Selection of Published Articles  

Ambos, T. and  J.M. Birkinshaw.  How do new ventures evolve? An inductive study of charter change in new technology ventures. Organizational Science (forthcoming).

Hill, S. and J. M. Birkinshaw. Idea Sets: Coceptualising and measuring a new unit of analysis in entrepreneurship research. Organizational Research Methods (forthcoming).

J.M. Birkinshaw and S. Heywood.  2009. Too Big to Manage? Some companies are simply too complex to be run effectively.  Here's how executives can get that complexity undercontrol. The Wall Street Journal, Business Insights, 26 Oct.

J.M. Birkinshaw and H. Jenkins. 2009.  Risk management gets personal: Lessons from the credit crisis. AIM Research Executive Briefing.

Raisch, S., J.M. Birkinshaw, G. Probst and M. Tushman. 2009 Organizational Amibdexterity: Balancing Exploration for ustained Corporate performance. Organizational Science, 20(4): 685-695.

Mol, M. and J.M. Birkinshaw.  2009. Management Innovation: A problemistic search perspective on why firms introduce new management practices. Journal of Business Research (forthcoming).

Hill, S.A., M. Maula, J.M. Birkinshaw and G Murray 2009.  Transferability of the Venture Capital model to the corporate context: Implications of corporate venture units.   Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 3(1): 3-270.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and J. Goddard. 2009.  What is your Management Model?  Sloan Management Review. 50(2): 81-90.

Bouquet, C., A. Morrison and J.Birkinshaw. 2009. International attention and multinational enterprise performance. Journal of International Business Studies,  40: 108-131.

Prashantham, S. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2008. Dancing with gorillas: How small companies can partner effectively with multinational corporations. California Management Review , 51(1): 6-23.

Ambos, T., K. Makela, P. D'este Cuikerman and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2008.When does university research get commercialised? Creating ambidexterity in research institutionsJournal of Management Studies, 45(8): 1424-1447.

Birkinshaw, J.M., G. Hamel and M. Mol. 2008. Management Innovation. Academy of Management Review. 33(4): 825-845.  "Winner of Emerald Citation of Excellence Award for one of the top 50 management articles published in 2009 in the field of business and management"

Bouquet, C. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2008. Managing power in the multinational corporation: How low-power actors gain influenceJournal of Management, 34(3): 477-508.

Raisch, S. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2008. Organizational Ambidexterity: Antecedents, Outcomes, and Moderators. Journal of Management, 34(3): 375-409.

Bouquet, C., and J.Birkinshaw. 2008. Weight versus Voice: How foreign subsidiaries gain the attention of headquarters. Academy of Management Journal, 51(3): 577-601.

Monteiro, F., N. Arvidsson and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2008. Knowledge flows in multinational corporationsOrganization Science, 19(1): 90-107.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and S. Hill. 2007. Strategic Archetypes in Corporate Venture Units. Journal of Business Venturing, 23(4): 423-444.

Rocha, H. and  J. Birkinshaw. 2007. Entrepreneurship Safari: A phenomenon-driven search for meaning. Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 3(3): 205-255.

Birkinshaw, J.M., C. Bouquet, and T. Chini. 2007. Managing attention in Multinational Corporations. Sloan Management Review, 48(4): 39-45.

Birkinshaw, J.M., J. Bessant and R. Delbridge. 2007. Finding, forming and performing: Creating new networks for discontinuous innovation. California Management Review, 49(3): 67-84.

Hansen, M. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2007. The Innovation Value Chain. Harvard Business Review, 85(6): 121-131.

Birkinshaw, J.M., S. Crainer and M.Mol. 2007. Special Issue on Management Innovation.  Business Strategy Review, Spring.

Mol, M. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2006. Why Management Innovation Matters. European Business Forum¸winter issue.

Chesbrough, H., J.M. Birkinshaw and M. Teubal. 2006. Introduction to the Research Policy 20th anniversary special issue of the publication of "Profiting from Innovation" by David J. Teece. Research Policy, 35(8): 1091-1099.

Toulan, O., J.M. Birkinshaw and D. Arnold. 2006. Inter-organizational fit in global accoumt management relationships. International Studies of Management and Organization, 36(4): 62-82.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and M. Mol. 2006. How Management Innovation Happens. Sloan Management Review¸ 47(4).

Birkinshaw, J.M., P. Braunerhjelm, U. Holm and S. Terjesen. 2006. Why do some companies move their headquarters abroad? Strategic Management Journal, 27(7): 681-700.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and M. Lingblad. 2005. Intra-firm competition and charter evolution in the multi-business firm. Organization Science, 16(6): 674-786.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and S. Hill. 2005. Corporate venturing units as vehicles for strategic success in the New Europe, Organization Dynamics, 34(3): 247.

Fey, C. and J.M.Birkinshaw 2005. External knowledge sourcing, governance mode, and R&D performance.  Journal of Management,31(4): 597-613.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2005. The secret diary of corporate venturing. Business Strategy Review, 16(2): 18-30.

Birkinshaw, J.M., S. Young and N. Hood. 2004. Subsidiary entrepreneurship, internal and external competitive forces, and subsidiary performanceInternational Business Review, 14: 227-248.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and C. Gibson. 2004. Building Ambidexterity into the Organization, Sloan Management Review. 45(4): 47-55.

Evison, A., J.M.Birkinshaw, R. Barden and S. Terjesen. 2004. New Perspectives on Offshoring - Optimising your Support Functions. European Business Forum. 19 (autumn): 38-40.

Gibson, C. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2004. Contextual determinants of organizational ambidexterity. Academy of Management Journal, 47(2): 209-226.

Brock, D. M. and Birkinshaw, J. 2004.  Multinational Strategy and Structure: A Review and Research Agenda. Management International Review, 44(1).

Birkinshaw, J. M. and C. Fey. 2003.  Organizational of Research and Development in Large Multinational Firms. Management International Review, Special issue(3): 27-46.

Campbell, A., J.M. Birkinshaw, A. Morrison and R. Batenburg. 2003.  Corporate Venturing: Choosing the Right Business Model. Sloan Management Review. 45(1): 30-38.

Birkinshaw, J. M 2003.  J.M. 2003. The paradox of corporate entrepreneurship. Strategy + Business. 30(spring): 46-58.

Birkinshaw, J.M., R. Batenburg and G. Murray. 2003. The future of Corporate Venturing. Business Strategy Review, 13(4): 10-19.

Frost, T., J.M. Birkinshaw and S.Ensign. 2002. Centres of Excellence in multinational corporations. Strategic Management Journal, 23(11): 997-1015.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and T. Sheehan. 2002. Managing the Knowledge Lifecycle. Sloan Management Review, 44(1): 75-84.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2002. Managing global R&D networks: What sort of knowledge are you working with? Long Range Planning, 35: 245-267.

Arnold, D., J.M. Birkinshaw, O. Toulan. 2001. Seller beware: The pitfalls of global account management. California Management Review, 44(1): 8-20.

Birkinshaw, J.M. Strategies for managing internal competition. 2001. California Management Review, 44(1): 24-38.

Birkinshaw, J.M., R. Nobel and J. Ridderstråle. 2001 Knowledge as a contingency variable: Do the characteristics of knowledge predict organization structure? Organization Science, 13(3): 274-289.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2001. Why is knowledge management so difficult? Business Strategy Review. 12(1): 11-18.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2001. Making sense of knowledge management. Ivey Business Journal. March-April. 65(4): 32-26.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and N. Hood. 2001. Unleash Innovation in Foreign Subsidiaries. Harvard Business Review March. 79(3): 131-138.

Birkinshaw, J.M., O. Toulan and D. Arnold. 2001. Global account management in multinational corporations: Theory and evidence. Journal of International Business Studies. 32(2): 321-348.

Birkinshaw, J.M., U. Holm, P. Thilennius and N. Arvidsson. 2000. Impact of perception gaps on control and cooperation in HQ-subsidiary relationships. International Business Review.

Birkinshaw J.M, H.Bresman and L. Håkanson. 2000. Managing the post-acquisition integration process: How the human integration and task integration processes interact to foster value creation. Journal of Management Studies. 37(3): 395-426. Article was profiled in Academy of Management Executive.

Teigland, R., C.Fey and J.Birkinshaw. 2000. Knowledge Dissemination in Global R&D Operations: An Empirical Study of Multinationals in the High Technology Electronics Industry. Management International Review. 40(1): 49-78.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and N.Hood. 2000. Roles of foreign subsidiaries in industry clusters. Journal of International Business Studies 31(1): 141-154.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2000. Upgrading of industry clusters and foreign investment. International Studies of Management and Organization. 30(2): 93-113.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and Ö. Sölvell. 2000. Leading edge multinationals and leading edge clusters. Guest Editors Introduction. International Studies of Management and Organization. 30(2): 3-9.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2000. The determinants and consequences of subsidiary initiative in multinational corporations. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practise special issue on Corporate Entrepreneurship. 24(1): 9-35.

Bresman, H., J.M. Birkinshaw and R. Nobel. 1999. Knowledge transfer in acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies, 30(4): 439-462.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1999. Acquiring intellect: Managing the integration of knowledge-intensive acquisitions. Business Horizons. 42(3): 33-40.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and J. Ridderstråle. 1999. Fighting the corporate immune system: A process study of peripheral initiatives in large, complex organizations. International Business Review, 8: 149-180.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and N. Hood. 1998. Multinational subsidiary development: Capability evolution and charter change in foreign-owned subsidiary companiesAcademy of Management Review, 23(4): 773-795

Nobel, R. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 1998. Patterns of control and communication in international research and development units. Strategic Management Journal, 19(5): 479-498.

Birkinshaw, J.M., N. Hood and S. Jonsson. 1998. Building firm-specific advantages in multinational corporations: The role of subsidiary initiative. Strategic Management Journal, 19(3): 221-242.

Birkinshaw J.M. and J.N. Fry. 1998. Fighting the corporate immune system: Initiative strategies for subsidiary managers. Sloan Management Review, 39(3): 51-62.  Article profiled in The Wall Street Journal.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1998. Corporate entrepreneurship in network organizations: How initiatives drive internal market efficiency. European Management Journal, 16(3): 355-364.

Moore, Karl and J.M. Birkinshaw. 1998. Managing knowledge in global service firms: Centres of Excellence. Academy of Management Executive, December.  Reprinted in Knowledge Management Review (1999): 9: 16-21 and 10:16-19.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and N. Hood. 1997. An empirical study of development processes in foreign-owned subsidiaries in Canada and Scotland. Management International Review, 37 (4): 339-364.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1997 Entrepreneurship in multinational corporations: The characteristics of subsidiary initiatives. Strategic Management Journal, 18(2): 207-230. Reprinted in Transforming International Organiazations (1998) W.G. Egelhoff (Ed.), Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1996. How subsidiary mandates are gained and lost. Journal of International Business Studies, 1996, 27(3): 467-496.  Reprinted in Transforming International Organiazations (1998) W.G. Egelhoff (Ed.), Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and Morrison, A.J. 1996. Configurations of Strategy and Structure in Subsidiaries of Multinational Corporations.  Journal of International Business Studies, 1995, 26(4), 729-754.

Birkinshaw, J.M., Morrison, A.J. and Hulland, J. 1995. Industry Globalization: An examination of fit between structural and competitive determinantsStrategic Management Journal, 16(8): 637-655.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1995. Taking the initiative:  Value-adding strategies for Canadian SubsidiariesBusiness Quarterly, 59(4): 97-102.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1995. Is the Country Manager an Endangered Species?  The International Executive, 37(3): 279-301.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 1995. Developing Entrepreneurial Activity in Multinational Corporations. Business Horizons, May/June.

Inkpen, A. an Birkinshaw, J.M. 1994. International joint ventures and performance: An interorganizational perspective.  International Business Review 3(3): 201-218.

Birkinshaw, J. M. and Ritchie, W. 1993.  Balancing the global portfolio,  Business Quarterly, Summer: 49-59.  Reprinted in Acumen (Canadian Airlines Business Magazine), December 1993.


Birkinshaw J.M. 2010. Reinventing Management: Smarter Choices for Getting Work done. Jossey-Bass.

Mol, M. and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2007. Giant Steps in Management. FT Prentice Hall.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and G. Piramal. 2005. Sumantra Ghoshal on Management: A Force for Good. FT Prentice Hall.

Birkinshaw, J.M.  2004. Readings in Strategic Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Bartlett, C.A., S. Ghoshal and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2003. Transnational Management (4th edition), McGraw Hill.

Birkinshaw, J.M., S. Ghoshal, C. Markides, J. Stopford and G. Yip. 2003. The Future of the Global Company. J. Wiley.

Buckland, W.L., A. Hatcher and J.M. Birkinshaw. 2003. Inventuring: Why Big Companies Must Think Small. McGraw Hill.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and S. Crainer. 2002. Leadership the Sven Goran Eriksson Way. London: Capstone. Also published in Sweden as Svennis: Fran Lederskap till Masterskap, Bookhouse Publishing.

Birkinshaw, J.M. 2000. Entrepreneurship in the Global Firm. London: Sage.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and P. Hagström. 2000. Capability Management in Network Organizations. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Birkinshaw, J.M. and N. Hood. 1998. Multinational corporate evolution and subsidiary development. Oxford: MacMillan.

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