Hart E. Posen

Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Is Failure Good?

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 26, No. 7, July 2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 May 2006
Hart E. Posen and Anne Marie Knott
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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entry, efficiency, spillovers, selection, competition, failure

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The Power of Imperfect Imitation

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Hart E. Posen, Jeho Lee and Sangyoon Yi
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management - Strategic Organization Design (SOD) Group
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Imitation, Search, Heterogeneity, Bounded Rationality, Industry Evolution

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Toward a Behavioral Theory of Real Options: Noisy Signals, Bias, and Learning

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2020
Hart E. Posen, Michael J. Leiblein and John S. Chen
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, Ohio State University and University of Florida
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Bayesian Learning, Competitive Advantage, Computational Model, Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, Experiential Learning, Heterogeneity, Real Option Logic, Sequential Decision-Making, Simulation, Strategic Decision-Making

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Chasing a Moving Target: Exploitation and Exploration in Dynamic Environments

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2011
Hart E. Posen and Daniel Levinthal
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Exploration, Exploitation, Learning, Turbulence, Selection

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Renewing Research on Problemistic Search – A Review and Research Agenda

Academy of Management Annals, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Hart E. Posen, Thomas Keil, Sangyun Kim and Felix Meissner
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Zurich
Downloads 313 (182,290)
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problemistic search, learning, firm performance, performance feedback, behavioral theory of the firm

An Advantage of Newness: Vicarious Learning Despite Limited Absorptive Capacity

Forthcoming at Organization Science
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Hart E. Posen and John S. Chen
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and University of Florida
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Entry, Organizational Learning, Absorptive Capacity

An Advantage of Newness: Learning by Entrants and Incumbents in US Commercial Banking

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2011
Hart E. Posen and John S. Chen
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and University of Florida
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Entry, Learning Curves, Competition, Spillovers, Firm Heterogeneity

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Programs of Experimentation and Pivoting for (Overconfident) Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2023
University of Florida, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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entrepreneurship, learning, pivots, bias

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Firm R&D Behavior and Evolving Technology in Established Industries

Organization Science, Forthcoming, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1109
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Anne Marie Knott and Hart E. Posen
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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R&D, Innovation, Strategic Renewal, Industry Evolution

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Reconceptualizing Imitation: Implications For Dynamic Capabilities, Innovation, And Competitive Advantage

Academy of Management Annals, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Sep 2022
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, Imperial College London, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Imperial College Business School and University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
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Resource Allocation in Strategic Factor Markets: A Realistic Real Options Approach to Generating Competitive Advantage

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Nov 2016
Michael J. Leiblein, John S. Chen and Hart E. Posen
Ohio State University, University of Florida and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
Downloads 242 (236,835)
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Real Option Logic, Decision-Making under Uncertainty, Competitive Advantage, Competitive Heterogeneity, Sequential Decision-Making, Strategic Decision-Making

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Myopia of Selection: Does Organizational Adaptation Limit the Efficacy of Population Selection?

Administrative Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 May 2007 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
Daniel Levinthal and Hart E. Posen
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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Adaptation, Selection, Exploration, Exploitation, Reliability, Learning

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Adaptive Capacity to Technological Change: A Microfoundational Approach

Aggarwal, VA, Posen, HE, Workiewicz, M. 2017. Adaptive capacity to technological change: A microfoundational approach. Strategic Management Journal 38(6): 1212-1231.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2020
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and ESSEC Business School
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routines, technological change, adaptive capacity, inter-firm heterogeneity microfoundations

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The Impact of Learning and Overconfidence on Entrepreneurial Entry and Exit

Chen, J.S., Croson, D.C., Elfenbein, D.W. and Posen, H.E., 2018. The impact of learning and overconfidence on entrepreneurial entry and exit. Organization Science, 29(6), pp.989-1009.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
University of Florida, Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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earning, opportunity assessment, bias, overconfidence, entrepreneurship

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The Problems and Promise of Entrepreneurial Partnerships: Decision Making, Overconfidence, and Learning in Founding Teams

Chen, J. S., Elfenbein, D. W., Posen, H. E., & Wang, M. Z. 2022. The Problems and Promise of Entrepreneurial Partnerships: Decision-Making, Overconfidence, and Learning in Founding Teams. Academy of Management Review, 47(3): 489–520.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 May 2023
University of Florida, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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learning, opportunity assessment, bias, overconfidence, entrepreneurship, organizational decision-making

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Fortune Favors Fools: How Confidence Can Compensate for Competence in Learning

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Hart E. Posen, Dirk Martignoni and Markus Lang
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
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Learning, Competence, Confidence, Entrepreneurial Entry

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The Aggregation–Learning Trade-Off

Piezunka, H., Aggarwal, V. A., & Posen, H. E. 2022. The Aggregation–Learning Trade-Off. Organization Science, 33(3): 1094–1115.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
Henning Piezunka, Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen
INSEAD, INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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Learning-by-doing, information aggregation, decision making

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The Aggregation-Learning Tradeoff

Piezunka, H., Aggarwal, V., & Posen, H.E. 2021. The Aggregation-Learning Tradeoff. Organization Science, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
Henning Piezunka, Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen
INSEAD, INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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Learning, Information Aggregation

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How Can Imitation Increase Inter-Firm Heterogeneity?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Hart E. Posen, Dirk Martignoni and Markus Lang
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
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Imitation, Learning, Adaptation, Heterogeneity

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Uncertain Learning Curves: Implications for First Mover Advantage and Knowledge Spillovers

Leiblein, M. J., & Chen, J. S., & Posen, H. E., 2021. Uncertain Learning Curves: Implications for First Mover Advantage and Knowledge Spillovers. Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 May 2021
Michael J. Leiblein, John S. Chen and Hart E. Posen
Ohio State University, University of Florida and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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Learning curves, uncertainty, first-mover advatage, knowledge spillovers

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E Pluribus Unum: Organizational Size and the Efficacy of Learning

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Feb 2013
Hart E. Posen, Dirk Martignoni and Daniel Levinthal
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Revisiting the Imitation Assumption: Why Imitation May Increase, Rather than Decrease, Performance Heterogeneity

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Hart E. Posen and Dirk Martignoni
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration
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Imitation, learning, performance heterogeneity, focus of attention, entry, behavioral theory of the firm, NK performance landscape model

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When Does the Pre-Entry Experience of New Entrants Improve Their Performance? A Meta-Analytical Investigation of Critical Moderators

Cao, Z., & Posen, H. E. 2023. When Does the Pre-entry Experience of New Entrants Improve Their Performance? A Meta-Analytical Investigation of Critical Moderators. Organization Science, 34(2): 613–636.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 May 2023
Zhi Cao and Hart E. Posen
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
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Pre-entry experience; new entrant environment; environmental context; meta-analysis

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Vicarious Experimentation Through Imitation: Evidence From Video Game Sequel Releases

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 May 2023
Sangyoon Yi, Hart E. Posen and Martin Ganco
University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management - Strategic Organization Design (SOD) Group, Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Management and Human Resources
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Imitation, strategy, organizational learning, experimentation

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A Contingency Perspective on Imitation Strategies: When Is 'Benchmarking' Ineffective?

Posen, HE, Yi, S, Lee, J. 2020. A contingency perspective on imitation strategies: When is “benchmarking” ineffective. Strategic Management Journal 41(2): 198-221.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Apr 2020
Hart E. Posen, Sangyoon Yi and Jeho Lee
Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College, University of Southern Denmark - Department of Marketing & Management - Strategic Organization Design (SOD) Group and Seoul National University
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How Does Pre-Entry Experience Enhance Entrant Performance? Evidence From Learning Curves of New Banks

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Zhi Cao and Hart E. Posen
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College
Downloads 46 (745,483)
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Learning, Entrepreneurship, Pre-Entry Experience, Industry Evolution, Entry

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Aspirations, Beliefs and a New Idea: Building on March’s Other Model of Performance Feedback

ESSEC Business School Research Paper No. 2023-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 May 2023
Thomas Keil, Hart E. Posen and Maciej Workiewicz
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business - Dartmouth College and ESSEC Business School
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problemistic search, aspirations, beliefs, performance feedback, behavioral theory of the firm, computational model