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Todd Zenger

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First Name:Todd
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Last Name:Zenger
RePEc Short-ID:pze10
Olin School of Business Campus Box 1133 Washington University St. Louis, MO 63130
314 935-6399


Olin School of Business
Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri (United States)
RePEc:edi:oswusus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Obloj , Tomasz & Zenger , Todd, 2015. "Incentives, Social Comparison Costs, and the Proximity of Envy's Object," HEC Research Papers Series 1085, HEC Paris.
  2. Nickerson, J.A. & Zenger, T.R., 1999. "Being Efficiently Fickle: a Dynamic Theory of Organizational Choice," Washington University 99-01, Business, Law and Economics Center, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University.
  3. Zenger, T.R., 1991. "Why Do Employers Only Reward Extreme Performance? Evidence And Expalnations Of Zig-Zagging Relationships Among Performance, Pay,And Turnover," Papers 148, Washington St. Louis - School of Business and Political Economy.
  4. Zenger, T.R., 1990. "Understanding Organizational Diseconomies of Scale: Small Firm Advantages in Resolving Agency Problems in R&D," Papers 145, Washington St. Louis - School of Business and Political Economy.


  1. Mary J. Benner & Todd Zenger, 2016. "The Lemons Problem in Markets for Strategy," Strategy Science, INFORMS, vol. 1(2), pages 71-89, June.
  2. Teppo Felin & Todd R. Zenger, 2016. "CROSSROADS—Strategy, Problems, and a Theory for the Firm," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 27(1), pages 222-231, February.
  3. Daniel W. Elfenbein & Todd R. Zenger, 2014. "What Is a Relationship Worth? Repeated Exchange and the Development and Deployment of Relational Capital," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 25(1), pages 222-244, February.
  4. Nicholas S. Argyres & Todd R. Zenger, 2012. "Capabilities, Transaction Costs, and Firm Boundaries," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 23(6), pages 1643-1657, December.
  5. Nicholas S. Argyres & Teppo Felin & Nicolai Foss & Todd Zenger, 2012. "Organizational Economics of Capability and Heterogeneity," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 23(5), pages 1213-1226, October.
  6. Lubomir P. Litov & Patrick Moreton & Todd R. Zenger, 2012. "Corporate Strategy, Analyst Coverage, and the Uniqueness Paradox," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 58(10), pages 1797-1815, October.
  7. Sergio G. Lazzarini & Gary J. Miller & Todd R. Zenger, 2008. "Dealing with the Paradox of Embeddedness: The Role of Contracts and Trust in Facilitating Movement Out of Committed Relationships," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 19(5), pages 709-728, October.
  8. Laura Poppo & Kevin Zheng Zhou & Todd R. Zenger, 2008. "Examining the Conditional Limits of Relational Governance: Specialized Assets, Performance Ambiguity, and Long‐Standing Ties," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(7), pages 1195-1216, November.
  9. Chihmao Hsieh & Jack A. Nickerson & Todd R. Zenger, 2007. "Opportunity Discovery, Problem Solving and a Theory of the Entrepreneurial Firm," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(7), pages 1255-1277, November.
  10. Jack A. Nickerson & Todd R. Zenger, 2004. "A Knowledge-Based Theory of the Firm—The Problem-Solving Perspective," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 15(6), pages 617-632, December.
  11. Todd R. Zenger & Sergio G. Lazzarini, 2004. "Compensating for innovation: Do small firms offer high-powered incentives that lure talent and motivate effort?," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(6-7), pages 329-345.
  12. Jack A. Nickerson & Todd R. Zenger, 2002. "Being Efficiently Fickle: A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Choice," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 13(5), pages 547-566, October.
  13. Todd Zenger, 2002. "Crafting Internal Hybrids: Complementarities, Common Change Initiatives, and the Team-Based Organization," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 79-95.
  14. Nickerson, Jack A & Zenger, Todd R, 1999. "Comment: Dynamically Engineering Bureaucracy," The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 47-55, April.
  15. Todd R. Zenger & William S. Hesterly, 1997. "The Disaggregation of Corporations: Selective Intervention, High-Powered Incentives, and Molecular Units," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 8(3), pages 209-222, June.
  16. William S. Hesterly & Todd R. Zenger, 1993. "Crossroads—The Myth of a Monolithic Economics: Fundamental Assumptions and the Use of Economic Models in Policy and Strategy Research," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 4(3), pages 496-510, August.
  17. Rasmusen, Eric & Zenger, Todd, 1990. "Diseconomies of Scale in Employment Contracts," The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(1), pages 65-92, Spring.
    RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:56:y:2010:i:4:p:659-681 is not listed on IDEAS
    RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:40:y:1994:i:6:p:708-729 is not listed on IDEAS


  1. Nicholas Argyres & Todd R. Zenger, 2013. "Dynamics of organizational structure," Chapters, in: Anna Grandori (ed.), Handbook of Economic Organization, chapter 12, Edward Elgar Publishing.

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