Samina Karim

Northeastern University

Professor

Boston, MA 02115

United States

http://www.damore-mckim.northeastern.edu/faculty/k/karim-samina/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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768

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4

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Fit between Organization Design and Organizational Routines

Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2489886
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Constance E. Helfat and Samina Karim
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Northeastern University
Downloads 191 (157,445)
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organizational structure, organizational modularity, structural embeddedness, ambidexterity, matrix structure

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Structural Recombination and Innovation: Unlocking Intraorganizational Knowledge Synergy through Structural Change

Karim, Samina and Aseem Kaul. 2015. “Structural recombination and Innovation: Unlocking Intraorganizational Knowledge Synergy through Structural Change.” Organization Science 26(2): 439-455.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Samina Karim and Aseem Kaul
Northeastern University and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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knowledge based view, recombination, innovation, reconfiguration, organization structure

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Delegation within Hierarchies: How Information Processing and Knowledge Characteristics Influence the Allocation of Formal and Real Decision Authority

Dobrajska, Magda, Stephan Billinger and Samina Karim. “Delegation within hierarchies: How information processing and knowledge characteristics influence the allocation of formal and real decision authority.” Organization Science 26(3): 687-704, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Copenhagen Business School, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management and Northeastern University
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Delegation, decentralization, decision making, formal and real authority, hierarchy, information processing, knowledge based view, organization design

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Acquirers’ Goals’ Influence on Acquirer-Target Bilateral Interactions

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-2
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Xavier Castañer and Samina Karim
University of Lausanne and Northeastern University
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acquisition, intent, goals, synergy, efficiency, knowledge, implementation, integration, interaction, participation

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Managing Uncertainty: Executive Appointments in Foreign Subsidiary Environments

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2520326
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Marketa Sonkova and Samina Karim
Boston University and Northeastern University
Downloads 52 (379,515)
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Multinational companies (MNC), strategic human capital, top management team composition, executive team configuration, environmental uncertainty

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Acquiring Managers’ Intent and Actions in Acquisition Implementation

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Samina Karim and Xavier Castaner
Northeastern University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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acquisition, intent, goals, efficiency, knowledge, implementation, integration, participation, design

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Is Unit Spanning by Executives Associated with Strategic Change?

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-7
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Charles Williams and Samina Karim
Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and Northeastern University
Downloads 48 (392,978)

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executive links, corporate office, knowledge recombination, boundary spanning, dynamic capabilities, organizational structure, strategic change, inertia

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Predicting Organizational Reconfiguration

New Approaches to Organization Design: Theory and Practice of Adaptive Enterprises. Anne Bøllingtoft, Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson, Jørn Flohr Nielsen, Charles C. Snow, John Ulhøi (ed.) Springer, New York, pp 79-99. 2009.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Timothy Carroll and Samina Karim
University of South Carolina - Department of Management and Northeastern University
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Reconfiguration, organization design, structure, restructuring, reorganization, organizational change, configuration, strategic choice

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Reconfiguration: Adding, Redeploying, Recombining, and Divesting Resources and Business Units

Karim, Samina and Lawrence Capron (2015). “Reconfiguration: Adding, redeploying, recombining, and divesting resources and business units.” Strategic Management Society Virtual Special Issue Introduction. March issue. DOI: 10:1002/smj.2537. , Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2797272
Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Samina Karim and Laurence Capron
Northeastern University and INSEAD - Strategy

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reconfiguration, redeployment, recombination, restructuring, divestiture, acquisition, renewal, dynamic capabilities

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Looking Inside the Pipes: The Effect of Resource Flow Dependencies in Alliance Portfolios

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2520325
Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Manuela Hoehn-Weiss, Samina Karim and Chi-Hyon Lee
Oregon State University, Northeastern University and George Mason University - Department of Management

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alliance; portfolio; resource flows; performance; resource dependence theory

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Grouping Interdependent Tasks: Using Spectral Graph Partitioning to Study Complex Systems

Lee, Chi-Hyon, Manuela Hoehn-Weiss and Samina Karim (2016). “Grouping interdependent tasks: Using spectral graph partitioning to study complex systems.” Strategic Management Journal 37(1): 177-191.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Chi-Hyon Lee, Manuela Hoehn-Weiss and Samina Karim
George Mason University - Department of Management, Oregon State University and Northeastern University

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system architecture; complex systems; modularity; graph partitioning; interdependence; complexity; sequential tasks; reciprocal tasks

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Path-Dependent and Path-Breaking Change: Reconfiguring Business Resources Following Acquisitions in the U.S. Medical Sector, 1978-1995

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 21, No. 10-11, pp.1061-1081, 2000.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Samina Karim and Will Mitchell
Northeastern University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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acquisitions, business change, resource reconfiguration, unrelated diversification, related diversification, routine-based perspective on strategy

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Innovating Through Acquisition and Internal Development: A Quarter-Century of Boundary Evolution at Johnson & Johnson

Long Range Planning, Vol. 37, No. 6, pp.525-547, 2004.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Samina Karim and Will Mitchell
Northeastern University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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innovation, acquisition, internal development, organic growth, recombination, restructuring, reconfiguration

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Modularity in Organizational Structure: The Reconfiguration of Internally Developed and Acquired Business Units

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp.799-823, 2006.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Samina Karim
Northeastern University

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reconfiguration, recombination, restructure, organizational structure, modularity, dynamic capabilities, mergers and acquisitions

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Business Unit Reorganization and Innovation in New Product Markets

Management Science, Vol. 55, No. 7, pp.1237-1254, 2009.
Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Samina Karim
Northeastern University

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reorganization, innovation, organizational learning, reconfiguration, market entry, mergers and acquisitions, innovation origin, internal development, organizational memory, organic growth

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A Framework of Organisations as Dynamic Structures

International Journal of Strategic Change Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 230-246, 2011.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014
Tim Carrol and Samina Karim
Independent and Northeastern University

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organisational structure, design, restructuring, recombination, reconfiguration, patching, strategic change

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Structural Knowledge: How Executive Experience with Structural Composition Affects Intrafirm Mobility and Unit Reconfiguration

Karim, Samina and Charles Williams (2012). “Structural knowledge: How executive experience with structural composition affects intrafirm mobility and structural change.” Strategic Management Journal 33(6): 681-709.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Samina Karim and Charles Williams
Northeastern University and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology

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executive mobility, organizational structure, knowledge transfer, human capital theory, recombination, intraorganizational mobility

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Unpacking Functional Alliance Portfolios: How Signals of Viability Affect Young Firms’ Outcomes

Hoehn-Weiss, Manuela and Samina Karim (2014). “Unpacking functional alliance portfolios: How signals of venture viability affect new-venture outcome.” Strategic Management Journal 35(9): 1364-1385.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Manuela N. Hoehn-Weiss and Samina Karim
Boston University and Northeastern University

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alliance portfolio, entrepreneurial venture, venture capital, IPO, signaling theory

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Delaying Change: Examining How Industry and Managerial Turbulence Impact Structural Realignment

Karim, Samina, Timothy N. Carroll and Chris P. Long (2016). “Delaying change: Examining how industry and managerial turbulence impact structural realignment.” Academy of Management Journal 59(3): 791-817.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2016
Northeastern University, University of South Carolina - Department of Management and Georgetown University - Department of Management

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industry turbulence, firm turbulence, firm reconfiguration, unit recombination, business units

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Exploring Structural Embeddedness of Product Market Activities and Resources within Business Units

Strategic Organization, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 333-365, 2012.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Samina Karim
Northeastern University

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structure, embeddedness, reconfiguration, recombination, coordination mechanisms, knowledge transfer, acquisition integration, stickiness