(back to Organizational Learning)

Core Readings

  1. Rapping, L (1965) “Learning and World War II production functions,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 47: 81-86
  2. March, JG (1991) "Exploration and exploitation" Organization Science, 2: 71-87
  3. Darr, E, L Argote and D Epple (1995) “The acquisition, transfer and depreciation of knowledge in service organizations: Productivity in franchises.” Management Science, 41: 1750-1762
  4. Thompson, P (2001) “How much did the Liberty shipbuilders learn? New evidence for an old case study.” Journal of Political Economy, 109: 103-137
  5. +Sorenson, O (2003) “Interdependence and adaptability: Organizational learning and the long-term effect of integration.” Management Science, 49: 446-463

Supplemental Readings

  1. March, JG, LS Sproull and M Tamuz (1991) "Learning from samples of one or fewer." Organization Science, 2: 1-13
  2. Burgelman, R (1994) "Fading memories: A process theory of strategic business exit in dynamic environments." Administrative Science Quarterly, 39: 24-56
  3. Baum, JAC, and P Ingram (1998) “Survival-enhancing learning in the Manhattan hotel industry, 1898-1980,” Management Science, 44: 996-1016
  4. Sorenson, O (2000) "Letting the market work for you: An evolutionary perspective on product strategy,” Strategic Management Journal, 21: 577-592
  5. Denrell, J and JG March (2001) “Adaptation as information restriction: The hot stove effect.” Organization Science, 12: 523-538
  6. Schilling, MA, P Vidal, RE Ployhard and A Marangoni (2003) “Learning by doing something else: Variation, relatedness and the learning curve.” Management Science, 49: 39-56
  7. Thompson, P (2007) “How much did the Liberty shipbuilders forget?” Management Science, 53: 908-918

+ Denotes research from a dissertation