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Patent Portfolio Races in Concentrated Markets for Technology

Patent application numbers grow exponentially in many industries, a phenomenon that has been linked to high fragmentation of patent ownership. Contradicting these findings and theoretical arguments, we show that such fragmentation is not a precondition ...

When Should Control Be Shared?

A common pattern of control in firms is for management to retain a broad set of rights, while the remaining stakeholders’ contracts provide them with targeted veto rights over specific classes of decisions. We explain ...

Paying more than necessary? The wage cushion in Germany

In many countries, employers usually complain that wages and labour costs are too high. Using a representative establishment data set for Germany, we show that more than 40 percent of plants covered by collective agreements pay ...

Entrepreneurship in a modern network economy

Competition is the seedbed of the entrepreneurial spirit and the driving force of modem economies. The role of the entrepreneur in economic development is very important... In this paper the literature on entrepreneurship is summarised from ...

An innovation model of information planning

The literature of information planning depicts a rational, proactive, formalistic and logical approach to information technology strategy formulation. However, empirical studies have revealed serious problems with such an approach reporting, instead, that the success of ...

A survey of trust, control and information in networks

This paper focuses on which characteristics managers take into account when they choose and evaluate business partners, and the interrelationship between the constructs trust, control and information. The paper is based on a survey which ...

Career Management. New Perspective

The article has started from the necessity of reconsideration the connections of double - determination which are established between the academic institutions (as main system of professional formation) and requirements of market’s labor (which is ...

Informal Networks in Organizations – A literature review

In the increasingly complex and dynamic theories of modern organizations, there is a substantial lack of knowledge about the way things actually get done, and how individuals interact socially within the organizations to facilitate this. The ...

Are Patents used to Suppress Useful Technology?

This article reviews the empirical evidence alleged to demonstrate that innovation has been retarded or blocked by means of corporate strategies for the use of patents.  In other words, are there ways in which ...

Breakout from Bollywood? Internationalization of Indian Film Industry

This paper focuses upon emerging economies as production sites and emergent players on global consumer markets. Using novel and original data, the paper studies the Indian film cluster in Mumbai, Bollywood. It argues that as the ...

Management Miscellaneous Articles, Papers, Case Studies, Examples