Phanish Puranam

INSEAD

Professor

1 Ayer Rajah Avenue

Singapore, 138676

Singapore

http://www.insead.edu/facultyresearch/faculty/profiles/ppuranam/

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Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

The Microstructure of Organizations

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2017
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 1,664 (20,389)

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organization design, Carnegie school, micro-structural approach

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What’s ‘New’ About New Forms of Organizing?

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
Phanish Puranam, Oliver Alexy and Markus G. Reitzig
INSEAD, Technische Universität München (TUM), TUM School of Management and University of Vienna
Downloads 1,342 (28,217)
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Organization theory, organization design, new forms of organizing

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Valve's Way

Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2015), p. 2-4
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Phanish Puranam and Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson
INSEAD and Aarhus University
Downloads 1,260 (30,930)
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new forms of organizing, organizational forms, non-hierarchical organizations, self-organizing teams, boss-less organizations

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Algorithm Supported Induction for Building Theory: How Can We Use Prediction Models to Theorize? (Forthcoming in Organization Science)

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/11/STR
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2021
University of Lausanne - Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne), University of St. Gallen, INSEAD and ETH Zurich
Downloads 1,211 (32,811)
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Machine learning, algorithmic induction, theory building

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Artificial Intelligence, Trust, and Perceptions of Agency

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming , INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/47/STR
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2024
Bart Vanneste and Phanish Puranam
University College London and INSEAD
Downloads 1,165 (34,715)
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Artificial Intelligence, Trust, Agency, Betrayal Aversion

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Organizing for Innovation: Managing the Coordination-Autonomy Dilemma in Technology Acquisitions

Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Phanish Puranam, Harbir Singh and Maurizio Zollo
INSEAD, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 1,154 (35,080)
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Coordination, Acquisitions, Organization Design

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Integrating Acquired Capabilities: When Structural Integration is (Un)Necessary

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Phanish Puranam, Harbir Singh and Saikat Chaudhuri
INSEAD, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,028 (41,421)
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Coordination, Acquisitions, Organization Design

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The (Under) Performance of Mega-Projects: A Meta- Organizational Perspective

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/04/STR
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
Colm Lundrigan, Nuno A. Gil and Phanish Puranam
The University of Manchester, The University of Manchester and INSEAD
Downloads 926 (47,944)
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Organization Design, Meta-Organization, Mega-project

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Renewal Through Reorganization: The Value of Inconsistencies between Formal and Informal Organization

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Ranjay Gulati and Phanish Puranam
Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior and INSEAD
Downloads 912 (48,975)
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Organization structure, formal and informal organization, inter-unit coordination

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Organizational Structure and Organizational Learning

Puranam, P., & Maciejovsky, B., Organizational Structure and Organizational Learning. In: L. Argote and J. M. Levine (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/33/STR
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Phanish Puranam and Boris Maciejovsky
INSEAD and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Downloads 830 (55,706)
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Organizational Structure, Organizational Learning, Knowledge Transfer, Information Sharing, Experience Sampling, Social Networks

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Managing Without Authority: Notes on the Romance and Reality of 'Boss-Less' Firms

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2015
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 793 (59,254)

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hierarchy, organization design, new forms

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Integration Through Incentives Within Differentiated Organizations

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2004
Tobias Kretschmer and Phanish Puranam
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and INSEAD
Downloads 773 (61,371)
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Incentives, Coordination, Organization design

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Collaborative Conflict Management

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/69/STR, 2021
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2021
Vivianna Fang He and Phanish Puranam
University of St. Gallen and INSEAD
Downloads 719 (67,537)
Citation 1

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Organization Design, Non-hierarchical Structures, Communities, Self-governance

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Searching for Structure: Formal Organization Design as a Guide to Network Evolution

Forthcoming, Management Science , INSEAD Working Paper No. 2017/41/STR
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2017
Julien Clement and Phanish Puranam
Stanford Graduate School of Business and INSEAD
Downloads 706 (69,029)
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Organization Design, Social Networks, Organizational Adaptation, Organizational Learning, Agent-Based Simulation

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Adaptation in Vertical Relationships: Beyond Incentive Conflict

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Nov 2004
Ranjay Gulati, Paul R. Lawrence and Phanish Puranam
Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior, Harvard University, Harvard Business School (HBS) (deceased) and INSEAD
Downloads 701 (69,665)
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Coordination, Adaptation, Vertical Relationships

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What They Know vs. What They Do: How Acquirers Leverage Technology Acquisitions

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Phanish Puranam and Kannan Srikanth
INSEAD and Singapore Management University - Management Department
Downloads 674 (73,291)
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Technology acquisitions, Post-merge Integration, Coordination

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Organization Design: The Epistemic Interdependence Perspective

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2011
Phanish Puranam, Marlo Raveendran and Thorbjorn Knudsen
INSEAD, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Management and Marketing and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management - Strategic Organization Design Unit (SOD)
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Organization Design, Epistemic Interdependence, Information Processing, Coordination

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Due Diligence Failure as a Signal Detection Problem

Strategic Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Phanish Puranam, Benjamin C. Powell and Harbir Singh
INSEAD, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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corporate acquisitions, due diligence, escalation of commitment, signal detection theory

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Human and AI Ensembles: When Can They Work?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/54/STR, Forthcoming at the Journal of Management
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
Nanyang Business School, London Business School, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne) and INSEAD
Downloads 539 (97,103)
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Managerial Decision Making, Project Evaluation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Algorithm, Organization Design, Ensembling

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How Much to Make and How Much to Buy‘ An Analysis of Optimal Plural Sourcing Strategies

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2012
Phanish Puranam, Ranjay Gulati and Sourav Bhattacharya
INSEAD, Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Downloads 527 (99,788)
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Plural sourcing, Firm boundaries

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Value Appropriation as an Organizational Capability: The Case of Ip Protection Through Patents

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2014
Markus G. Reitzig and Phanish Puranam
University of Vienna and INSEAD
Downloads 521 (101,218)
Citation 12

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Capability, patent, co-ordination

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Integrating Distributed Work: Comparing Task Design, Communication and Tacit Coordination Mechanisms

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Kannan Srikanth and Phanish Puranam
Singapore Management University - Management Department and INSEAD
Downloads 520 (101,480)
Citation 29

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Coordination, Offshoring, Modularity, Common Ground, Interdependence, offshore outsourcing

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Trust Over Time in Exchange Relationships: Meta-Analysis and Theory

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Bart Vanneste, Phanish Puranam and Tobias Kretschmer
University College London, INSEAD and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 493 (108,312)
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trust, relationship duration, repeated interactions, trustworthiness, interorganizational relationships, intraorganizational relationships

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Interpreting Topic Models Using Prototypical Text: From ‘Telling’ To 'Showing'

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/49/STR
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2021
Arianna Marchetti and Phanish Puranam
London Business School and INSEAD
Downloads 463 (116,703)

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Machine Learning (ML), Interpretable ML, Natural Language Processing (NLP), LDA Topic Modelling, Netflix Organizational Culture

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Trust and Governance: Untangling a Tangled Web

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
Phanish Puranam and Bart Vanneste
INSEAD and University College London
Downloads 462 (117,016)
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Trust, Governance

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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
Downloads 439 (124,222)

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R&D strategy, Systemic industries, Competitive advantage

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Repeated Interactions and Contractual Detail: Identifying the Learning Effect

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2009
Bart Vanneste and Phanish Puranam
University College London and INSEAD
Downloads 432 (127,322)
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Contracts, learning, trust

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Explaining the Implementation Imperative: Why Effective Implementation May Be Useful Even with Bad Strategy

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/103/STR
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Eucman Lee and Phanish Puranam
Nanyang Business School and INSEAD
Downloads 417 (131,878)
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implementation, execution, organization design, learning, bandit, simulation

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Choosing Equity Stakes in Technology Sourcing Relationships: An Integrative Framework

California Management Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jun 2005
Prashant Kale and Phanish Puranam
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and INSEAD
Downloads 415 (132,640)
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Inter-organizational coordination, equity, partnerships

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Interdependence & Organization Design

HANDBOOK OF ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION, A. Grandori, ed., Edward Elgar, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Phanish Puranam and Marlo Raveendran
INSEAD and University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Management and Marketing
Downloads 318 (177,717)
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interdependence, organisation design, coordination, cooperation

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Expeditions without Maps: Why Faulty Initial Representations May Be Useful in Join Discovery Problems

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Phanish Puranam and Murali Swamy
INSEAD and University of Southern Denmark - Strategic Organization Design unit (SOD)
Downloads 304 (186,334)
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Coordination, Representations, Simulation

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A Future for the Science of Organization Design

Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 293 (193,770)
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Organization design

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The Firm as a Coordination System: Evidence from Software Services Offshoring

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2013/106/STR
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Kannan Srikanth and Phanish Puranam
Singapore Management University - Management Department and INSEAD
Downloads 289 (196,581)
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Coordination, Common ground, Knowledge Based View, Firm Boundaries, Distributed Work

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Coordination in Vertical Relationships: The (Un) Importance of Information Flows

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Phanish Puranam and Ranjay Gulati
INSEAD and Harvard Business School - Organizational Behavior
Downloads 272 (209,065)

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Coordination, firm boundaries, knowledge

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Human-centric Organizing: A Perspective from Evolutionary Psychology

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2022/59/STR
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2022
Jayanth Narayanan, Phanish Puranam and Mark Van Vugt
National University of Singapore (NUS), INSEAD and VU University Amsterdam
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Does Design Thinking Training Really Increase Creativity? Results from an Experiment with Middle-School Students

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/11/STR
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Hayagreeva Rao, Phanish Puranam, Jasjit Singh and Jasjit Singh
Stanford Graduate School of Business, INSEAD and INSEADINSEAD
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Design Thinking, Secondary Education, Not for Profit Management, NGO, India

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Human-AI Collaborative Decision Making as an Organization Design Problem

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2020/50/STR
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2021
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 242 (234,735)

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Organizational Analytics

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 228 (248,659)

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organization design, agent based models, experiments, machine learning, networks

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Digital Collaboration Technologies and Managerial Intensity in U.S. Corporations: An Examination

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/53/STR
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Oct 2023
Piyush Gulati, Arianna Marchetti and Phanish Puranam
INSEAD - Strategy, London Business School and INSEAD
Downloads 194 (290,032)

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Digital Collaboration Technologies (DCT), Decentralization, Hierarchy, Managerial Intensity, Technology Adoption

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Decoding Culture

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2022/04/STR
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2022
Özgecan Koçak and Phanish Puranam
Emory University and INSEAD
Downloads 154 (352,939)

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Culture, Design, Behavioural Change, Strategy, Cognition

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Object Salience in the Division of Labor: Experimental Evidence

Management Science, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/17/STR
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Marlo Raveendran, Phanish Puranam and Massimo Warglien
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Management and Marketing, INSEAD and University of Venice - Department of Business Economics & Management
Downloads 153 (354,874)
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Organization Design, Division of Labor, Decomposability, Experiments

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The Limits to Explainability

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2022/11/STR/DSC
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Phanish Puranam and Ilia Tsetlin
INSEAD and INSEAD
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Seeking Self-Organization in Self-Governing Systems: are we Looking in the Wrong Place?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2024/12/STR
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2024
Phanish Puranam
INSEAD
Downloads 117 (437,044)
Citation 1

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Organization Design, Hierarchy and Complex Adaptive Systems

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The Design of Equity Ownership Structure in Inter-Firm Relationships: Do Managers Choose According to Theory?

Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2013), p. 15-30, DOI: 10.7146/jod.7632
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Prasahant Kale and Phanish Puranam
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and INSEAD
Downloads 110 (457,551)
Citation 1

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equity structure, inter-firm relations, inter-organizational design

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Working Together, Forever? Project Evaluation, A.I., and Managerial Redundancy

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/67/STR
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2024
Nanyang Business School, London Business School, University of Lausanne and INSEAD
Downloads 102 (482,840)

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Human-AI Ensembling, Human-AI Collaboration, Project Evaluation, Automation, Organization Design

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Ambiguity Can Compensate for Semantic Differences in Human-AI communication

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/49/STR
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Sep 2021
Özgecan Koçak, Sanghyun Park and Phanish Puranam
Emory University, INSEAD - Strategy and INSEAD
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Collaboration Theory, Communication, Communication Codes, Computational Modelling

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How Groups Differ from Individuals in Learning from Experience: Evidence from a Contest Platform

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/70/STR
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Dec 2023
Tianyu He, Marco S Minervini and Phanish Puranam
National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School, IE Business School and INSEAD
Downloads 78 (570,949)

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Learning-by-doing Cycle, Aggregation, Organizational Learning

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Resolving Governance Disputes in Communities: A Study of Software License Decisions

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
University of St. Gallen, INSEAD, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne) and ETH Zurich
Downloads 61 (651,141)
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dispute resolution; community governance; problem solving; machine learning; inductive theorizing

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Scaling Non-hierarchically: A Theory of Conflict-free Organizational Growth with Limited Hierarchical Growth

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/35/STR
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2024
Eucman Lee, Ekin Ilseven and Phanish Puranam
Nanyang Business School, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and INSEAD
Downloads 60 (656,512)
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Scaling, Organizational Design, Microstructures, Formal Modelling

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The Gifts of Babel: Truce, Search and Resonance

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2022/18/STR
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2022
Özgecan Koçak and Phanish Puranam
Emory University and INSEAD
Downloads 48 (726,691)

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Productive Misunderstandings, Strategic Ambiguity, Miscommunication

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Separated by a Common Language: How the Nature of Code Differences Shapes Communication Success and Code Convergence

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2021/39/STR
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
Özgecan Koçak and Phanish Puranam
Emory University and INSEAD
Downloads 43 (760,003)
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Organizational Learning, Interpersonal and Group Communication, Computational Models

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Searching Together: A Theory of Human-AI Co-Creativity

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2023/55/STR/OBH
Posted: 16 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 14 May 2024
University of St. Gallen, University of Lausanne, INSEAD and INSEAD

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AI, Creativity, Collaboration, Search, Human-Centric