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Joseph T. Mahoney

Professor of Business Administration and
Caterpillar Chair of Business

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Articles in Journals

Klein, P., Mahoney, J., McGahan, A., Pitelis, C. 2013. Capabilities and Strategic Entrepreneurship in Public Organizations. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 7: 70-91

Mahoney, J., Qian, L. 2013. Market Frictions as Building Blocks of an Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Managment. Strategic Management Journal, 34: 1019-1041

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2013. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services. Organization Science, 24: 262-279

McCarter, M., Mahoney, J., Northcraft, G. 2011. Testing the waters: Using collective real options to manage the social dilemma of strategic alliances. Academy of Management Review, 36: 621-640

Bucheli, M. , Mahoney, J., Vaaler, P. 2010. "Chandler's Living Scholarship: The Visible Hand of Vertical Integration in 19th Century America Seen under a 21st Century Transaction Costs Economics Lens". Journal of Management Studies, 47: 859-883

Agarwal-Tronetti, R., Croson, R., Mahoney, J. 2010. The Role of Incentives and Communication in Strategic Alliances: An Experimental Investigation. Strategic Management Journal, 31: 413-437

Kim, J., Mahoney, J. 2010. "A Strategic Theory of the Firm as a Nexus of Incomplete Contracts: A Property Rights Approach". Journal of Management, 36: 806-826

Mahoney, J., McGahan, A., Pitelis, C. 2009. "The Interdependence of Private and Public Interests". Organization Science, 20: 1043-1052

Wang, H., He, J., Mahoney, J. 2009. "Firm-Specific Knowledge Resources and Competitive Advantage: The Role of Economic- and Relationship-Based Employee Governance Mechanisms". Strategic Management Journal

Foss, N., Klein, P., Kor, Y., Mahoney, J. 2008. "Entrepreneurship, Subjectivism, and the Resource-Based View: Toward a New Synthesis". Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2: 73-94

Kang, M., Mahoney, J. 2008. "Why Firms Make Unilateral Investments Specific to Other Firms: The Case of OEM Suppliers". Strategic Management Journal, 30: 117-135

Kim, J., Mahoney, J. 2007. "Appropriating Economic Rents from Resources: An Integrative Property Rights and Resource-Based Approach" International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 4: 11-28

Kor, Y., Michael, S. , Mahoney, J. 2007. Resources, Capabilities, and Entrepreneurial Perceptions. Journal of Management Studies, 44: 1187-1212

Mahoney, J., McGahan, A. 2007. "The Field of Strategic Management within the Evolving Science of Strategic Organization". Strategic Organization, 5: 79-99

Tan, D., Mahoney, J. 2007. "The Dynamics of Japanese Firm Growth in U.S. Industries: The Penrose Effect". Management International Review, 47: 259-279

Kim, S., Mahoney, J. 2006. Mutual commitment to support exchange: relation-specific IT system as a substitute for managerial hierachy. Strategic Management Journal, 27: 401-423

Lajili, K., Mahoney, J. 2006. "Revisiting Agency and Transaction Costs Theory Predictions on Vertical Financial Ownership and Contracting: Electronic Integration as an Organizational Form Choice" Managerial and Decision Economics. Managerial and Decision Economics, 27: 573-586

Tan, D., Mahoney, J. 2006. Why a Multinational Firm Chooses Expatriates: Integrating Resource-Based, Agency, and Transaction Costs Perspectives. Journal of Management Studies, 43: 457-484

Carleton-Asher, C., Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J. 2005. Towards a Property Rights Foundation for a Stakeholder Theory of the Firm. Journal of Management and Governance, 9: 5-32

Kim, J., Mahoney, J. 2005. Property Rights Theory, Transaction Costs Theory, and Agency Theory: An Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Management. Managerial and Decision Economics, 26: 223-242

Kor, Y., Mahoney, J. 2005. How Dynamics, Management, and Governance of Resource Deployments Influence Firm-Level Performance. Strategic Management Journal, 26: 489-496

Tan, D., Mahoney, J. 2005. Examining the Penrose Effect in an International Business Context: The Dynamics of Jananese Firm Growth in U.S. Industries. Managerial and Decision Economics, 26: 113-127

Kor, Y., Mahoney, J. 2004. Edith Penrose's (1959) Contributions to the Resource-Based View of Strategic Management. Journal of Management Studies, 41: 183-191

Tan, D., Mahoney, J. 2003. Explaining the Utilization of Managerial Expatriates from the Perspectives of Resource-Based, Agency, and Transaction Costs Theories. Advances in International Management, 15: 179-205

Kim, J., Mahoney, J. 2002. Resource-Based and Property Rights Pespectives on Value Creation: The Case of Oil Field Unitization. Managerial and Decision Economics, 23: 225-245

Mahoney, J. 2002. The Continuing Relevance of Chester I. Barnard's Teachings to Contemporary Management Education. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 5: 159-172

Mahoney, J. 2001. A Resource-Based Theory of Sustainable Rents. Journal of Management, 27: 651-660

Kor, Y., Mahoney, J. 2000. Penrose's Resource-Based Approach: The Process and Product of Research Creativity. Journal of Management Studies, 37: 109-139

Bogner, W., Mahoney, J., Thomas, H. 1998. Paradigm Shift: Parallels in the Origin, Evolution an Function of the Strategic Group Concept and the Resource-based Theory of the Firm. Advances in Strategic Management, 14: 63-102

Lajili, K., Barry, P., Sonka, S., Mahoney, J. 1997. Farmers' Preferences for Crop Contracts: A Principal-Agent Analysis. Journal of Agricultural Resource Economics, 22: 264-280

Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C., Mahoney, J. 1997. The Effects of Corporate Antitakeover Provisions on Long-term Investment: Empirical Evidence. Managerial and Decision Economics, 18: 349-365

Sundaramurthy, C., Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J. 1997. Board Structure, Antitakeover Provisions, and Stockholder Wealth. Strategic Management Journal, 18: 231-245

Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C., Mahoney, J. 1996. The Differential Impact on Stockholder Wealth of Various Antitakeover Provisions. Managerial and Decision Economics, 17: 531-549

Sanchez, R., Mahoney, J. 1996. Modularity, Flexibility, and Knowledge Management in Product and Organization Design. Strategic Management Journal, 17: 63-76

Mahoney, J. 1995. The Management of Resources and the Resource of Management. Journal of Business Research, 33: 91-101

Mahoney, J., Huff, A., Huff, J. 1994. Toward a New Social Contract Theory in Organization Science. Journal of Management Inquiry, 3: 153-168

Mahoney, J., Huff, A., Huff, J. 1994. Management's Search for Balance. Journal of Management Inquiry, 3: 173-174

Mahoney, J. 1993. Strategic Management and Determinism: Sustaining the Conversation. Journal of Management Studies, 30: 173-191

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J. 1993. An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Antitakeover Amendments on Stockholder Wealth. Strategic Management Journal, 14: 17-31

Mahoney, J. 1992. The Adoption of the Multidivisional Form of Organization: A Contingency Model. Journal of Management Studies, 29: 49-72

Mahoney, J. 1992. The Choice of Organizational Form: Vertical Financial Ownership versus Other Methods of Vertical Integration. Strategic Management Journal, 13: 559-584

Mahoney, J. 1992. Organizational Economics within the Conversation of Stategic Management. Advances in Strategic Management, 8: 103-155

Mahoney, J., Huff, A. 1992. Toward a New Social Contract Theory in Strategic Management. Journal of Management Inquiry, 3-6

Mahoney, J., Pandian, J. 1992. The Resource-Based View within the Conversation of Strategic Management. Strategic Management Journal, 13: 363-380

Phillips, A., Mahoney, J. 1985. Unreasonable Rules and Rules of Reason: Economic Aspects of Vertical Price Fixing. Antitrust Bulletin, 30: 99-115

Books

Mahoney, J. 2005. Economic Foundations of Strategy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chapters in Books

Mahoney, J., Michael, S. 2005. A Subjectivist Theory of Entrepreneurship. In R. Agarwal, S. Alvarez, & O. Sorenson (Ed.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship, 33-53. New York: Springer Publications.

Sanchez, R., Mahoney, J. 2001. Modularity and Dynamic Capabilities. In Henk Volberda and Tom Elfring (Ed.), Rethinking Strategy, 158-171. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Mahoney, J., Sanchez, R. 1997. Competence Theory Building: Reconnecting Management Research and Management Practice. In A. Heene & R. Sanchez (Ed.), Competence-based Strategic Management, 45-64. England: John Wiley & Sons.

Mahoney, J., Crank, D. 1995. Vertical Coordination: The Choice of Organizational Form. In K. Coaldrake, S. T. Sonka, D. Sudharshan, F. W. Winter (Ed.), New Industries and Strategic Alliances in Agriculture: Concepts and Cases, 89-126. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Company.

Proceedings

Mahoney, J. Forthcoming. Combining Transaction Costs Theory, Resource-Based Theory and Dynamic Capabilites Theory for Explaining (and Perhaps Predicting) sustainable Competiti, Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Mahoney, J. Forthcoming. Property Rights Theory, Transaction Costs Theory, and Agency Theory: An Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Management, Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Gebauer, J., Mahoney, J. 2004. Vertical De-Integration Based on Product Modularization and Reconfiguration - An Organizational Economics Perspective, Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Working Papers

Kim, S., Larson, E. , Mahoney, J. 2014. Resource Co-specialization in Information Systems Implementations: Empirical Analysis of Organizational Restructuring and IS Customization

Mahoney, J., Chung, J. 2013. Beyond the Dyad: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Kim, B., Kim, E., Miller, D. , Mahoney, J. 2012. The Impact of the Timing of Patents on Innovation Performance. Strategic Management Journal

Lan, S., Miller, D. , Mahoney, J. 2012. A Knowledge-Based View of Financial Performance of Open Source Sponsorship

Liu, C. , Mahoney, J., Miller, D. 2011. Where Does Architectural Knowledge Come From?

Moeen, M., Mahoney, J. 2011. Supply Portfolio Concentration in Outsourced Knowledge-Based Services. Organization Science

Hoetker, G., Carnahan, S., Mahoney, J. 2010. Inquiry into Modern Contractual Relations in Strategic Management:  Theory and Applications

Presentations

Gebauer, J., Mahoney, J. Forthcoming. Information Technology Enabled Product Modularization: A Value-Based Approach Integrating Supply And Demand Perspectives, 27th Annual International Conference of the Strategic Management Society, San Diego.

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2011. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services, ASQ-HEC-OMT conference on ‘Coordination within and among Organizations’, Paris, France.

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2010. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, Atlanta GA.

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2010. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services, Midwest Strategy Meetings (Kellogg School, Northwestern University), Evanston IL.

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2010. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services, Mid-Atlantic Strategy Colloquium (University of Maryland), College Park MD.

Kim, M., Mahoney, J. 2009. A Balancing-Mechanism Approach to the Theory of the Multinational Enterprise, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, San Diego.

Gebauer, J., Mahoney, J. 2004. Vertical De-Integration Based on Product Modularization and Reconfiguration - An Organizational Economics Perspective, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Mahoney, J. 2004. Vertical De-Integration Based on Product Modularization and Reconfiguration - An Organizational Economics Perspective, Academy of Management - Montreal 2010; Count Data Paper, New Orleans.

Agarwal-Tronetti, R., Croson, R., Mahoney, J. 2003. Investigating Learning Processes in Alliances: An Experimental Methodology, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle.

Gebauer, J., Mahoney, J. 2003. The Impact of Information Technology on Organizational Structure: An Organizational Economics Perspective, University of Illinois, Strategy/OB/IS Workshop, Urbana-Champaign.

Mahoney, J. 2003. Equilibrium and Disequilibrium in Resource-Based Theory, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle.

Tan, D., Mahoney, J. 2003. An Empirical Investigation of Expatriate Utilization: Resource-Based, Agency, and Transaction Costs Perspectives, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle.

Kim, J., Mahoney, J. 2002. Property Rights Theory, Transaction Costs Theory, and Agency Theory: An Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Management, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver.

Mahoney, J. 2002. Combining Transaction Costs Theory, Resource-Based Theory and Dynamic Capabilities Theory for Explaining (and Perhaps Predicting) Sustainable Competitive Advantage, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver.

Mahoney, J. 2001. Strategic Management: An Organizational Economics Approach, Purdue University, West Lafayette.

Mahoney, J. 2001. An Empirical Investigation of the Utilization of Expatriates: Agency Theory and Transaction Costs Perspectives, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, Sidney.

Mahoney, J., Kor, Y. 2001. Performance Outcomes of Resource Deployment Strategies, Top Management Experience, and Corporate governance, SMS Conference, San Francisco.

Mahoney, J. 2000. The Utilizatoin of Expatriates: An Agency and Transaction Costs Theory of Mangerial Transfer from a Multinational Parent Company to its Foreign Affiliates, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Toronto.

Mahoney, J. 1998. Integrating Process and Product of Thought: Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Strategy, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Diego.

Mahoney, J. 1997. The Resource-Based Theory of the Firm, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston.

Mahoney, J. 1997. The Strategy and Governance of Vertical Integration: Empirical Evidence, Agricultural and Economics Association Meeting, Toronto.

Mahoney, J., Lajili, K. 1997. The Corporate Strategy of Vertical Integration: Empirical Evidence, University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Mahoney, J. 1996. The Co-evolution of Firm Capabilities and Industry Dynamics, 29th Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society Conference, Phoenix.

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C. 1996. An Empirical Investigation of the Effects of Corporate Antitakeover Provisions on Long-term Investment, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Cincinnati.

Mahoney, J. 1995. Competence Theory as Integrating Product and Process of Thought: Beyond Dissociative Theories of Strategy, The Theory and Practic of Competence-Based Competition, Ghent.

Mahoney, J., Crank, D., Lajili, K. 1994. Spot Markets, Vertical Contracting and Vertical Financial Ownership, Interactions between Public Policies and Private Strategies in the Food Industries Research Conference, Montreal.

Mahoney, J., Sanchez, R. 1994. The Modularity Principle in Product and Organization Design: Achieving Flexibility in the Fusion of Intended and Emergent Strategies in Hypercompetitive Product Markets, Whittemore Conference on Hypercompetition, Hanover.

Mahoney, J., Sanchez, R. 1994. The Modularity Principle in Porduct and Organization Design, Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam.

Mahoney, J., Bogner, W., Thomas, H. 1993. Paradigm Shift: Parallels in the Origin, Evolution and Function of the Strategic Group Concept and the Resource-based Theory of the Firm, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta.

Mahoney, J., Crank, D. 1993. Vertical Coordination: The Choice of Organizational Form, Agribusiness Alliance Conference, Chicago.

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C. 1993. Board Structure, Type of Antitakeover Provision, and Stock Price Effects, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Mahoney, J. 1992. Forward Integration in the United States, 1870-1920: An Organizational Economics Interpretation, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Las Vegas.

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C. 1992. Are Walsh and Seward's (1990) Dimensions for Classifying Antitakeover Defenses Critical From a Stockhold Wealth Perspective? An Empirical Examination, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Las Vegas.

Mahoney, J. 1991. The Choice of Orgaizational Form: Vertical Integration Versus Other Methods of Vertical Control, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Mahoney, J. 1991. Strategic Management and Determinism: Sustaining the Coversation, Strategy seminar, University of Illinois, Champaign.

Mahoney, J., Huff, A. 1991. Toward a New Social Contract Theory in Strategic Mangement, 29th Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society Conference, Toronto.

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J. 1991. An Empirical Investigation fo the Effect of Antitakeover Amendments on Stockholder Wealth, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Miami.

Mahoney, J., Mahoney, J., Sundaramurthy, C. 1991. Can All Antitakeover Amendments Be Treated Equally?: An Empirical Examination, 29th Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society Conference, Toronto.

Mahoney, J. 1990. A Contingency Model of the Adoption of the Multidivisional Organization, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Mahoney, J. 1989. Technology Strategy, Manufacturing Strategy, and Interfunctional Linkages, 29th Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society Conference, San Francisco.

Mahoney, J., Thomas, H., Tang, M. 1989. Prospectus for Theory Bulding in Competitive Strategies, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington.

 

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