Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Featured Research

Tesla and the Future of Electric Vehicles: Dialogue, Debate, and Discussion

Välikangas, L. (2018). Forum on Tesla and the Global Automotive Industry. Management and Organization Review, 14(3), 467-470. doi:10.1017/mor.2018.30

Perkins, G., & Murmann, J.P. (2018). What Does the Success of Tesla Mean for the Future Dynamics in the Global Automobile Sector? Management and Organization Review, 14(3), 471-480. doi:10.1017/mor.2018.31

MacDuffie, J.P. (2018). Response to Perkins and Murmann: Pay Attention to What Is and Isn’t Unique about Tesla. Management and Organization Review, 14(3), 481-489. doi:10.1017/mor.2018.32

Jiang, H., & Lu, F. (2018). To Be Friends, Not Competitors: A Story Different from Tesla Driving the Chinese Automobile Industry. Management and Organization Review, 14(3), 491-499. doi:10.1017/mor.2018.34

Teece, D. (2018). Tesla and the Reshaping of the Auto Industry. Management and Organization Review, 14(3), 501-512. doi:10.1017/mor.2018.33

Additional Research

Published articles by PVMI researchers include:

Groshen, E.L., Helper, S., MacDuffie, J.P., and Carson, C. 2018. Preparing U.S. Workers and Employers for an Autonomous Vehicle Future. Prepared for Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE).

Maniak, R., Midler, C., Beaume, R., and von Pechmann, F. 2014. Featuring Capability: How Carmakers Organize to Deploy Innovative Features across Products. Journal of Product Innovation Management. 31(1): 114-127.

Maniak, R. 2014. The future of the automotive industry: Who will invest in intelligent transportation systems? ParisTech Review. February 11.

Cabigiosu A., Zirpoli F., and Camuffo A. 2013. Modularity, interfaces definition and the integration of external sources of innovation in the automotive industry. Research Policy. 42: 662-675.

Jacobides, M.J., and MacDuffie, J.P. 2013. How to drive value your way. Harvard Business Review. July-August: 46-56.

Lee, J. and Berente, N. 2013. The Era of Incremental Change in the Technology Innovation Life Cycle: An Analysis of the Automotive Emission Control Industry. Research Policy. 42(8).

MacDuffie, J.P. 2013. Modularity as property, process, and frame: Product architecture initiatives in the global auto industry. Global Strategy Journal. 3: 8-40.

Maniak,R., Midler, C., Beaume, R., and Von Pechmann, F. 2013. Featuring capability: How carmakers organize to deploy innovative features across products. Journal of Product Innovation Management.

Schmitt, A. and Van Biesebroeck, J. 2013. Proximity strategies in outsourcing relations: The role of geographical, cultural and relational proximity in the European automotive industry. Journal of International Business Studies. 44(5): 475-503.

Schulze, A., Brojerdi, G., and von Krogh, G. 2013. Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach. Disseminative capability and knowledge transfer in the automotive industry. Journal of Product Innovation Management (Special Issue on Innovation in the Global Automotive Industry).

Townsend, J.D., Kang, W., Montoya, M.M., and Calantone, R.J. 2013. Brand specific design effects: Form and function. Journal of Product Innovation Management. 30(5): 994-1008.

Brandt, L., Van Biesebroeck, J., and Zhang, Y. 2012. Creative accounting or creative destruction? Firm-level productivity growth in Chinese manufacturing. Journal of Development Economics. 97(2): 339-351.

Fixson, S. K., and Marion, T.J. 2012. Backloading: A potential side effect of employing digital design tools in new product development. Journal of Product Innovation Management. 29 (S1): 140-156.

Fixson, S. K., and Lee, W.H. 2012. Shifting grounds: How industry emergence changes the effectiveness of knowledge creation strategies – The case of the U.S. automotive airbag industry. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. 24 (1): 1-19.

Lee, J. and Berente, N. 2012. Digital Innovation and the Division of Innovative Labor: A Dual-hierarchy View of Complex Product Architectures. Organization Science. 23(5).

Schulze, A., and Brojerdi, G. 2012. The effect of the distance between partners’ knowledge components on collaborative innovation. European Management Review. 9(2): 85-98.

Schulze, A., and Störmer, T. 2012. Lean product development – Enabling management factors for waste elimination. International Journal of Technology Management. 57(1/2/3): 71-91.

Townsend, J., Cavusgil, S.T., and Calantone, R.J. 2012. Building market based assets in a globally competitive market: A Longitudinal study of the U.S. automotive market. In K.S. Swan, S. Zou (ed.), Interdisciplinary Approaches to Product Design, Innovation, & Branding in International Marketing (Advances in International Marketing, Volume 23). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.3-37.

Zirpoli, F., Stocchetti ,A., and Scattola, E. 2012 The crisis from a supply chain perspective: the case of the Italian automotive suppliers. In Ciravegna, L. Sustaining Industrial Competitiveness after the Crisis Lessons from the Automotive Industry. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 35-56.

Christopher, M. and Holweg, M. 2011. ‘Supply chain 2.0′: Managing supply chains in the era of turbulence. International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 41(1): 63-82.

de Leeuw, S., Holweg, M., and Williams, G. 2011. The impact of decentralised control on firm-level inventory: Evidence from the automotive industry. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. 41(5): 435 – 456.

MacDuffie, J.P. 2011. Inter-organizational trust and the dynamics of distrust. Journal of International Business Studies. 42(1):35-47.

Stäblein, T., Holweg, M., and Miemczyk, J. 2011. Theoretical versus actual product variety: how much customisation do customers really demand? International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 31(3): 350-370.

Sturgeon, T., and Van Biesebroeck, J. 2011. Global value chains in the automotive industry: an enhanced role for developing countries. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development. 4(1/2/3): 181-205.

Zirpoli, F., and Becker, M.C. 2011. What happens when you outsource too much. MIT Sloan Management Review. 52(2): 59-64.

Adner , R., and Snow, D.C. 2010. Bold retreat: A new strategy for old technologies. Harvard Business Review. March: 76-81.

Helper, S. and Sako, M. 2010. Management innovation in the supply chain: Appreciating Chandler in the 21st century. Industrial and Corporate Change. 19 (2): 399-429.

Kim, J., MacDuffie, J.P., and Pil, F.K. 2010. Employee voice and organizational performance: Team vs. representative influence. Human Relations. 63(3): 371-394.

MacDuffie, J.P., and Fujimoto, T. 2010. Get ready for the complexity revolution: Why automakers will keep ruling the auto industry. Harvard Business Review. June: 23-25.

Adler, P.S., Benner, M., Brunner,D.J., MacDuffie, J.P., Osono, E., Staats, B.R., Takeuchi, H., Tushman, M. and Winter, S.G. 2009. Perspectives on the productivity dilemma. Journal of Operations Management. 27(2): 99-113.

Camuffo, A., Furlan, A., and Grandinetti ,R. 2009. Business relationship portfolios and subcontractors’ capabilities. Industrial Marketing Management. 38: 937-945.

Helper, S. 2009. The high road for U.S. manufacturing. Issues in Science and Technology. 25(2): 39.

Helper, S., and Kleiner, M. 2009. International differences in lean production, productivity and employee attitudes. In Kathryn Shaw and Richard Freeman (Ed.), International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms. National Bureau of Economic Research.

Holweg, M., Luo, J., and Oliver, N. 2009. The past, present and future of China’s automotive industry: A value chain perspective. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development. 2(1/2): 76-118.

Holweg, M., and Pil, F.K. 2009. A break from the past: Volvo and its malcontents. In Michel Freyssenet (ed.), The Second Automobile Revolution. Palgrave MacMillan.

Rindfleisch, A., Carson, S., Helper, S, 2009. . Marketing Letters. 21(3): 211-222.

Sturgeon, T., Memedovic, O., Van Biesebroeck, J., and Gereffi, G. 2009. Globalisation of the automotive industry: main features and trends. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development. 1(1/2): 7-23.

Zirpoli, F., and Camuffo, A. 2009. Product architecture, inter-firm vertical coordination and knowledge partitioning in the auto industry. European Management Review. 6(4): 250-264.