Dept. of Business Administration
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(2018-07-10)This dissertation examines industry self-regulation within the context of the global financial services sector. Increases in globalization and multinational enterprise (MNE) activity over the last few decades have created ...
The moderating role of cultural orientation on emotional and behavioral outcomes of helping others (2018-04-18)This research challenges the common notion that people always feel good after helping others. Using a cross-cultural lens, it refines our understanding of previously documented emotional boost after helping. Helping others ...
(2018-04-19)This dissertation proposes and shows that real options reasoning is important for understanding firms’ value appropriation strategies in innovation. Despite a large body of research on real options for value creation in ...
Engaging in creative tasks: An inquiry into implications for donation behavior and significance of behavioral intentions (2018-04-18)Creativity plays an important role in our everyday life, and is ubiquitous in our consumption environment. Consumers regularly encounter tasks that require creativity, from identifying a new way to prepare a meal, deciding ...
(2018-04-17)This dissertation consists of three interrelated essays on firm-level decision problems when the exterior environment (e.g. product quality or market prospect) is uncertain and there are strategic interactions with other ...