmann's Interpretative Institutionalism

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Nicolai J. Foss and Giampaolo Garzarelli
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of the Witwatersrand - School of Economics and Business Sciences
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Comparative institutional analysis, coordination, expectations, institutional

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Entrepreneurship and Heterogeneous Capital

SMG Working Paper No. 3/2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2008
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 214 (136,386)
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Austrian capital theory, entrepreneurship, heterogeneity, attributes

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Simon on Problem-Solving: Implications for New Organizational Forms

SMG Working Paper No. 8/2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 198 (146,793)

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Herbert Simon, problem-solving, new organizational forms

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Austrian and Post-Marshallian Economics: The Bridging Work of George Richardson

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 1998
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Teams, Team Motivation, and the Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Nov 2011
Nicolai J. Foss and Siegwart M. Lindenberg
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Groningen - Department of Sociology
Downloads 187 (154,762)
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teams, the theory of the firm, goal framing theory

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Organization Design and Firm Heterogeneity: Towards an Integrated Research Agenda for Strategy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 May 2018
Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management - Strategic Organization Design Unit (SOD) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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A Knowledge System Approach to the Multinational Company: Conceptual Grounding and Implications for Research

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Nicolai J. Foss, Jose Santos and Yves L. Doz
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business and INSEAD - Strategy
Downloads 183 (157,789)
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Knowledge-based view of the MNC, knowledge structure, complementarities, complex systems

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Coasian and Modern Property Rights Economics: A Case of Kuhnian Lost Content

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Nicolai J. Foss and Kirsten Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS)
Downloads 180 (160,153)

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Ronald Coase, ownership, property rights, institutional analysis

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Entrepreneurship, Transaction Costs, and Resource Attributes

SMG Working Paper No. 7/2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 179 (160,939)

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Entrepreneurship, transaction costs, property rights, the resource-based view

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Judgment, the Theory of the Firm, and the Economics of Institutions: My Contributions to the Entrepreneurship Field

Prepared for David Audretsch and Erik Lehman, eds. Companion to Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship. Routledge. January 07, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 178 (161,775)

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Entrepreneurship, judgment, the theory of the firm, institutional economics

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The (Proper) Microfoundations of Routines and Capabilities: A Response to Winter, Pentland, Hodgson and Knudsen

Journal of Institutional Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Teppo Felin and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 172 (166,703)

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utionary economics and routines, philosophy of science, organizational economics and capabilities, microfoundations

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Hayekian Knowledge Problems in Organizational Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 171 (167,579)
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Austrian economics, coordination, dispersed knowledge, authority, planning

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The Principal’s Theory of Mind: The Role of Mentalizing for Reward Design and Management in Principal-Agent Relations

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Nicolai J. Foss and Diego Stea
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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Agency theory, value creation, mentalizing, cognitive psychology, reward management

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Microfoundations of Social Theory: A Response to Jepperson and Meyer

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Teppo Felin, Nicolai J. Foss and Peter Malcolm Abell
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management
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micro-macro, multi-level theory, social theory, social aggregation

Alternative Research Strategies in the Knowledge Movement: From Macro Bias to Micro-Foundations and Multi-Level Explanation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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knowledge, research heuristics, micro-foundations

Alternative Research Strategies in the Knowledge Movement: From Macro Bias to Micro-Foundations and Multi-Level Explanation

European Management Review, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 16-28, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Social Reality, the Boundaries of Self-Fulfilling Prophecy, and Economics

SMG Working Paper No. 19/2008
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Teppo Felin and Nicolai J. Foss
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 157 (180,346)
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organization theory and social reality, organizational economics, philosophy of social science

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MNC Organizational Form and Subsidiary Motivation Problems: Controlling Intervention Hazards in the Network MNC

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss and Phillip C. Nell
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Global Business and Trade
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The network MNC, headquarters, managerial opportunism, psychological contracts, procedural justice

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Organizations and Markets

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Apr 2013
Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein and Stefan Linder
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business and ESSEC Business School
Downloads 153 (184,273)
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theory of the firm, firm boundaries, entrepreneurship, subjectivism

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Researching Collaborative Advantage: Some Conceptual and Multi-Level Issues

SMG Working Paper No. 6/2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Nicolai J. Foss and Bo Bernhard Nielsen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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Competitive Advantage and the Existence of the MNC: Earlier Research and the Role of Frictions

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Christian Geisler Asmussen and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Multinational corporation, competitive advantage, formal theory

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Epistemics at Work: The Theory of Mind in Principal-Agent Relations

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Stefan Linder, Nicolai J. Foss and Diego Stea
ESSEC Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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Agency theory, principal-agent relations, epistemic assumptions, theory of mind

69.

Understanding Opportunity Discovery and Sustainable Advantage: The Role of Transaction Costs and Property Rights

SMG Working Paper No. 18/2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2008
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Opportunity discovery, sustainable advantage, transaction costs, property rights, the resource-based view, knowledge.

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Original and Derived Judgement: An Entrepreneurial Theory of Economic Organization

SMG Working Paper No. 8/2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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Judgment, entrepreneur, delegation, employment relation, ownership

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The 'Human Side' of Open Innovation: The Role of Employee Diversity in Firm-Level Openness

Research Policy, Volume 47, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages 218-231, DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2017.10.012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Marcel Bogers, Nicolai J. Foss and Jacob Lyngsie
University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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open innovation; human capital; diversity; employees; education; microfoundations

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Alertness, Judgment, and the Antecedents of Entrepreneurship

SMG WP 3/2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2010
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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economics, entrepreneurship, discovery, judgment, causal-realism

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Knowledge, Economic Organization, and Property Rights

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 2008
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Organizational economics, knowledge management, strategic management

74.

Taxing the Multinational Enterprise: On the Forced Redesign of Global Value Chains and Other Inefficiencies

Foss, N.J., Mudambi, R., Murtinu, S. Taxing the Multinational Enterprise: On the Forced Redesign of Global Value Chains and Other Inefficiencies. Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming, doi: 10.1057/s41267-018-0159-3., Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 May 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Nicolai J. Foss, Ram Mudambi and Samuele Murtinu
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Temple University - Department of Strategic Management and University of Groningen
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Tax, Taxation, Multinational Enterprise (MNE), Global Value Chains, Tax Policies, Efficiency, Wealth Creation, Value Creation, International Tax Regimes, Local Public Goods, Corporate Profits, International Business, Public Finance, Economic Geography

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Researching Multilevel Phenomena: The Case of Collaborative Advantage in Strategic Management

Journal of CENTRUM Cathedra: The Business and Economics Research Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 11-23, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2012
Nicolai J. Foss and Bo Bernhard Nielsen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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strategic alliances, multi-level theory and empirics, competitive, collaborative advantage

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Hands Off! How Organizational Design Can Make Delegation Credible

SMG Working Paper No. 5/2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Employee motivation, managerial intervention, credible delegation, organizational structure, coordination mechanisms

77.

Experience and Repetition as Antecedents of Organizational Routines and Capabilities: A Critique of Behaviorist and Empiricist Approaches

SMG WP 9/2009
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Nov 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Teppo Felin
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Organizational routines and capabilities, repetition and experience, empiricism and rationalism

78.

Managerial Authority in the Coasean Firm: An Entrepreneurial Perspective

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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opportunity cost, property rights, subjectivism, authority

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Linking Ethics and Economic Growth: A Comment on Hunt

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 4-9, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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ethics, trust, competition, productivity, economic growth, resource-advantage theory

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Managerial Authority When Knowledge is Distributed: A Knowledge Governance Perspective

SMG Working Paper No. 1/2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2008
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Distributed knowledge, authority, knowledge governance, problem-solving

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Uncovering the Hidden Transaction Costs of Market Power: A Property Rights Approach to Strategic Positioning

Managerial and Decision Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2017
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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Competitive Positioning, Contracting, Property Rights, Transaction Costs

82.

Towards an Organizational Economics of Heterogeneous Capabilities

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2013
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Organizational capability, productivity, internal organization, organizational economics

83.

Optimal Contracting Under Adverse Selection: The Implications of Mentalizing

Contemporary Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 215-232, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Jonatan Lenells, Diego Stea and Nicolai J. Foss
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Adverse selection, mentalizing, hard information, soft information, contract

84.

The Entrepreneurial Organization of Heterogeneous Capital

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 7, pp. 1165-1186, November 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Kirsten Foss and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS) and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Social Entrepreneurship Research: Past Achievements and Future Promises

Bocconi University Management Research Paper No. 15, Forthcoming in Journal of Management
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Feb 2019
Tina Saebi, Nicolai J. Foss and Stefan Linder
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Strategy and Management, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and ESSEC Business School
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social entrepreneurship, social venture, social enterprise, social entrepreneur, social value, literature review, theory, multilevel

86.

Managerial Meta-Knowledge and Adaptation: Governance Choice when Firms do not know their Capabilities

Bocconi University Management Research Paper No. 9, Forthcoming in Strategic Organization
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2019
Nicolai J. Foss and Henrik Jensen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and BI Norwegian School of Business
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Viewing Global Strategy Through a Microfoundations Lens

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Newark, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Florida International University (FIU) and Illinois State University
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Global Strategy, Microfoundations

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A Hegelian Dialogue on the Micro‐Foundations of Organizational Routines and Capabilities

European Management Review, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 173-197, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Nicolai J. Foss, Koen H. Heimeriks and Sidney G. Winter
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Independent and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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micro‐foundations, organizational routines, organizational capabilities, organizational knowledge, organizational evolution, motivational processes, emotional dynamics, cognitive frames, shared values

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Governing Knowledge Sharing in Organizations: Levels of Analysis, Governance Mechanisms, and Research Directions

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 455-482, May 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Nicolai J. Foss, Kenneth Husted and Snejina Michailova
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Auckland - Department of International Business
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Microfoundations of Organizational Goals: A Review and New Directions for Future Research

International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol. 20, pp. S39-S62, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Stefan Linder and Nicolai J. Foss
ESSEC Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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The Relational Antecedents of Interpersonal Helping: ‘Quantity’, ‘Quality’ or Both?

British Journal of Management, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 197-212, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Diego Stea, Torben Pedersen and Nicolai J. Foss
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Putting a Realistic Theory of Mind into Agency Theory: Implications for Reward Design and Management in Principal‐Agent Relations

European Management Review, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 101-116, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Nicolai J. Foss and Diego Stea
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
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organization, cognition and learning, incentives, human resources

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Research in the Strategic Theory of the Firm: ‘Isolationism’ and ‘Integrationism’

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 725-755, 1999
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Feb 2016
Nicolai J. Foss
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
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Microfoundations of Routines and Capabilities: Individuals, Processes, and Structure

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 49, Issue 8, pp. 1351-1374, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Independent and Santa Clara University
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aggregation, microfoundations, micro‐macro links, routines and capabilities

95.

Microfoundations of Routines and Capabilities: Individuals, Processes, and Structure

Posted: 20 Jan 2012
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and Santa Clara University

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Microfoundations, routines and capabilities, aggregation, micro-macro links

96.

Heterogeneous Capital, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Organization

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein and Sandra Klein
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology, Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business and Independent

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Austrian economics, Attributes, Kirzner, Israel, Capital assets, Economies, Theories, Uncertainty, Organizational structures, Capital structure, Organizational change

97.

Cognitive Coordination, Institutions and Clusters: An Exploratory Discussion

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Mark Lorenzen
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School

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Social learning, Information sharing, Furniture industry, Cognitive coordination, Analogy, Cognition, Horizontal alliances, Cooperation, Social networks, Incentives, Interfirm alliances, Transaction costs, Vertical alliances, Information networks, Trust relationships, Coordination, Knowledge transfer, Industrial districts, Communication, Clusters, Innovation process

98.

Advancing Research on Competence, Governance, and Entrepreneurship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Nicolai J. Foss and Volker Mahnke
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Copenhagen Business School - Department of International Economics & Management

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Competencies, Competency model, Organizational economics, Firm strategies, Strategic planning, Competitive advantages, Firm governance, Firm management, Firm theory, Incentives, Organizational structures

99.

Institutions as Knowledge Capital: Ludwig M. Lachmann's Interpretative Institutionalism

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 789-804, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Nicolai J. Foss and Giampaolo Garzarelli
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of the Witwatersrand - School of Economics and Business Sciences

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Comparative institutional analysis, Coordination, Expectations, Institutional evolution, Interpretative institutionalism

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'Tying the Manager's Hands': Constraining Opportunistic Managerial Intervention

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 797-818, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss and Xosé H. Vázquez
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Industrial Economics & Strategy (IVS), Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Universidade de Vigo

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Delegation of discretion, Employee motivation, Firm performance, Managerial intervention