Sendil K. Ethiraj

University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

701 Tappan Street

R4442

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Dual Role of Modularity: Innovation and Imitation

Management Science, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 939-955
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2014
Sendil K. Ethiraj, Daniel Levinthal and Rishi R. Roy
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and McKinsey & Co. Inc.
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modularity, innovation, imitation, firm strategy

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Where Do Capabilities Come from and How Do They Matter? A Study in the Software Services Industry

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 25-45, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2004
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Capabilities, software services, strategy

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Modularity and Innovation in Complex Systems

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Daniel Levinthal
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Modularity, complex systems, innovation, adaptation

Modularity and Innovation in Complex Systems

Management Science, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 159-173, 2004
Posted: 11 Dec 2003
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Daniel Levinthal
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

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Modularity, complex systems, innovation, adaptation

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Bounded Rationality and the Search for Organizational Architecture: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Design of Organizations and Their Evolvability

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 49, pp. 404-437, 2004
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Daniel Levinthal
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Complex systems, Organization design, Modularity

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Determinants of Price in Custom Software: A Hedonic Analysis of Offshore Development Projects

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2004
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Outsourcing, custom software, offshore development, hedonic Price

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The Distribution of R&D Effort in Systemic Industries: Implications for Competitive Advantage

Advances in Strategic Management, Vol. 21, pp. 225-253, 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Phanish Puranam
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and INSEAD
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R&D strategy, Systemic industries, Competitive advantage

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Performance Effects of Imitative Entry

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 797-817, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Sendil K. Ethiraj and David Zhu
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - W. P. Carey School of Business
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imitation, entry timing, product differentiation

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Hoping for A to Z While Rewarding Only A: Complex Organizations and Multiple Goals

Organization Science, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 4-21, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Daniel Levinthal
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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multiple performance goals, complex organizations, job design

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Allocation of Inventive Effort in Complex Product Systems

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 28, No, 6, pp. 563-584, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Sendil K. Ethiraj
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Inventive effort, R&D scope, Complex systems, Modularity

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The Division of Gains from Complementarities in Human-Capital-Intensive Activity

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Pranav Garg
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stevens Institute of Technology
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Does Complexity Deter Customer-Focus?

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Nov 2010
Sendil K. Ethiraj, Narayan Ramasubbu and Mayuram S. Krishnan
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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innovation, customer-focus, complexity

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Fight or Flight? Market Positions, Submarket Interdependencies, and Strategic Responses to Entry Threats

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 May 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Sendil K. Ethiraj and Yue Maggie Zhou
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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market position, interdependence, competitive interaction, entry deterrence, airlines