Marco S. Giarratana
Department of Management
New Paper out on SMJ
It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts (SH, 1891)
There is no truth without fools (DeLillo, 1985)
"Localized Knowledge Spillovers and Skill-Biased Performance", with A. Gambardella, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 4(4): 323-339. 2010 ISI Cit.: 3
"Organizational Attributes and the Distribution of Rewards in a Region: Managerial Firms vs Knowledge Clusters" , with A. Gambardella, Organization Science, 21(2): 573-586. 2010 ISI Cit.: 2
"How and When Should Companies Retain Their Human Capital? Contracts, Incentives and Human Resources Implications", with A. Gambardella & C. Panico, Industrial and Corporate Change, 19(1): 1-24. 2010.
"Building and Sustaining a Product Differentiation Advantage through a Community-focused Strategy", with A. Fosfuri & E. Roca, Industry & Innovation, 20(2):114-132. 2013
"Community-focused Strategies", with A. Fosfuri & E. Roca, Strategic Organization, 9(3): 222-239. 2011. ISI Cit.: 1
"Product Proliferation Strategies and Firm Performance: The Moderating Role of Product Space Complexity", with A. Barroso, Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming. 2014.
"Masters of War: Rivals' Product Innovation and New Advertising in Mature Product Markets", with A. Fosfuri, Management Science, 55(2):181-191. 2009. ISI Cit.: 14
”The Penguin has entered the Building: The Commercialization of Open Source Software Products”, with A. Fosfuri & A. Luzzi, Organization Science. 19(2): 227-291. 2008. ISI Cit.: 24
"Product Strategy and Survival in Schumpeterian Environments: Evidence from the US Security Software Industry", with A. Fosfuri, Organization Studies, 28 (6): 909-929. 2007. ISI Cit.: 15
"General Technological Capabilities, Product Market Fragmentation, and Markets for Technology", with A. Gambardella, Research Policy, 42(2): 315-325. 2013
"Foreign Entry and Survival in a Knowledge Intense Market", with S. Torrisi, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 4(1): 85-104. 2010.ISI Cit: 2.
"Trading under the Buttonwood: A Foreword to the Markets for Technology and Ideas", with A. Fosfuri, Industrial and Corporate Change, 19(3): 767-773. 2010. ISI Cit.: 8
"Missing the Starting Gun: De-alio Entry Order in New Markets, Inertia and Real Option Capabilities", European Management Review, 5(2):115-124. 2008. ISI Cit.: 7
"The Birth of a New Industry: Entry by Start-ups and the Drivers of Firm Growth. The Case of Encryption Software", Research Policy, 35(2): 787-806. 2004. ISI Cit.: 47
3) “Science Based Industries and Spin-offs”. 2006. in Bianchi P. and Labory S. (eds), International Handbook of Industrial Policy. Edward Elgar: 265-278 (with S. Torrisi)
2) "Links Between Multinational Firms and Domestic Firms: a Comparison of the Software Industry in India, Ireland and Israel", 2005. In Arora A. and Gambardella A. (eds.), From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel, Oxford University Press, Oxford: 207-235. With A.Pagano and S.Torrisi. (WP here) ISI Cit.: 8
1) "Competence accumulation and collaborative ventures: evidence from the largest European electronics firms and implications for the EU technological policies", in S.Lundan (ed.), Network Knowledge in International Business, Edward Elgar, with S. Torrisi 2002. ISI Cit.: 3
Future Research (ranked by development status)
-) “The Effects of Uncertainty Avoidance on Brand Performance” (with A. Torres)
-) "Open Source Software and Increasing Returns" (with A. Luzzi)
-) "A Trick of the Tail: Looking for Knowledge Within and Beyond Organizational Boundaries" (with M. Mariani)
-) Job Satisfaction and Organization Incentives: the Inventor Case (with M.Mariani)
-) Product strategies in the TV series industry (with A. Barroso, S. Reis, O. Sorenson)
PhD Students under supervision
Rebeca Mendez Duron, Thesis on Open Source communities, Defended 9/2008.
Szabolcs Slilard Sebrek, Thesis on Real Option Players in Software Security, Defended 4/2010
Maria Henar Alcalde Heras, Thesis on Multimarket Competition and Open Innovation, Defended, 10/2010
Borbala Kulcsár, Thesis on CSR and Performance, Defended 12/2012
Dilan Aksoy, Thesis on Open Source and Innovation
Mariano Mastrogiorgio, Thesis on Exaptation
Jan Voss (Bocconi)
Maryam Zehtabchi (Bocconi)
Alessio Cozzolino (Bocconi)
Senem Aydin (Bocconi).