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 (40)

1.

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

Academy of Management Review , January 3, 2005
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
Downloads 1,018 (15,042)
Citation 41

Abstract:

international entrepreneurship, small business, new venture growth

2.

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
Downloads 602 (31,374)
Citation 17

Abstract:

International, entrepreneurship, agency theory, small firms

3.

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
State University of New York at Buffalo and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 258 (70,770)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Venture Capital, Institutions, National Culture, Uncertainty Avoidance, Collectivism

4.

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
Downloads 220 (105,254)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship

5.

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, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy, University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 179 (120,980)
Citation 1

Abstract:

attention, corporate venture capital, homophily, heterophily, status, technological discontinuity

6.

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 Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 164 (124,440)

Abstract:

Strategic entrepreneurship, opportunity exploitation, organizational design, knowledge-based view

7.

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
Downloads 139 (164,858)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship

8.

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
Downloads 121 (183,297)

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9.

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 State University of New York at Buffalo
Downloads 82 (211,191)

Abstract:

international entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, international social ventures, blended value, global sustainable well-being

10.

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 81 (214,015)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship

11.

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
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration, Universidad Carlos III. Department of Business Administration and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 48 (191,440)

Abstract:

CSR, MNEs, Controversial Activities

12.

Governing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition in MNEs: Aligning Interests and Cognition Under Uncertainty

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 44, No. 7, pp. 1278-1298, November 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Volker Mahnke, Markus Venzin and Shaker A. Zahra
Copenhagen Business School - Department of International Economics & Management, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 29 (394,190)
Citation 3

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13.

*Entrepreneurship and Dynamic Capabilities: A Review, Model and Research Agenda

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 43, Issue 4, pp. 917-955, June 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Shaker A. Zahra, Harry J. Sapienza and Per Davidsson
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business
Downloads 23 (417,519)
Citation 66

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14.

Entrepreneurship and Dynamic Capabilities: A Review, Model and Research Agenda

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 917-955, June 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 May 2006
Shaker A. Zahra, Harry J. Sapienza and Per Davidsson
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Queensland University of Technology - Brisbane Graduate School of Business
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Citation 66

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Citation 24

Entrepreneurial Risk Taking in Family Firms

Family Business Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 23-40, March 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 16 (475,926)
Citation 24

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

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

16.

Governance of the Entrepreneurial Threshold Firm: A Knowledge-based Perspective

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 885-897, July 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jul 2004
Shaker A. Zahra and Igor Filatotchev
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 13 (468,874)
Citation 29

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17.

The Evolving Firm: How Dynamic and Operating Capabilities Interact to Enable Entrepreneurship

British Journal of Management, Vol. 20, Issue s1, pp. S81-S100, March 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Lance R. Newey and Shaker A. Zahra
University of Queensland - Business School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 3 (516,543)
Citation 3

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18.

Culture of Family Commitment and Strategic Flexibility: The Moderating Effect of Stewardship

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 1035-1054, November 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Utah State University - Department of Management and Human Resources, Oregon State University, Oregon State University - College of Business and Bond University - Faculty of Business, Technology and Sustainable Development
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19.

A Theory of International New Ventures: A Decade of Research

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 36, Issue 1, pp. 20-28, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 2 (521,101)
Citation 32

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20.

Maximizing the Impact of Organization Science: Theory-Building at the Intersection of Disciplines And/Or Fields

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 6, pp. 1059-1075, September 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Shaker A. Zahra and Lance R. Newey
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 2 (521,101)
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21.

Building Perceived Quality of Founder-Involved IPO Firms: Founders' Effects on Board Selection and Stock Market Performance

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 319-335, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Mar 2011
Salim Chahine, Igor Filatotchev and Shaker A. Zahra
American University of Beirut - Olayan School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 1 (535,951)
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Harvesting Family Firms' Organizational Social Capital: A Relational Perspective

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 2, pp. 345-366, March 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 1 (527,362)
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23.

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
State University of New York at Buffalo, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Peking University
Downloads 0 (453,391)

Abstract:

technological opportunities, Schumpeter innovation, formal institutions, new venture formation rates, cross-country comparative research

24.

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
York University - Schulich School of Business, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 0 (129,848)

Abstract:

Right Wing Populism, Trump, Brexit, Human Resource Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship

25.

International Business and Entrepreneurship Implications of Brexit

British Journal of Management, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 687-692, 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Oct 2016
Douglas J. Cumming and Shaker A. Zahra
York University - Schulich School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 0 (548,141)

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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
York University - Schulich School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 0 (22,581)

Abstract:

Brexit, International Business, Entrepreneurship

27.

Understanding the Social Role of Entrepreneurship

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 610-629, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Shaker A. Zahra and Mike Wright
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Imperial College London
Downloads 0 (548,141)

Abstract:

blended value, hybrid organizations, social entrepreneurship, sustainability

28.

Public and Corporate Governance and Young Global Entrepreneurial Firms

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 77-83, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Shaker A. Zahra
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Public Governance, International Entrepreneurship, Born Global, National Institutions

29.

On the Frontiers: The Implications of Social Entrepreneurship for International Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 137-158, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Shaker A. Zahra, Lance R. Newey and Yong Li
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Queensland - Business School and State University of New York at Buffalo
Downloads 0 (548,141)

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30.

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

Abstract:

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

31.

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

Abstract:

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

32.

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

Abstract:

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

33.

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 II and Shaker A. Zahra
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

Abstract:

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

34.

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

Abstract:

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

35.

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

Abstract:

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

36.

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

Abstract:

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

37.

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, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy

Abstract:

New venture, technological capabilities, inward licensing

38.

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, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration

Abstract:

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

39.

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 affiliation not provided to SSRN

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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, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management, Institute of Strategy, Aalto University - Institute of Strategy and Intl. Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

Abstract:

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