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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management D-index 30 Citations 15,855 74 World Ranking 1308 National Ranking 578

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Management
  • Law
  • Microeconomics

His primary areas of investigation include Corporate governance, Theory of the firm, Microeconomics, Marketing and Exploit. His Corporate governance research includes themes of Empirical research, Industrial organization and Hierarchy. His Theory of the firm study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Knowledge-based theory of the firm and Transaction cost.

His studies in Transaction cost integrate themes in fields like Principal–agent problem, Boundary, Information system and Social comparison theory. His Microeconomics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Formal control, Proposition and Relational norms. With his scientific publications, his incorporates both Marketing and Complementarity.

His most cited work include:

  • Do formal contracts and relational governance function as substitutes or complements (2461 citations)
  • Testing alternative theories of the firm: transaction cost, knowledge‐based, and measurement explanations for make‐or‐buy decisions in information services (877 citations)
  • A Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm--The Problem-Solving Perspective (871 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Todd Zenger spends much of his time researching Corporate governance, Microeconomics, Industrial organization, Incentive and Theory of the firm. His studies deal with areas such as Open innovation, Knowledge management, Marketing, Value and Hierarchy as well as Corporate governance. The various areas that Todd Zenger examines in his Microeconomics study include Empirical evidence, Empirical research and Proposition.

His Industrial organization study deals with Transaction cost intersecting with Boundary, Information system and Vertical integration. Public relations is closely connected to Organizational architecture in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Incentive. The concepts of his Theory of the firm study are interwoven with issues in Knowledge-based theory of the firm and Positive economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Corporate governance (31.50%)
  • Microeconomics (26.77%)
  • Industrial organization (20.47%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Value (12.60%)
  • Strategic management (7.87%)
  • Industrial organization (20.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Value, Strategic management, Industrial organization, Corporate governance and Politics are his primary areas of study. He combines subjects such as Business model and Data science with his study of Value. His research in Strategic management intersects with topics in Open innovation and Knowledge management.

His Industrial organization study incorporates themes from Corporate social responsibility and Market value. His Corporate governance research includes elements of Balance, Economic system and Accountability. His work carried out in the field of Politics brings together such families of science as Positive economics, Conflicting objectives and Organizational architecture.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • What Makes a Decision Strategic (15 citations)
  • Lean startup and the business model: Experimentation revisited (14 citations)
  • Politics, Governance, and Leadership: What Can We Learn From the Academy of Management’s Response to EO13769?: (3 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Management
  • Law
  • Microeconomics

Todd Zenger mostly deals with Business model, Value, Context, Strategic management and Process management. His Business model research incorporates themes from Cheap talk, Value theory, Asset and Competitor analysis. His work on Value is being expanded to include thematically relevant topics such as Data science.

His Strategic management research integrates issues from Theory of the firm, Diversity and Open innovation, Knowledge management. The Process management study combines topics in areas such as Unintended consequences, Entrepreneurship, Lean startup, Task and Organizational economics.

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Best Publications

Do formal contracts and relational governance function as substitutes or complements

Laura Poppo;Todd Zenger.
Strategic Management Journal (2002)

4072 Citations

Organizational Demography: The Differential Effects of Age and Tenure Distributions on Technical Communication

Todd R. Zenger;Barbara S. Lawrence.
Academy of Management Journal (1989)

1643 Citations

A Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm--The Problem-Solving Perspective

Jack A. Nickerson;Todd R. Zenger.
Organization Science (2004)

1588 Citations

Testing alternative theories of the firm: transaction cost, knowledge‐based, and measurement explanations for make‐or‐buy decisions in information services

Laura Poppo;Todd Zenger.
Strategic Management Journal (1998)

1451 Citations

The Disaggregation of Corporations: Selective Intervention, High-Powered Incentives, and Molecular Units

Todd R. Zenger;William S. Hesterly.
Organization Science (1997)

625 Citations

Closed or open innovation? Problem solving and the governance choice

Teppo Felin;Todd R. Zenger.
Research Policy (2014)

550 Citations

Being Efficiently Fickle: A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Choice

Jack A. Nickerson;Todd R. Zenger.
Organization Science (2002)

477 Citations

The Small Firm Effect and the Entrepreneurial Spawning of Scientists and Engineers

Daniel W. Elfenbein;Barton H. Hamilton;Todd R. Zenger.
Management Science (2010)

434 Citations

Explaining Organizational Diseconomies of Scale in R&D: Agency Problems and the Allocation of Engineering Talent, Ideas, and Effort by Firm Size

Todd R. Zenger.
Management Science (1994)

428 Citations

Sailing into the wind: Exploring the relationships among ambidexterity, vacillation, and organizational performance

Peter A Boumgarden;Jackson Nickerson;Todd R Zenger.
Strategic Management Journal (2012)

421 Citations

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