Helpful behavior and the durability of collaborative ties
Organization Science (with Sampsa Samila and Alexander Oettl) Long-term collaborations are crucial in many creative domains. Although there is ample research on why people collaborate, our knowledge about what drives some collaborations to persist and others to decay is still emerging. In this paper, we extend theory on third-party effects and collaborative persistence to study…
When does advice impact startup performance?
Strategic Management Journal, 40(3), 331-356 (with Aaron Chatterji, Solene Delecourt and Rembrand Koning) Why do some entrepreneurs thrive while others fail? We explore whether the advice entrepreneurs receive about managing their employees influences their startup’s performance. We conducted a randomized field experiment in India with 100 high-growth technology firms whose founders received in-person advice from…