Shaker A. Zahra

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

A Capabilities Perspective on the Effects of Early Internationalization on Firm Survival and Growth

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jan 2005
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, HEC Lausanne, Singapore Management University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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international entrepreneurship, small business, new venture growth

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International Business and Entrepreneurship Implications of Brexit

British Journal of Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Douglas J. Cumming and Shaker A. Zahra
Florida Atlantic University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 1,153 (35,204)

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Brexit, International Business, Entrepreneurship

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Equity Crowdfunding and Governance: Toward an Integrative Model and Research Agenda

Academy of Management Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jan 2019
Douglas J. Cumming, Tom R. Vanacker and Shaker A. Zahra
Florida Atlantic University, Ghent University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Entrepreneurial Finance; Equity Crowdfunding; Governance Systems; Information Asymmetry; Adverse Selection; Moral Hazard

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Ownership and the Internationalization of Small Firms

Journal of Management, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 210-233, 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
Gerard George, Johan Wiklund and Shaker A. Zahra
Singapore Management University, Syracuse University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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International, entrepreneurship, agency theory, small firms

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Formal Institutions, Culture, and Venture Capital Activity: A Cross-Country Analysis

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2012
Yong Li and Shaker A. Zahra
University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Venture Capital, Institutions, National Culture, Uncertainty Avoidance, Collectivism

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The Rise of Right Wing Populism and Its Effect on HRM

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Dec 2016
Douglas J. Cumming, Geoffrey Wood and Shaker A. Zahra
Florida Atlantic University, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Right Wing Populism, Trump, Brexit, Human Resource Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship

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Developing Theoretical Insights in Entrepreneurship Research

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 4075317
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2023
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, London Business School, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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entrepreneurship, assumptions, theoretical contribution, immersion, theorizing at the intersection, theory building

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Stakeholder Pressure on MNEs and the Transfer of Socially Irresponsible Practices to Subsidiaries

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56, No. 2, 549-572, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Jordi Surroca, Josep A. Tribo and Shaker A. Zahra
Charles III University of Madrid - Department of Business Administration, Stevens Institute of Technology and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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CSR, MNEs, Controversial Activities

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The Effect of Upstream and Downstream Internationalization on the Acquisition of Market and Technological Knowledge: The Moderating Role of Prior Knowledge

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2007, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Lucia Naldi and Shaker A. Zahra
Jonkoping University - Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS) and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Entrepreneurship

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The Role of External Knowledge Sources and Organizational Design in the Process of Opportunity Exploitation

Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Nicolai J. Foss, Jacob Lyngsie and Shaker A. Zahra
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategy and Innovation, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Strategic entrepreneurship, opportunity exploitation, organizational design, knowledge-based view

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Top Management’s Attention to Discontinuous Technological Change: Corporate Venture Capital as an Alert Mechanism

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2012
Markku V. J. Maula, Thomas Keil and Shaker A. Zahra
Aalto University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 272 (209,433)
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attention, corporate venture capital, homophily, heterophily, status, technological discontinuity

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Absorptive Capacity in New Ventures: Differences Among Corporate Ventures and Independent Ventures

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2007, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2008
Barbara Larrañeta, Shaker A. Zahra and José Luis Galán
Universidad Pablo de Olavide, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Seville - Departament of Business Administration and Marketing
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Entrepreneurship

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Regulatory Focus and Executives' Intentions To Commit Their Firms to Entrepreneurial Action

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2006, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Jeffery S. McMullen and Shaker A. Zahra
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 197 (285,155)
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Entrepreneurship

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Social Capital Types and Internationalization: A Study of Indian Software SMEs

Advanced Institute of Management Research Paper No. 045
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Shameen Prashantham and Shaker A. Zahra
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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On the Frontiers: The Implications of Social Entrepreneurship for International Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
Shaker A. Zahra, Lance R. Newey and Yong Li
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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international entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, international social ventures, blended value, global sustainable well-being

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Founder Team Prior Work Experience - An Asset or a Liability for Startup Growth?

Forthcoming, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal https://doi.org/10.1002/sej.1406
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Sep 2021
Niron Hashai and Shaker A. Zahra
Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Heterogeneity in New Venture Formation Rates Across Nations: The Schumpeterian and Institutional Economics Views

Chapter 1 in: World Scientific Reference on Entrepreneurship, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Yong Li, Shaker A. Zahra and Sai Lan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Peking University
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technological opportunities, Schumpeter innovation, formal institutions, new venture formation rates, cross-country comparative research

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Emerging Issues in Corporate Entrepreneurship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Texas A&M University - Department of Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Dayton - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Competitive advantages, Corporate entrepreneurship, International expansion, Knowledge production, Leadership, Organizational learning, Research opportunities

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Predictors and Financial Outcomes of Corporate Entrepreneurship: An Exploratory Study

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Organizational values, Organizational structures, Corporate entrepreneurship, Internal ventures, Innovation process, Environment, Strategic planning, Startups, Corporate ventures, Manufacturing industries, Firm strategies, Firm performance, Financial performance, Organizational behavior

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Entrepreneurial Risk Taking in Family Firms

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Experimental/primary research, Family firms, Founders, Manufacturing industries, Risk orientation, Chief executive officers (CEOs), Family-work relations, Agency theory

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Environment, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Financial Performance: A Taxonomic Approach

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Hostile environments, Food industry, Financial performance, Corporate entrepreneurship, Internal ventures, Innovation process, Business conditions, Manufacturing industries, Environment

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The Relative Power of CEOS and Board of Directors: Associations with Corporate Performance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
John A. Pearce and Shaker A. Zahra
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Decision making, Chief executive officers (CEOs), Firm performance, Financial performance, Directors, Females, Participative decisions, Boards of directors

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Scholarly Communities in Entrepreneurship Research: A Co-Citation Analysis

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 11 Nov 2009
Henri Schildt, Shaker A. Zahra and Antti Sillanpaa
Aalto University - Institute of Strategy and Intl. Business, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Entrepreneurship research, Scholarly communities, Intellectual structure, Resource acquisition, Social networks, Corporate entrepreneurship, Opportunity recognition, Psychological traits, Qualitative methods, Firm growth, Firm survival, Born global firms, Bibliometrics, Academic fields, Academic research, Scholarly publications

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Technological Resources and New Firm Growth: A Comparison of Start-Up and Adolescent Ventures

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Startups, Market resources, Domestic markets, International markets, Economic growth, Sales growth, Resource model

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Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2004: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Entrepreneurship research, Cooperation, Angel investors, Spinoffs, University spinouts, Corporate ventures, Resource acquisition, Firm growth, International expansion, Firm location, Management teams, Patents, Female entrepreneurs, Founders, Family firms, Opportunity recognition, Economic growth, Failure analysis, Patent licenses, Social networks, Firm strategies, Clusters, Firm theory, Social entrepreneurship, Cognition, Nascent entrepreneurs, Firm survival, Leadership, Startups, Venture capital, Alliance formation, Entrepreneurial orientation, Social capital

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New Ventures' Inward Licensing: Examining the Effects of Industry and Strategy Characteristics

European Management Review, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 154-166, 2005
Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Shaker A. Zahra, Thomas Keil and Markku V. J. Maula
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration and Aalto University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

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New venture, technological capabilities, inward licensing

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Exploration, Exploitation, and Financial Performance: Analysis of S&P 500 Corporations

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 221-231
Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
Aalto University - Institute of Strategy and Intl. Business, Aalto University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration

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Exploration, exploitation, organizational learning, behavioral theory of the firm, performance

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Knowledge Conversion Capability and the Performance of Corporate and University Spin-Offs

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 569-608, 2007
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Shaker A. Zahra, Els Van de Velde and Bárbara Larrañeta
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Vlerick Business School and Universidad Pablo de Olavide

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The Effect of Governance Modes and Relatedness of External Business Development Activities on Innovative Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 895-907
Posted: 13 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration, Aalto University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University - Institute of Strategy and Intl. Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Corporate venturing, business development, acquisition, alliance, corporate venture capital, innovation, patents