Home  BADM 545  Fall 2019 Joseph T. Mahoney

BADM 545: Foundations of Strategy Research

Spring 2022


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. Chi (1994); Slides

  4. Argyres and Liebeskind (1999); Slides

  5. Mahoney and Qian (2013); Slides

  6. Cuypers, Hennart, Silverman and Ertug (2021); Slides


Session 3: Transaction Costs Empirical Application: Vertical Integration

  1. Anderson and Schmittlein (1984); Slides

  2. Walker and Weber (1984); Slides

  3. Balakrishnan and Wernerfelt (1986); Slides

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

  5. Poppo and Zenger (1998); Slides

  6. Zhou and Wan (2017); 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; Slides

  2. Coase (1960); Slides

  3. Alchian and Demsetz (1972); Slides

  4. Grossman and Hart (1986); Slides

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

  6. Odziemkowska and Dorobantu (2021); Slides



Session 5: Resource-Based View: Theory

  1. Dierickx and Cool (1989); Slides

  2. Barney (1991); Slides

  3. Mahoney and Pandian (1992); Slides

  4. Peteraf (1993); Slides

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

  6. McGahan (2021); Slides

 

Session 6:Resource-Based View: Empirical Testing

  1. Montgomery and Wernerfelt (1988); Slides

  2. Cohen and Levinthal (1990); Slides

  3. Helfat (1997); Slides

  4. Farjoun (1998); Slides

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

  6. Puranam, Singh and Chaudhuri (2009); 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; Slides

  2. Kogut (1991); Slides

  3. Bowman and Hurry (1993); Slides

  4. Trigeorgis (1993); Slides

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

  6. Belderbos, Tong and Wu (2020); Slides

 

Session 8: 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: 08/02/2019