Nicolaj Siggelkow

David M Knott Professor


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Published Papers


Emanuele Borgonovo, Marco Pangallo, Jan Rivkin, Leonardo Rizzo, and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2022. “Sensitivity Analysis of Agent-Based Models: A New Protocol.” Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 28, 52-94.

Daniel Albert and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2022. “Architectural Search and Innovation.” Organization Science, 33. 275-292.

Phebo Wibbens and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2020. “Introducing LIVA to Measure Long-Term Firm Performance.” Strategic Management Journal, 867-890.

Dirk Martignoni, Anoop Menon and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2016. “Consequences of Misspecified Mental Models: Contrasting Effects and the Role of Cognitive Fit.” Strategic Management Journal, 37, 2545-2568.

Ashish Arora, Michelle Gittelman, John Lynch, Will Mitchell and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2016. “Question-Based Innovations in Strategy Research.” Strategic Management Journal, 37, 3-9.

Oliver Baumann and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2013. “Dealing with Complexity: Integrated vs. Chunky Search Processes.” Organization Science, 24, pp. 116-132.

A.G. Lafley, Roger L. Martin, Jan W. Rivkin, and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2012. “Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy.” Harvard Business Review, September, pp. 56-66.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2011. “Firms as Systems of Interdependent Choices.” Journal of Management Studies 48, pp. 1126-1140.

Vikas Aggarwal, Nicolaj Siggelkow, and Harbir Singh. 2011. “Corporate Development Choices and Interdependence: Strategic Tradeoffs and Performance Implications.” Strategic Management Journal 32, pp. 705-730.

Oliver Baumann and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2011. “Complexity and Competitive Advantage.” in: The SAGE Handbook of Complexity and Management, edited by Peter Allen, Steve Maguire, Bill McKelvey: pp. 494-505. London: SAGE.

Felipe Csaszar and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2010. “How much to copy? Determinants of effective imitation breadth.” Organization Science 21, pp. 661-676.

Nicolaj Siggelkow and Jan W. Rivkin. 2009. “Hiding the Evidence of Valid Theories: How Coupled Search Processes Obscure Performance Differences among Organizations.” Administrative Science Quarterly 54, pp. 602-634.

Michael E. Porter and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2008. “Contextual Interactions within Activity Systems and Sustainability of Competitive Advantage.” Academy of Management Perspectives, 22 (2), pp. 34-56.

Jan W. Rivkin and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2007. “Patterned Interactions in Complex Systems: Implications for Exploration.” Management Science, 53, pp. 1068-1085.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. “Persuasion with Case Studies.” 2007. Academy of Management Journal, 50, pp. 20-24.

translated in Chinese in: 2008. Management World, 6, pp. 156-160.

Jan W. Rivkin and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2006. “Organizing to Strategize in the Face of Interactions: Preventing Premature Lock-in.” Long Range Planning, 39, pp. 591- 614.

Nicolaj Siggelkow and Jan W. Rivkin. 2006. “When Exploration Backfires: Unintended Consequences of Multi-Level Organizational Search.” Academy of Management Journal, 49, pp. 779-795.

Nicolaj Siggelkow and Jan W. Rivkin. 2005. “Speed and Search: Designing Organizations for Turbulence and Complexity.” Organization Science, 16, pp. 101-122.

Nicolaj Siggelkow and Daniel A. Levinthal. 2005. “Escaping Real (Non-Benign) Competency Traps: Linking the Dynamics of Organizational Structure to the Dynamics of Search.” Strategic Organization, 3, pp. 85-115.

Nicolaj Siggelkow and Daniel A. Levinthal. 2003. “Temporarily Divide to Conquer: Centralized, Decentralized, and Reintegrated Organizational Approaches to Exploration and Adaptation.” Organization Science, 14, pp. 650-669.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2003. “Why Focus? A Study of Intra-Industry Focus Effects.” Journal of Industrial Economics, 51, pp. 121-150 (lead article).

Jan W. Rivkin and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2003. “Balancing Search and Stability: Interdependencies Among Elements of Organizational Design.” Management Science, 49, pp. 290-311.

Jan W. Rivkin and Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2002. “Organizational Sticking Points on NK Landscapes.” Complexity, 7 (5), pp. 31-43.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2002. “Evolution toward Fit.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 47, pp. 125-159.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2002. “Misperceiving Interactions among Complements and Substitutes: Organizational Consequences.” Management Science, 48, pp. 900-916.

Nicolaj Siggelkow. 2001. “Change in the Presence of Fit: The Rise, the Fall, and the Renaissance of Liz Claiborne.” Academy of Management Journal, 44, pp. 838-857.



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