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BADM 545: Foundations of Strategy Research

Fall 2013


Course Syllabus
 

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Required Readings

 

 

Session 1: Introduction

Mahoney, Joseph T. (2005). “The Behavioral Theory of the Firm” (Chapter 1) in Economic Foundations of Strategy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Mahoney, Joseph T. (2005). “Transaction Costs Theory” (Chapter 2) in Economic Foundations of Strategy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

 

Session 2: Transaction Costs Theory

  1. Coase (1937); Slides

  2. Mahoney (1992); Slides

  3. Hennart (1993); Slides

  4. Chi (1994); Slides

  5. Argyres and Liebeskind (1999); Slides

  6. Mahoney and Qian (2013); Slides


Session 3: Transaction Costs Empirical Application: Vertical Integration

  1. Monteverde and Teece (1982); Slides

  2. Anderson and Schmittlein (1984); Slides

  3. Walker and Weber (1984); Slides

  4. Balakrishnan and Wernerfelt (1986); Slides

  5. Masten, Meehan and Snyder (1991); Slides

  6. Poppo and Zenger (1998); Slides



Session 4: Property Rights Theory

  1. Mahoney, Joseph T. (2005). “Property Rights Theory” (Chapter 3) in Economic Foundations of Strategy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  2. Coase (1960); Slides

  3. Alchian and Demsetz (1972); Slides

  4. Grossman and Hart (1986); Slides

  5. Kim and Mahoney (2002); Slides

  6. Klein, Mahoney, McGahan and Pitelis (2013); Slides


Session 5: Resource-Based View: Theory

  1. Dierickx and Cool (1989); Slides

  2. Barney (1991); Slides

  3. Mahoney and Pandian (1992); Slides

  4. Amit and Schoemaker (1993); Slides

  5. Peteraf (1993); Slides

  6. Teece, Pisano and Shuen (1997); Slides

 

Session 6:Resource-Based View: Empirical Testing

  1. Montgomery and Wernerfelt (1988); Slides

  2. Cohen and Levinthal (1990); Slides

  3. Henderson and Cockburn (1994); Slides

  4. Helfat (1997); Slides

  5. Farjoun (1998); Slides

  6. Pacheco de Almeida, Henderson and Cool (2008); Slides

  7. Pacheco and Zemsky (2003); Slides

 

Session 7: Real Options

  1. Mahoney, Joseph T. (2005). “Resource-Based Theory, Dynamic Capabilities, and Real Options” in Economic Foundations of Strategy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  2. Kogut (1991); Slides

  3. Bowman and Hurry (1993); Slides

  4. Sanchez and Mahoney (1996); Slides

  5. McGrath (1997); Slides

  6. Folta and Miller (2002); Slides

  7. Li, James, Madhavan and Mahoney (2007); Slides

 

Session 7: In-class Closed-book Exam

 

PowerPoint Slides

  1. Set 01: Economic Foundations of Strategy
  2. Set 02: Behavioral Theory of the Firm
  3. Set 03: Transaction Costs Theory
  4. Set 04: Game Theory and Strategy
  5. Set 05: Property Rights Theory
  6. Set 06: Dynamic Resource-Based Theory - Resources
  7. Set 07: Dynamic Resource-Based Theory - Capabilities
  8. Set 08: Dynamic Resource-Based Theory - Real Options


Last Update: 10/07/2013