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Publications


Journal Articles

  • Sakhartov, A. & Folta, T.B. (2012). Rationalizing organizational change: A need for comparative testing. Organization Science, vol. forthcoming | Related Website |
  • McCann, B. & Folta, T. (2012). Entrepreneurial entry thresholds. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 84 782-800. | Related Website |
  • McCann, B. & Folta, T. (2011). Performance differentials in geographic clusters. Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 26 (1), 104-123. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T.B.; Delmar, F.; and Wennberg, K. (2010). Hybrid Entrepreneurship. Management Science, vol. 56 (2), 253-269. | Related Website | Download Download |
  • O'Brien, J.P. & Folta, T.B. (2009). A transaction cost perspective on why, how, and when cash impacts firm performance. Managerial and Decision Economics, | Related Website |
  • McCann, B. and Folta, T.B. (2009). Demand-and Supply-Side Agglomerations: Distinguishing between Fundamentally Different Manifestations of Agglomeration. Journal of Management Studies, vol. 46 (3), 362-392.
  • McCann, B.T. & Folta, T.B. (2009). Performance differentials withing geographic clusters. Journal of Business Venturing, | Related Website |
  • O'Brien, J.P. & Folta, T. B. (2009). Sunk costs, uncertainty, and market exit: A real options perspective. Industrial and Corporate Change, vol. 18 (5), 807-833. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & O’Brien, J. (2008). Determinants of Firm-Specific Thresholds in Acquisition Decisions. Managerial and Decision Economics, vol. 29 (2), 209-225. | Related Website |
  • McCann, B. and Folta, T.B. (2008). Location matters: Where Have We Been and Where Might We Go in Agglomeration Research?. Journal of Management, vol. 34 532-565. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T.B. & O'Brien, J.P. (2008). Determinants of firm-specific thresholds in acquisition decisions. Managerial and Decision Economics, vol. 29 (2), 209-225. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & O’Brien, J. (2007). Market versus Managerial Valuations of Real Options. Advances in Strategic Management, vol. 24 199-224. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T.B.; Johnson, D.J.; & O'Brien, J.P. (2006). Uncertainty, Irreversibility, and the Likelihood of Entry: An Empirical Assessment of the Option to Defer. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 61 (3), 432-452. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T.; Cooper, A. & Baik, Y. (2006). Geographic Cluster Size and Firm Performance. Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 21 217-242. | Related Website |
  • Janney, J. & Folta, T. (2006). Moderating Effects of Investor Experience on the Signaling Value of Private Equity Placements. Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 21 (1), 27-44. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & Janney, J. (2004). Strategic Benefits to Firms Issuing Private Equity Placements. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 25 (3), 223-242. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & O’Brien, J. (2004). Entry in The Presence of Dueling Options. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 25 (2), 121-138. | Related Website |
  • Vassalo, R.; Anand, J. & Folta, T. (2004). Non-Additivity in Portfolios of Exploration Activities: A Real Options-Based Analysis of Equity Alliances in Biotechnology. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 25 (11), 1045-1061. | Related Website |
  • O’Brien, J., Folta, T., & Johnson, D. (2003). A Real Options Perspective on Entrepreneurial Entry in the Face of Uncertainty. Managerial and Decision Economics, vol. 24 515-533. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & Janney, J. (2003). Signaling Through Private Equity Placements and Its Impact on the Valuation of Biotechnology Firms. Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 18 361-380. | Related Website |
  • Foote, D. A., & Folta, T. B. (2002). Temporary Workers as Real Options. Human Resource Management Review,, vol. 12 (4), 579-597. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & Miller, K. (2002). Real Options in Equity Partnerships. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 23 (1), 77-88. | Related Website |
  • Miller, K., & Folta, T. (2002). Option Value and Entry Timing. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 23 (7), 655-665. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., & Ferrier, W. (2000). The Effect of National Culture on Partner Buyouts in Cross-Border Biotechnology Alliances. Journal of High Technology Management Research, vol. 11 (2), 175-198. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T. (1998). Governance and Uncertainty: The Tradeoff Between Administrative Control and Commitment. Strategic Management Journal, vol. 19 1007-1028. | Related Website |
  • Folta, T., Gimeno, J., Cooper, A., & Woo, C. (1997). Survival of the Fittest? Entrepreneurial Human Capital and The Persistence of Underperforming Firms. Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 42 750-783.
  • Cooper, A., Folta, T., & Woo, C. (1995). Entrepreneurial Information Search. Journal of Business Venturing, vol. 10 107-120. | Related Website |

Conference Proceedings

  • Lee, G.; Folta, T.B.; and Lieberman, M. (2010). Relatedness and Market Exit. Montreal/Academy of Management. vol. 2010 | Download |
  • Wennberg, K.; Folta, T.; & Delmar, F. (2006). A real options model of stepwise entry into self-employment. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research ,
  • Folta, T. B., & Janney J. (2001). The Impact of Timing and Other Signal Characteristics on Returns to Private Equity Placements:.... In Dennis H. Nagao (ed.) Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, ENT C1-C6.
  • Folta, T. B., & Ferrier, W. (1997). International Expansion Through Sequential Investment: The Effects of National Culture on Buyouts and Dissolutions in Biotechnology Partnerships. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 165-169.
  • Folta, T. B., & Leiblein, M. (1994). Technology Acquisition and the Choice of Governance by Established Firms: Insights from Option Theory in a Multinomial Logit Model. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 27-31. | Download |
  • Folta, T., Woo, C., & Cooper, A. (1992). Entrepreneurial Search: Alternative Theories of Behavior. Frontiers of Entrepreneurial Research,
  • Folta, T. B., Cooper, A., Gimeno, J., & Woo, C. (1992). Entrepreneurs' Exit Decisions: The Role of Threshold Expectations. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings,
  • Folta, T. B., Cooper, A., & Woo, C. (1991). Information Acquisition and Performance by Start-up Firms. Frontiers of Entrepreneurial Research 1991,

Book (edited)

  • Folta, T. (2005). Entrepreneurial risk. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA. vol. III | Related Website | Download |
  • Folta, T. (2005). Are Real Options “Real”?. Elsevier-JAI Press, | Related Website | Download |
  • Cooper, A., & Folta, T. (2000). Entrepreneurship and High Technology Clusters. Blackwell Business, Oxford. 348-367. | Related Website | Download |

Book Chapters

  • Folta, T.B.; Ren, R. (2011). Arnold C. Cooper biography. Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, | Download |
  • Dutta, S.; and Folta, T.B. (2011). Information Asymmetry in Entrepreneurship. Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship, | Download |
  • Folta, T.B. (2011). Entrepreneurial Risk. Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship, | Download |

Working Papers

  • Sakhartov, A; and Folta, T.B. (2011). Dynamic Implications of Relatedness on Multi-business Firm Value. | Download |
  • Lee, G.; Folta, T.B.; and Lieberman, M. (2010). Relatedness and Market Exit. | Download |
  • McCann, B.; Folta, T.B. Entrepreneurial Entry Thresholds. | Download |
  • Folta, T. Click below to view working papers. | Download |

Other Publications

  • Folta, T. (1999). Letter to the Editor, Sloan Management Review. MIT, Massachusetts, MA. vol. 41 (1), 6-7.