Nathan Furr

Nathan Furr

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship,
Organizational Leadership and Strategy, Department of
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Office: 692 TNRB
Phone: 801-422-1814
Email: nfurr@byu.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations, Stanford University, 2009

Selected Publications:

  • "Inter-Generational Hybrids: Spillbacks, Spillforwards, and Surviving Technological Discontinuities", Organization Science (Forthcoming).    
  • "The Innovator's Method", Harvard Business Review (Forthcoming).    
  • "The Opportunity Paradox: Focus versus Flexibility", Sloan Management Review (Conditional Accept).    
  • "Complementarities and Competition: Unpacking the Drivers of Entrants Technology Choices in the Solar Photovoltaic Industry", Strategic Management Journal (Forthcoming, 2014), 2014.    
  • "Who Changes Course? The Role of Domain Knowledge and Novel Framing in Making Technology Changes", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2012.    
  • "Which Strategy When?", Sloan Management Review, Volume 53, 2011.    
  • "Micro-foundations of Performance: Balancing Efficiency and Flexibility in Dynamic Environments", Organization Science, Edition 6, Volume 21, Issue 6, 2010.    
  • "What Makes a Process a Capability? Heuristics, Strategy and Effective Capture of Opportunities", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Volume 1, Pages 27-47, 2007.    

Awards:

  • Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship Award , 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Academy of Management, Technology and Innovation Managment Division, Academy of Management, Finalist , 2013
  • Distinguished Paper Award , Academy of Management, Business and Public Policy Division , 2011
  • Finalist Glueck Best Paper Award , Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division , 2011
  • Research Promise Award , Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation , 2011
  • Teaching Fellow , Ballard Center for Economic Self Reliance , 2011
  • Research Fellowship , Kauffman Foundation , 2009
  • Organization and Innovation Research Grant , National Science Foundation , 2007
  • Best Dissertation , Technology and Innovation Management Division, Academy of Management
  • Best Empirical Research Paper, Academy of Management 2010 , Kauffman Foundation
  • Heizer Award for Best Dissertation , Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
  • Research Promise IDEA Award , Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management and University of Connecticut
  • Sloan Industry Studies Dissertation Finalist , Sloan Foundation

Languages:

  • French