Hiding the Evidence of Valid Theories: How Coupled Search Processes Obscure Performance Differences among Organizations
ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE QUARTERLY, pp. 602-634, 2009.
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Theorists argue that an organization's high-level choices, such as its organizational design or the attributes of its top management team, should influence its performance, yet empirical researchers have struggled to detect such influence. The impact of high-level choices may appear weak, we theorize, because the choices are embedded in c...More
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