CICL Research

Research objectives of CICL to conduct timely, relevant research on emerging issues related to “Innovation and Change Leadership,” and to disseminate research findings to the academic community, industry practitioners, and government policy makers.

The Center’s scholars are currently engaging in academic research related to the following broad themes:

  • Discovering and disseminating ”best practices” for innovation and change leadership
  • Bridging the gap between innovation and change leadership theory and practice
  • Promoting more open systems of innovation and change

Fellow Publications in Recent Years

  • Mark Lehrer & Tamar Almor. (2021). Startups internationalizing in quest of a business model: The global prospecting of process niche firms. Journal of International Management, in press.
  • Li, J. K., Al-Amin, M. (2021). The Interaction between High-Level Electronic Medical Record Adoption and Hospitalist Staffing Levels: A Focus on Value-Based Purchasing. Health Services Management Research.
  • Raj, M., DePuccio, M. J., Stephenson, A. L., Sullivan, E. E., Lai, A. Y., Fleuren, B. P. I., Sriharan, A., McAlearney, A. S., & Thomas, S. C. (2021). Addressing evolving patient concerns around telehealth in the COVID-19 era. The American Journal of Managed Care, 27(1).
  • Breton, M., Sullivan, E.E., Deville-Stoetzel, N. et al. (2021). Telehealth challenges during COVID-19 as reported by primary healthcare physicians in Quebec and Massachusetts. BMC Family Practice, 22, 192.
  • Wang, I. (2021). Innovation behind the frontier: strategies of technological laggards. International Journal of Technology Management, 86 (1), 1-24.
  • Yao, Y. and Xu, P. (2021) “E-participation decision across different channels”, Information Technology & People.

  • Bicen, Pelin (2021). The R-A Theory Perspective on the Geographical Indications (GIs) Debate. Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, 31, 213-233.
  • Mark Lehrer & Tamar Almor. (2021). Startups internationalizing in quest of a business model: The global prospecting of process niche firms. Journal of International Management, in press.
  • Sokol Celo & Mark Lehrer. (2021). How Much Lateral Collaboration is Optimal? Insights from Computer Simulations of MNEs as Complex Adaptive Systems. In press, Journal of World Business.
  • Wang, I. K., & Seidle, R. (2020). Ambition in innovation: Vicarious learning in the nascent electric scooter market in Taiwan. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 152, N.PAG.

  • Bond, B.J. & Nader, E. (forthcoming). Testing the effects of a problem-solving policing strategy on crime outcomes: The promise of an integrated approach. Police Quarterly.
  • Gebo, E. & Bond, B.J. (forthcoming). Advancing interorganizaitonal crime and violence reduction goals through a relational change intervention. Criminal Justice Policy Review.
  • Socia, K.M., Morabito, M.S., Bond, B.J. & Nader, E. (2021). Public perceptions of police agency fairness and the willingness to call police. American Review of Public Administration, 51(5), 360-373.
  • Mark Lehrer & Stefan Schmid. (2021). Keeping it Personal While Growing the Business: the German Mittelstand Approach. Journal of Business Strategy.
  • Fleuren B., Stephenson A.L., Sullivan E.E., Raj M., Tietschert, M., Sriharan A., Lai A.Y., DePuccio M.J., Thomas, S.C., & McAlearney A.S. (2021) Even Superheroes Need Rest: Facilitating recovery of healthcare professionals during COVID-19. Advances in Healthcare Management, 20, 273-282.
  • Sullivan, E.E., Dwiel, K., Hunt, L.S., Conroy, K., & Gergen Barnett, K. (2021) Moving the needle on primary care burnout: Using a driver diagram to accelerate impact. Healthcare, 9(4).
  • Weidner, K., Nakata, C. and Zhu, Z. (2021), “Sustainable Innovation: Drivers, Conditions, and Impact on Triple Bottom Line Performance”, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practices, 29 (2), 141-161. (Equal authors).

  • Weidner, K., Nakata, C. and Zhu, Z. (2021), “Sustainable Innovation: Drivers, Conditions, and Impact on Triple Bottom Line Performance”, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practices, 29 (2), 141-161. (Equal authors).

Practical Insights Series

These working papers are authored or co-authored by CICL-affiliated faculty. The papers address scholarly treatments of innovation or change management from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. For permission to reproduce or to request a copy, contact an author directly.

SBS-CICL-2023
Lopsided Schumpeterian Competition and the Superstar Firm Phenomenon
Mark Lehrer, I-Kim Wang, and Michael Behnam

Summary: There are many nuances as to why some firms become such dominating superstars compared to others. This article investigates how this phenomenon has played out in the OLED industry, specifically looking at Samsung and LG. Spoiler alert: the supply chain and country of inception are big factors.

SBS-CICL-2023
Innovation Resilience in Cities
Chan-Yuan Wong, I-Kim Wang, Jeffrey Sheu, and Mei-Chih Hu

Summary: How can cities sustain their technological momentum and build resilience after experiencing economic setbacks? This research aims to shed light on how cities can maintain innovation during times of economic turmoil and offers valuable insights for businesses operating within these cities.

SBS-CICL-2023
Sequences of Learning Types for Organizational Ambidexterity
Russell J. Seidle

Summary: Professor Russel Seidle unveils how learning strategies can drive a company's adaptability and growth in his latest research. This is a pivotal read for leaders navigate the balance between long-term evolution and immediate performance.

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