Selected publications (academic and practitioner)

  • "Managing Exploration in Organizations: The Effect of Superior Monitoring on Subordinate Search Behaviour", Strategic Management Journal, 44/9 2023, 2226-2254 (with Richter, V., Janjic, R., Keck, S., Klapper, H.).
  • "Building Status in an Online Community," Organization Science, 33/6 2022, 2519-2540 (with Smirnova, I., Sorenson, O.).
  • "Adaptation or Persistence? Emergence and Revision of Organization Designs in New Ventures," Organization Science, 32/6 2021, 1439-1472 (with Alexy, O., Pötz, K., Puranam, P.).
  • "On the Effects of Authority on Peer Motivation: Learning from Wikipedia," Strategic Management Journal, 39/8 2018, 2178-2203 (with Klapper, H.).
  • "Surrendering Control to Gain Advantage: Reconciling Openness and the Resource-based View of the Firm," Strategic Management Journal, 39/6 2018, 1704-1727 (with Alexy, O., West, J., Klapper, H.).
  • “Corporate Hierarchy and Vertical Information Flow within the Firm - a Behavioral View,” Strategic Management Journal, 36/13 2015, 1979–1999 (with Maciejovsky, B.).
  • “What's 'New' about New Forms of Organizing?,” Academy of Management Review, 39/2 2014, 162-180 (with Puranam, P. and Alexy, O.).
  • “Knowledge worth having in 'Excess': The Value of Tacit and Firm-specific Human Resource Slack,” Strategic Management Journal, 35/7 2014, 954-973 (with Lecuona Torras, R.).
  • “Biases in the Selection Stage of Bottom-up Strategy Formulation,”  Strategic Management Journal, 34/7 2013, 782-799 (with Sorenson, O.).
  • “The Hidden Costs of Outsourcing – Evidence from Patent Data,” Strategic Management Journal, 31/11 2010, 1183-1201 (with Wagner, S.).
  • “Value Appropriation as an Organizational Capability: the Case of IP Protection through Patents,” Strategic Management Journal, 30 2009, 765-789. (with Puranam, P.)
  • “Managing the Business Risks of ‘Open’ Innovation,” McKinsey Quarterly, Winter 2012, 17-21 (with Alexy, O.).
  • “Smart Idea Selection – Is Your Company Choosing the Best Innovation Ideas?” Sloan Management Review, Summer 2011, 47-52. 
  • "Patently (Un)Clear", Business Strategy Rewiew, Spring 2010, 28-33 (with Wagner, S,).
  • “How Executives Can Enhance IP Strategy and Performance,” Sloan Management Review, Fall 2007, 37-43.
  • “Big Picture – Patent Sharks, ” Harvard Business Review, June 2008, 129-133 (with Henkel, J.).
  • “Strategic Management of Intellectual Property,” Sloan Management Review, Spring 2004, 35-40.

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