TODD ZENGER portrait
  • N. Eldon Tanner Professor of Strategy and Strategic Leadership, Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy
  • Presidential Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy
  • Presidential Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Publications

  • Tomasz Obloj & Todd Zenger (2016). Organization Design, Proximity and Productivity Responses to Upward Social Comparison. Organization Science. Accepted, 11/01/2016.
  • Umit Ozmel , M. Deniz Yavuz , Jeffrey J. Reuer & Todd Zenger (2016). Network Prominence, Bargaining Power, and the Allocation of Value Capture Rights in Alliance Contracts. Organization Science. Accepted, 09/10/2016.
    https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_i...
  • Jackson A Nickerson, Robert Wuebker & Todd Zenger (2016). Problems, Theories, and Governing the Crowd. Strategic Organization. Accepted, 06/2016.
    http://soq.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/05/31/14...
  • Mary J. Benner & Todd Zenger (2016). The Lemons Problem in Markets for Strategy. Strategy Science. Vol. 1(2), 71-89. Published, 06/2016.
    http://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/pdf/10.1287/stsc...
  • Teppo Felin & Todd Zenger (2015). Strategy, Problems, and a Theory for the Firm. Organization Science. Vol. 27(1), 222-231. Published, 12/30/2015.
    http://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/pdf/10.1287/orsc...
  • Todd Zenger (2015). Valve Corporation: Composing Internal Markets. Journal of Organization Design. Vol. 4(2), 20-20. Published, 09/2015.
    http://www.jorgdesign.net/article/view/20155/18726
  • (with Teppo Felin) (2014). "Open or Closed Innovation? Problem Solving and the Governance Choice". Research Policy. Vol. 43 (5), 914-925. Published, 06/2014.
  • (with Dan Elfenbein) (2014). "What is a Relationship Worth? Repeated Exchange and the Development and Deployment of Relational Capital". Organization Science. Vol. 25 (1), 222-244. Published, 01/2014.
  • (with Lubo Litov & Patrick Moreton) (2012). "Corporate Strategy, Analyst Coverage, and the Uniqueness Paradox". Management Science. Vol. 58 (10), 1797-1815. Published, 10/2012.
  • (with Nick Argyres, Teppo Felin & Nicolai Foss) (2012). "The Organizational Economics of Organizational Capability and Heterogeneity: A Research Agenda". Organization Science. Vol. 23 (5), 1213-1226. Published, 09/2012.
  • (with Nick Argyres) (2012). "Capabilities, Transaction Costs, and Firm Boundaries: An Integrative Theory". Organization Science. Vol. 23 (6), 1643-1657. Published, 06/2012.
  • (with Peter Boumgarden & Jackson Nickerson) (2012). "Sailing into the Wind: Exploring the Relationships among Ambidexterity, Vacillation, and Organizational Performance". Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 33 (6), 587-610. Published, 04/2012.
  • (with Teppo Felin & Lyda Bigelow) (2011). "Theories of the Firm-Market Boundary". Academy of Management Annals. Vol. 5 (1), 89-133. Published, 05/2011.
  • (with Teppo Felin) (2011). "Information aggregation, matching and radical market-heirarchy hybrids: Implications for the theory of the firm". Strategic Organization. Vol. 9 (2), 163-173. Published, 05/2011.
  • (with Dan Elfenbein & Bart Hamilton) (2010). "The Small Firm Effect and the Entrepreneurial Spawning of Scientists and Engineers". Management Science. Vol. 56 (4), 659-681. Published, 02/2010.
  • (with Teppo Felin) (2009). Entrepreneurs as Theorists: On the Origins of Entrepreneurial Beliefs and Novel Strategies". Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Vol. 3 (2), 127-146. Published, 07/2009.
  • (with Teppo Felin & Joshua Tomsik) (2009). "The Knowledge Economy: Emerging Organizational Forms, Missing Microfoundations and Key Considerations for Managing Human Capital". Human Resource Management. Vol. 48 (4), 555-570. Published, 07/2009.
  • (with Sergio Lazzarini & Gary Miller) (2008). "Dealing with the Paradox of Embeddedness: The Role of Contracts and Trust in Facilitating Movement out of Committed Relationships". Organization Science. Vol. 19 (5), 709-728. Published, 10/2008.
  • (with Jackson Nickerson) (2008). "Envy, Camparison Costs, and the Economic Theory of the Firm". Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 29 (13), 1371-1394. Published, 09/2008.
  • (with Laura Poppo & Zheng Zhou) (2008). "Examining the Conditional Limits of Relational Governance: Specialized Assets, Performance Ambiguity, and Long-standing Ties". Journal of Management Studies. Vol. 1195-1216, 1195-1216. Published, 07/2008.
  • (with Chihmao Hsieh & Jackson Nickerson) (2007). "Opportunity Discovery, Problem Solving and the Entrepreneurial Theory of the Firm". Journal of Management Studies. Vol. 44 (7), 1255-1277. Published, 11/2007.
  • (with Jackson Nickerson & Brian Silverman) (2007). "The 'Problem' of Creating and Capturing Value". Strategic Organization. Vol. 5 (3), 211-226. Published, 09/2007.
  • (with Sergio Lazzarini & Gary Miller) (2004). "Order with Some Law: Complementary vs. Substitution of Formal and Informal Arrangements". Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. Vol. 20 (2), 261-298. Published, 10/2004.
  • (with Sergio Lazzarini) (2004). "Compensating for Innovation: Do Small Firms Offer High-Powered Incentives that Lure Talent and Motivate Effort". Managerial and Decision Economics. Vol. 25, 329-345. Published, 09/2004.
  • (with Jackson Nickerson) (2002). "Being Efficiently Fickle: A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Choice". Organization Science. Vol. 13 (5), 547-566. Published, 10/2002.
  • (with Sergio Lazzarini & Laura Poppo) (2002). "Informal and Formal Organization in New Institutional Economics". Advances in Strategic Management. Vol. 19, 277-306. Published, 09/2002.
  • (with Laura Poppo) (2002). "Do Formal Contracts and Relational Governance Function as Substitutes or Complements?". Strategic Management Jounal. Vol. 23 (8), 707-725. Published, 05/2002.
  • (with C.R. Marshall) (2000). "The Determinants of Incentive Intensity in Group-Based Rewards". Academy of Management Journal. Vol. 43 (2), 149-163. Published, 04/2000.
  • (with Laura Poppo) (1998). "Testing Alternative Theories of the Firm: Transaction Cost, Knowledge-Based, and Measurement Explanations for Make-or-Buy Decisions in Information Services". Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 19 (9), 853-877. Published, 09/1998.
  • (with William Hesterly) (1997). "The Disaggregation of Corporations: Selective Intervention, High-Powered Incentives, and Molecular Units". Organization Science. Vol. 8 (3), 209-222. Published, 03/1997.
  • Todd Zenger (1994). "Explaining Organizational Diseconomies of of Scale in R&D: The Allocation of Engineering Talent, Ideas, and Effort by Firm Size" . Management Science. Vol. 40 (6), 708-729. Published, 06/1994.