Corporate Governance, Innovation and Economic Performance
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"Perspectives on Corporate Governance, Innovation and Economic Performance," with Mary O'Sullivan, report to the European Commission (DGXII) under the TSER Programme, 2000. A survey of a variety of academic literatures related to the corporate allocation of resources and returns that points to the importance of understanding the roles of strategy, organization, and finance in the innovative enterprise.
"Corporate Governance, Innovation and Economic Performance in the EU: Project Policy Report," with Mary O'Sullivan, report to the European Commission (DGXII) under the TSER Programme, 2002.
Summarizes research conducted under the Corporate Governance, Innovation, and Economic Performance project, at the levels of the firm, industry, and nation, that emphasizes the need for research on the changing roles of the stock market in the corporate economy to inform corporate governance reform. American Corporate Economy, four volumes, Routledge, 2002.
Corporate Governance and Sustainable Prosperity, co-edited with Mary O'Sullivan, Palgrave, 2002.
"The Stock market and Innovative Capability in the New Economy: the Optical Networking Industry," with Marie Carpenter and Mary O'Sullivan, Industrial and Corporate Change, 12, 5, 2003: 963-1034.
A study of the relation between the stock market and innovative enterprise that focuses on the evolution of Cisco System's New Economy business model, and the attempts by three Old Economy companies, Nortel Networks, Lucent Technologes, and Alcatel, to make a 'creative response' by using their stock as a combination and compensation currency.
"The European Challenge in Video Game Software: 'The French Touch' and the 'Britsoft Paradox'," with Philippe Larrue and Mary O'Sullivan, in F.D. Laramee, eds., Secrets of the Game Business, Charles River Media, 2003: 65-78.
A preliminary study of the emergence of French and British video game software firms as important global players, but with the French firms experiencing faster growth in the New Economy boom despite the fact that the British industry had more creative capability.