John Howells

Aarhus University

Associate Professor

Department of Management

Bartholins Alle, 10

Aarhus, 8000

Denmark

http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/joh@asb.dk

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Technology, the Technology Complex and the Paradox of Technological Determinism

Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 523-531, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
James Fleck and John Howells
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Aarhus University
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technology complex, technological determinism, artefacts, technology definitions

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The Myth of the Early Aviation Patent Hold-Up – How a U.S. Government Monopsony Commandeered Pioneer Airplane Patents

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 24(1), pp.1-64, (2015)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells
Bi-Level Technologies and Aarhus University
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History of technology, Patent Pools, Patent Hold-up, Anti-trust, Monopsony, Manufacturers Aircraft Association, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, eminent domain, Wright Brothers, Navy Aviation, War Department

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The 'Overly-Broad' Selden Patent, Henry Ford and Development in the Early US Automobile Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Overly-broad patent, dubious validity, bad patents, Freedom to Operate analysis, Selden, Ford, Ford Motor Co., automobile, ALAM, Brayton, gas-engine, Otto

The Response of Old Technology Incumbents to Technological Competition Does the Sailing Ship Effect Exist?

Aarhus School of Business, Department of Organization and Management Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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Solvay, Leblanc, sailing ship effect, creative destruction, technological substitution

The Response of Old Technology Incumbents to Technological Competition: Does the Sailing Ship Effect Exist?

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 39, pp. 887-906, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jul 2003
John Howells
Aarhus University
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furniture, particle board, industrial growth, design, Danish Design, Danish Modern, firm cluster, agglomeration, regional growth, endogenous growth, cluster endogenous learning

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The Coordination of Independently-Owned Vacuum Tube Patents in the Early Radio Alleged Patent 'Thicket'

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Patent thicket, Overlapping patents, Anticommons, Holdup, Deadlock, Impasse, Radio, Vacuum tube, Diode, Triode, Marconi, De Forest, Fleming, RCA

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Necessity is the Mother of Inventing Around: How Circumventing Edison’s Lamp Patent Stimulated Downstream Development and Competition

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells
Bi-Level Technologies and Aarhus University
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Incandescent lamp, Edison, design around, invent around, downstream development, patent

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A Critique of Mark Lemley’s 'The Myth of the Sole Inventor'

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2015
John Howells and Ron D. Katznelson
Aarhus University and Bi-Level Technologies
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Sole inventor, invention, simultaneous invention, genius inventor, non-obviousness, patent law, Selden, Watt, Edison, Fleming, Wright brothers

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A Socio-Cognitive Approach Towards Innovation

Research Policy, Vol. 24, 1995
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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Socio-cognitive, cognitive ensembles, artefacts, invention, innovation,

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Rethinking the Market-Technology Relationship for Innovation

Research Policy, Vol. 25, pp. 1209-1219, 1997
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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market pull, technology push, reference market, innovation market, needs, intended use, use-value.

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Management and the Hybridisation of Expertise: EFTPOS in Retrospect

Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 83-95, 1997
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
John Howells
Aarhus University
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EFTPOS, technical expertise, hybridization, ICT design

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Forget Unlearning? How an Empirically Unwarranted Concept from Psychology was Imported to Flourish in Management and Organisation Studies

John Howells & Joachim Scholderer, 2016, Management Learning, vol 47, 4, pp. 443-463. DOI:10.1177/1350507615624079
Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
John Howells and Joachim Scholderer
Aarhus University and Arhus University

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unlearning, organisational unlearning, learning, discard of practice, routines, extinction