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Failure-induced change and threat-rigidity under economic adversity

the case of insider vs. outsider CEO succession

by William Ocasio

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Published by Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Ocasio.
SeriesWorking paper -- no. 3597-93, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 3597.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17937949M
OCLC/WorldCa29812751

The enactment of economic adversity: A reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity. Research in Organizational Behavior, 17, Cited by:   This paper focuses on managers’ marketing decision making during performance decline. Drawing on the reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity by Ocasio (), we examine how performance decline may result in a rigid decision-making process and decision characteristics that reflect the narrowing of attention and increased risk by: 6.

Under threat-rigidity theory, firms are less likely to adapt their business model under conditions of perceived threat than under conditions of perceived opportunity. In contrast to the threat-rigidity theory, prospect theory relies on the assumptions of “reference dependency,” “loss aversion,” and Cited by: “Failure-induced change and threat-rigidity under economic adversity: The case of insider vs. outsider CEO succession.” Behavioral Decision Research in Management. Conference, Cambridge, MA, May, “The rise and fall in subunit power and the decline of .

  In this paper we draw on work in behavioral learning theory and risk taking to examine whether firms desperate for growth overpay for acquisitions, and we Cited by: Ocasio W () The enactment of economic adversity: A reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity. Cummings LL, Staw BM, eds. Research in Organizational Behavior, Vol. 17 (JAI Press, Greenwich, CT), Google Scholar; Ocasio W () Towards an attention-based view of the firm. Strategic Management J. 18(S1 Cited by: 1.


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Excerpt from Failure-Induced Change and Threat-Rigidity Under Economic Adversity: The Case of Insider Vs. Outsider Ceo Succession; Working Paper No. Organizational scripts result both from past experience of the organization and from the experience of other organizations in its sector or field.1/5(1).

failure-inducedchangeandthreat-rigidity. Rather than attemptng to adjudicate between the two theories, 1 argue that economic adversityleads to neithergeneralizedfailure-induced changenor. Includes bibliographical references (p.

) Failure-induced change and threat-rigidity under economic adversity: the case of insider vs. outsider CEO successionPages: Threat-rigidity effects (Staw, Sandelands, and Dutton, ) and failure-induced change (March and Simon, ; Cyert and March, ) have been proposed as alternative explanations for organizational responses to economic adversity.

Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Failure-Induced Change and Threat-Rigidity Under Economic Adversity av William Ocasio på Economic adversity leads to increased succession, consistent with theories of failure-induced change, but change that is biased by dominant responses, consistent with the threat-rigidity hypothesis.

As predicted by the theory, the effects of economic adversity are contingent on past history and experience with insider and outsider succession. “Organizational change under economic adversity: A reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management.

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Failure-induced change and threat-rigidity under economic adversity: the case of insider vs. outsider CEO successionAuthor: William. Ocasio. Failure-Induced Change and Threat-Rigidity Under Economic Adversity William Ocasio This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work is in the public domain in. Short Seller Influence on Firm Growth: A Threat-Rigidity Perspective could change the nature of threat rigidity responses. terms of economic magnitude, a 1 standard deviation. Join Forgotten Books 1, books Unlimited reading Dedicated support Small monthly fee Click here to learn more Continue as guest Some pages are restricted Please support our book restoration project by becoming a Forgotten Books member.

The Enactment of Economic Adversity: A Reconciliation of Theories of Failure-Induced Change and Threat-Rigidity. Research in Organizational Behavior, 17, – Google ScholarCited by: "The structuring of organizational attention and the enactment of economic adversity: a reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity," Working papersMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.

The paper "Organizational Change Under Economic Adversity: A Reconciliation of Theories of Failure-Induced Change and Threat-Rigidity" develops a multi-level theory of the effects of economic adversity on individual, group and organizational decisions.

The structuring of organizational attention and the enactment of economic adversity: a reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity. William. Ocasio. NoWorking papers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.

Abstract: Includes bibliographical references (p. ).Cited by: 6. Read online and add your books to our library. Best fiction books are always available here - the largest online library. Page Toggle navigation Failure Induced Change And Threat Rigidity Under Economic Adversity the Case O Failure Induced Change And Threat Rigidity by William Ocasio.

7 / Catalogue of the Library. The enactment of economic adversity: A reconciliation of theories of failure-induced change and threat-rigidity. In L. Cummings & B. Staw (Eds.), Research in organizational behavior, vol. – Greenwich, CT: JAI Press. Google Scholar; Palepu, Palepu K.

G., Predicting takeover targets: A methodological and empirical Cited by:. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.Finally, Ocasio, in "The Enactment of Economic Adversity: A Reconciliation of Theories of Failure-Induced Change and Threat Rigidity," and Miles and Creed, in "Organizational Forms and Managerial Philosophies: A Descriptive and Ana-lytical Review," draw links between processes of human cognition and sensemaking, on the one hand, and organiza.failure-induced change nor to generalized threat-rigidity.

Adversity induces problemistic search and modular forms of organizational change, which are biased by the organization's dominant responses as structured by group integration, formal information systems, core cultural rules, past organizational experiences.