Economic Sociology and Organizations

2017 Sep 13

Roman Galerpin: Tough Times Borrowing: Embedded Exchange and Broad Search in Stratified Markets

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

MIT Sloan Building E62-350

Economic Sociology Workshop presentation by Roman Galerpin, Assistant Professor of Management at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

 

Abstract:

Embeddedness research posits that economic exchange is often reinforced with social ties that alleviate the problem of trust. But embedded exchange may also be inefficient when market actors overcommit to their partners. We argue that overcommitment results, in part, from...

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2017 Apr 12

Rembrand Koning: Learning Management Through Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Indian Startup Ecosystem

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

MIT Sloan Building E62-450

Economic Sociology Seminar presentation by Rembrand Koning, Harvard Business School.

Learning Management Through Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Indian Startup Ecosystem Management is a critical input to firm performance. Yet, there remains substantial heterogeneity in which managers have productive styles and therefore which firms perform well. Prior work on the impact of managers on firm performance and the role of managerial training suggest...

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