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Management scholars have long stressed the importance of evolutionary processses for inter-firm cooperation but have mostly missed the promising opportunity to incorporate ideas from evolutionary theories into the analysis of collaborative arrangements. In this paper, we first present three...
Management scholars have long stressed the importance of evolutionary processses for inter-firm cooperation but have mostly missed the promising opportunity to incorporate ideas from evolutionary theories into the analysis of collaborative arrangements. In this paper, we first present three...
This study offers a new framework for organizing a motion picture in such a way thatchances for box-office success are enhanced. We combine and expand two strands of researchfor the moviemaking industry: the economic approach and the social network perspective.Specifically, we integrate the...
Franchisee autonomy fosters system-wide adaptability and outlet-owners’ motivationbut also raises the costs from agency problems present in franchiseefranchisordyads. Advancing upon the understanding of agency issues involved infranchising, we test the argument that chains counterbalance the...