Hart E. Posen

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Associate Professor

Madison, WI

United States

http://bus.wisc.edu/faculty/hart-posen

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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
University of Wisconsin-Madison and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 329 (94,026)

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entry, efficiency, spillovers, selection, competition, failure

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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: 25 Jan 2018
Hart E. Posen, Michael J. Leiblein and John S. Chen
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and University of Florida
Downloads 316 (98,367)
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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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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 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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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Exploration, Exploitation, Learning, Turbulence, Selection

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
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Florida
Downloads 139 (214,989)
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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Florida
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Entry, Learning Curves, Competition, Spillovers, Firm Heterogeneity

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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 University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Adaptation, Selection, Exploration, Exploitation, Reliability, Learning

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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 University of Wisconsin-Madison
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R&D, Innovation, Strategic Renewal, Industry Evolution

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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 (OSU) - Fisher College of Business, University of Florida and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 164 (186,875)

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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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Adaptive Capacity to Technological Change: A Microfoundational Theory of the Dynamics of Routines

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2015/09/EFE
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2015
INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, University of Wisconsin-Madison and INSEAD
Downloads 127 (230,245)
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routines, technological change, adaptive capacity, inter-firm heterogeneity microfoundations

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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Zurich
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problemistic search, learning, firm performance, performance feedback, behavioral theory of the firm

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The Impact of Learning and Overconfidence on Entrepreneurial Entry and Exit

Forthcoming, Organization Science
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2018
University of Florida, Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 80 (314,399)
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earning, opportunity assessment, bias, overconfidence, entrepreneurship

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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Learning, Competence, Confidence, Entrepreneurial Entry

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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Learning-By-Participating in Decision-Making: Broadening Participation, Narrowing Feedback

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Dec 2017
Henning Piezunka, Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen
INSEAD, INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 62 (361,614)

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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
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Imitation, Learning, Adaptation, Heterogeneity

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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
University of Wisconsin-Madison 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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Learning-by-Participating: The Dynamics of Information Aggregation in Organizations

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2019/29/EFE
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
Henning Piezunka, Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen
INSEAD, INSEAD - Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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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 Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Management and Human Resources and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Learning, Entrepreneurship, Pre-Entry Experience, Industry Evolution, Entry