Michael Tushman

Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit

Soldiers Field

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Ambidexterity as a Dynamic Capability: Resolving the Innovator's Dilemma

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1963
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Charles A. O'Reilly and Michael Tushman
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 2,812 (8,467)
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leadership, organizational change, competitive advantage, organizational design, strategic implementation

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Organizational Ambidexterity: Past, Present and Future

Academy of Management Perspectives, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 142, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2130; Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Charles A. O'Reilly and Michael Tushman
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 2,646 (9,391)
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Open Innovation and Organization Design

Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Michael Tushman, Karim R. Lakhani and Hila Lifshitz-Assaf
Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Harvard University Lab for Innovation Sciences
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Organization design, Open innovation

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Organizational Ambidexterity: IBM and Emerging Business Opportunities

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2025, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Charles O'Reilly, Michael Tushman and J. Bruce Harreld
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,359 (11,283)
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leadership, organizational change, change management, growth strategy, organizational design

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Open Innovation and Organizational Boundaries: The Impact of Task Decomposition and Knowledge Distribution on the Locus of Innovation

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 12-57, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 12-057
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Karim R. Lakhani, Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Michael Tushman
Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group, Harvard University Lab for Innovation Sciences and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 2,066 (13,987)
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Innovating Without Information Constraints: Organizations, Communities, and Innovation When Information Costs Approach Zero

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 14-043
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Elizabeth J. Altman, Frank Nagle and Michael Tushman
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 1,182 (32,548)
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Managing Innovation, Information Costs, Information Constraints, Communities, Organization Boundaries, Technological Progress, Platforms and Ecosystems, User Innovation

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Platforms, Open/User Innovation, and Ecosystems: A Strategic Leadership Perspective

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 17-076
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
Elizabeth J. Altman and Michael Tushman
University of Massachusetts Lowell and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 640 (75,099)
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Platforms, open/user innovation, ecosystems, crowdsourcing, institutional logics, strategic leadership, top management teams, CEO role

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Wellsprings of Creation: How Perturbation Sustains Exploration in Mature Organizations

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 09-011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2012
Policy Alternatives Research Institute, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit and University of Oxford, Said Business School (deceased)
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Frame Flexibility: The Role of Cognitive and Emotional Framing in Innovation Adoption by Incumbent Firms

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 17-091
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
Ryan L Raffaelli, Mary Ann Glynn and Michael Tushman
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 275 (198,704)
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innovation adoption, framing, cognition, emotional resonance, incumbent inertia

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Discretion Within Constraint: Homophily and Structure in a Formal Organization

Forthcoming in Organization Science
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Adam M. Kleinbaum, Toby Stuart, Toby Stuart and Michael Tushman
Tuck School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of BusinessHarvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 264 (207,025)
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Social Networks, Homophily, Gender, Formal Structure, Organizational Structure

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The Translucent Hand of Managed Ecosystems: Engaging Communities for Value Creation and Capture

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-096, Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 19-096, Academy of Management Annals, Vol 16 (1), 2022.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jul 2023
Elizabeth J. Altman, Frank Nagle and Michael Tushman
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 226 (241,076)
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Ecosystems, Platforms, Open and User Innovation Strategy, Capabilities

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Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 09-004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
Adam M. Kleinbaum, Toby Stuart, Toby Stuart and Michael Tushman
Tuck School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of BusinessHarvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 181 (295,187)
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Firms, Crowds, and Innovation

Strategic Organization, 2017, Vol 15(2) 119-140
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Teppo Felin, Karim R. Lakhani and Michael Tushman
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 90 (503,566)

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crowdsourcing, innovation, open innovation, organization theory, strategy

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What Is Your Problem?! Translating, Decontextualizing and Recontextualizing Problems for Cross Boundary Innovation

Posted: 05 Apr 2022
Hila Lifshitz-Assaf, Zoe Szajnfarber and Michael Tushman
Harvard University Lab for Innovation Sciences, the George Washington University and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit

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Innovation, problem formulation, knowledge boundary work, collaboration, open innovation, online platforms

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GE Money Bank: The M-Budget Card Initiative

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 410-052
Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Michael Tushman, Sebastian Raisch and Christian Welling
Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen

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Ganesh Natarajan: Leading Innovation and Organizational Change at Zensar (A)

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 412-036
Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Michael Tushman and David Kiron
Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Technological Discontinuities and Organizational Environments

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Philip W Anderson and Michael Tushman
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit

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Cement industry, Innovation process, Startups, Environment, High growth firms, Product development, Barriers to entry, Uncertainty, Market entry, Closing firms, Market exit, Growth rates, Computer industry, Airline industry, Disruptive technologies, Business conditions, Demand analysis, Sales growth, Organizational learning, Firm growth, Technological change