Charles E. Eesley

Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

Associate Professor

473 Via Ortega

Stanford, CA 94305-9025

United States

http://chuckeesley.com

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Scholarly Papers (37)

The Contingent Effects of Top Management Teams on Venture Performance: Aligning Founding Team Composition with Innovation Strategy and Commercialization Environment

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4762-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 1,314 (28,137)
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entrepreneurship, performance, strategy, founding conditions, founding teams, new firms

Bringing Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 339 (162,587)

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organizational capabilities, contracting, organizational economics, entrepreneurship, resource-based view

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Impact: Stanford University's Economic Impact via Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Charles E. Eesley and William F. Miller
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,352 (27,478)
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entrepreneurship, university, academic, innovation

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Boulevard of Broken Behaviors: Socio-Psychological Mechanisms of Entrepreneurship Policies

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Michael Leatherbee and Charles E. Eesley
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Department of Industrial Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,095 (37,219)
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entrepreneurship, policies, institutions, social influence, regression discontinuity

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Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2009
Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,055 (39,273)
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mit, massachussetts institute of technology, alumni, spinoff, entrepreneurship, survey

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For Startups, Adaptability and Mentor Network Diversity can be Pivotal: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment on a MOOC Platform

MIS Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2019
Charles E. Eesley and Lynn Wu
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,041 (40,018)
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Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, MOOCs, Randomized Experiments

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Are You Experienced or Are You Talented?: When Does Innate Talent vs. Experience Explain Entrepreneurial Performance?

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Charles E. Eesley and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Downloads 867 (51,734)
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organizational learning, top management teams, entrepreneurship, exploration, strategy

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Entrepreneurship Education Comes of Age on Campus: The Challenges and Rewards of Bringing Entrepreneurship to Higher Education

Ewing Marion Kauffman Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Brookings Institution, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science, Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Utah - Pierre Lassonde Entrepreneur Center, Princeton University - Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Miami, Washington University in St. Louis, Cornell University - Entrepreneurship@Cornell, Syracuse University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business, Arizona State University (ASU), University of Rochester, Olin College of Engineering, University of Missouri at Kansas City - Department of Organizational Leadership/Marketing, University of Missouri - Kansas City - Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and University of Michigan - College of Engineering
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entrepreneurship education, higher education, Kauffman campus, college, university

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Failure Is an Option: Institutional Change, Entrepreneurial Risk and New Firm Growth

Eberhart, R.N., C.E. Eesley, K.M. Eisenhardt. 2017 Organization Science 28(1) 93-112.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Robert Eberhart, Charles E. Eesley and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt
UCLA, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 803 (57,334)
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entrepreneurship, institutions, Japan

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Entrepreneurial Ideation and Organizational Performance: Imprinting Effects

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2014
Charles E. Eesley, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
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entrepreneurship, imprinting, business environment, ideation, venture performance

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Entrepreneurs from Technology-Based Universities

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4596-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
David H. Hsu, Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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Entrepreneurship, University Alumni

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Institutional Barriers to Growth: Entrepreneurship, Human Capital and Institutional Change

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2016
Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 554 (92,427)
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entrepreneurship, institutional theory, China, human capital

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Institutions and Innovation: A Literature Review of the Impact of Public R&D and Financial Institutions on Firm Innovation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Nov 2010
Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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institutions, innovation, public R&D

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The Role of Advertisers and Platforms in Monetizing Misinformation: Descriptive and Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2024
Wajeeha Ahmad, Ananya Sen, Charles E. Eesley and Erik Brynjolfsson
Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 449 (119,245)
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How Entrepreneurs Leverage Institutional Intermediaries in Emerging Economies to Acquire Public Resources

Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 386 (141,900)
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Networks, Institutions, Science Parks, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Public Infrastructure, Emerging Economies

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Alumni Surveys as a Data Collection Methodology

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2018
Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 326 (170,858)
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entrepreneurship, alumni, survey

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A Natural Experiment on Institutionalized Choice and Individual Entrepreneurial Behavior

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2017
Delin Yang, Charles E. Eesley, Xiaocong Tian and Xinyi Yang
Tsinghua University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Stanford University
Downloads 309 (180,702)
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credit system reform, alumni entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intentions, entrepreneurial activities, institutions

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Does Institutional Change in Universities Influence High-Tech Entrepreneurship? Evidence from China’s Project 985

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2016
Charles E. Eesley, Jian Bai Li and Delin Yang
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University and Tsinghua University
Downloads 268 (209,378)
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China, entrepreneurship, innovation

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How Do Institutional Carriers Alleviate Normative and Cognitive Barriers to Regulatory Change?

Organization Science, forthcoming
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Daniel Erian Armanios and Charles E. Eesley
University of Oxford, Saïd Business School and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 260 (215,742)
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Institutional Theory, Institutional Change, Institutional Infrastructure, Institutional Scaffolds, Institutional Intermediaries, Knowledge Barriers, Entrepreneurship

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Platform Governance and the Rural-Urban Divide: Sellers’ Responses to Design Change

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2020
Wesley W Koo and Charles E. Eesley
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 223 (250,548)
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platforms, governance, algorithm, rural, urban, strategy, e-commerce, adaptation

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Institutions and Entrepreneurial Activity: The Interactive Influence of Misaligned Formal and Informal Institutions

Eesley, Charles E., et al. "Institutions and Entrepreneurial Activity: The Interactive Influence of Misaligned Formal and Informal Institutions." Strategy Science 3.2 (2018): 393-407.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2020
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, UCLA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration
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Entrepreneurship, Institutional Theory, Regulatory Change, International Environments

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The Dark Side of Institutional Intermediaries: Junior Stock Exchanges and Entrepreneurship

Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Robert Eberhart and Charles E. Eesley
UCLA and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 206 (269,741)
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entrepreneurship, intermediaries, institutional theory, institutional change, institutional conflict

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Entrepreneurship in Dynamic Environments: A Comparison Between the U.S. and China

Wu, Y., Eesley, C. E., Eisenhardt, K. E.. Entrepreneurship in dynamic environments: A comparison between the U.S. and China. Quarterly Journal of Management (管理学季刊)2020; 5 (2): 1-17
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
You (Willow) Wu, Charles E. Eesley and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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entrepreneurship, China, Dynamic Environment, Chinese Entrepreneurship, U.S. Entrepreneurship

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The Winds (and Walls) of Change: A Theoretical Framework for Understanding Entrepreneurship in the Midst of Reform

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jan 2013
Charles E. Eesley, Daniel Erian Armanios and Wesley W Koo
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Oxford, Saïd Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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entrepreneurship, institutions, institutional theory

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Through the Mud or in the Boardroom: Examining Activist Types and their Strategies in Targeting Firms for Social Change

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2574046
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Charles E. Eesley, Katherine DeCelles and Michael Lenox
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 185 (297,160)
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stakeholder theory, environmental management, self-regulation, activist, activism, social movement

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Entrepreneurial Ventures from Technology-Based Universities: A Cross-National Comparison

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 185 (297,160)
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entrepreneurship, innovation, institutions, policy, strategy

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Work Experience Spanning Organization Types and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Charles E. Eesley, Delin Yang and Xinyi Yang
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University and Stanford University
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Entrepreneurial Strategies During Institutional Changes: Evidence from China’s Economic Transition

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2020
You (Willow) Wu, Charles E. Eesley and Delin Yang
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Tsinghua University
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Institutional Change, Entrepreneurial Strategy, Emerging Economy, Government Relationship, Science Park, Innovation

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Secondary Stakeholder Actions and the Selection of Firm Targets

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Charles E. Eesley and Michael Lenox
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 149 (359,686)
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stakeholder theory, environmental management, self-regulation

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Take Me Home, Country Roads: Return Migration and Platform-enabled Entrepreneurship

Organization Science
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Wesley W Koo and Charles E. Eesley
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 146 (363,754)

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The Persistence of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Immigrants: Evidence from Stanford University

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Yong Suk Lee and Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 145 (365,750)
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Intergenerational persistence in entrepreneurship, Immigrant entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley, Stanford University

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Institutional Change and Venture Exit: Implications for Policy

Eberhart, R., Eisenhardt, K.M., and Eesley, C. Institutional Change And Venture Exit: Implications For Policy, in 20 Years of Entrepreneurship Research - From small business dynamics to entrepreneurial growth and societal prosperity, P. Braunerhjelm, Editor. 2014, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Robert Eberhart, Kathleen M. Eisenhardt and Charles E. Eesley
UCLA, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 128 (403,161)

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Regional Migration, Entrepreneurship and University Alumni

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
You (Willow) Wu and Charles E. Eesley
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 66 (617,725)
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Regional Migration, Entrepreneurship, University Alumni

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Maker Spaces, Entrepreneurship, and Institutions

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Zhuoxuan Li, Robert Eberhart and Charles E. Eesley
Department of Management Science and Engineering,Stanford University, UCLA and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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maker entrepreneurship, institutional theory, strategic management, community, maker innovation, maker space, IP regulation.

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Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT - An Updated Report

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship Vol. 7, No. 1-2, 2011
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley
Founder/Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 9 (1,049,430)
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entrepreneurial ecosystem, academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial development

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The Role of Advertisers and Platforms in Monetizing Misinformation: Descriptive and Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w32187
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2024
Wajeeha Ahmad, Ananya Sen, Charles E. Eesley and Erik Brynjolfsson
Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Social Influence in Entrepreneurial Career Choice: Evidence from Randomized Field Experiments on Network Ties

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2387329
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Charles E. Eesley and Yanbo Wang
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Hong Kong

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entrepreneurship, mentorship, social networks, randomized experiment

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Firm Responses to Secondary Stakeholder Action

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 765-782
Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Charles E. Eesley and Michael Lenox
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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stakeholder theory, environmental management, self-regulation