Felin T & Kauffman S (2023). The adjacent possible: Harnessing functional excess, experimentation and protoscience as tool. Industrial and Corporate Change. [html]
Wuebker R, Zenger T & Felin T (2023). The theory-based view: Entrepreneurial microfoundations, resources, and choices. Strategic Management Journal [ssrn] [doi]
Felin T & Koenderink J (2022). A generative view of rationality and growing awareness. Frontiers in Psychology. [html]
Felin T, Kauffman S & Zenger T (2022). Resource origins and search. Strategic Management Journal. [html]
Felin T & Foss N (2022). Microfoundations of ecosystems: The theory-led firm and capability growth. Strategic Organization. [ssrn] [doi]
Mastrogiorgio A, Felin T, Kauffman S & Mastrogiorgio (2022). More thumbs than rules: Is rationality an exaptation? Frontiers in Psychology. [html]
Felin T, Koenderink J, Krueger J, Noble D & Ellis GFR (2021a). The data-hypothesis relationship. Genome Biology. [html]
Felin T, Gambardella A & Zenger T (2021). Value lab: A tool for entrepreneurial strategy. Management & Business Review. [html]
Felin T, Koenderink J, Krueger J, Noble D & Ellis GFR (2021b). Data bias. Genome Biology. [html]
Felin T & Kauffman S (2021). The search function and evolutionary novelty. Oxford University Press.
Felin T, Gambardella A, Stern S & Zenger T (2020). Lean startup and the business model: Experimentation revisited. Long Range Planning. [open access]
Felin T & Felin M (2020). Seeking rationality: $500 bills and perceptual obviousness. Handbook of Bounded Rationality.
chapters also by Dan Sperber, G Gigerenzer, Cristina Bicchieri, Cass Sunstein, Phil Johnson-Laird, Nancy Nersessian, Paul Thagard, Richard Nelson, etc
Felin T & Zenger T (2020). Open innovation: A theory-based view. Strategic Management Review.
Hallberg N & Felin T (2020). Untangling infinite regress and the origins of capability. Journal of Management Inquiry.
Felin T, Felin M, Koenderink J & Krueger J (2019). On surprise-hacking. Perception. [open access pdf]
Chater N, Felin T, Funder D, Gigerenzer G, Koenderink J, Krueger J, Noble D, Nordli S, Oaksford M, Schwartz B, Stanovich K & Todd P (2019). Mind, rationality and cognition: An interdisciplinary debate. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. [html] [pdf]
Felin T & Foss N (2019). Microfoundations for institutional theory? Research in the Sociology of Organizations.
Felin T & Lakhani K (2018). What problems will you solve with blockchain? MIT Sloan Management Review. [html]
Devins C, Felin T, Kauffman S & Koppl R (2018). The law and big data. Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy. [html]
Felin T & Zenger T (2017). The theory-based view: Economic actors as theorists. Strategy Science. [html] [pdf]
Felin T, Koenderink J & Krueger J (2017). Rationality, perception, and the all-seeing eye. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. [html] [pdf]
Felin T & Zenger T (2017). What sets breakthrough strategies apart. MIT Sloan Management Review.
Felin T, Lakhani K & Tushman M (2017). Firms, crowds, and innovation. Strategic Organization. [pdf]
Felin T & Zenger T (2016). Strategy, problems and a theory for the firm. Organization Science.
Felin T & Powell T (2016).
Designing organizations for
dynamic capabilities. California Management Review. [html]
Felin T, Kauffman S, Mastrogiorgio A & Mastrogiorgio M (2016). Factor markets, actors and affordances. Industrial and Corporate Change.[html]
Felin T (2016). When strategy walks out the door. MIT Sloan Management Review. [html]
Stirling W & Felin T (2016). Satisficing, preferences and social interaction: A new perspective. Theory & Decision. [html]
David R, Felin T, Langley A, Rowley T, Verona G (2016). The strategic organization of strategic management scholarship. Strategic Organization.
Koppl R, Kauffman S, Felin T & Longo G (2015b). Economics for a creative world: A response to comments. Journal of Institutional Economics.
Felin T, Foss N & Ployhart R (2015). Microfoundations movement in strategy and organization theory. Academy of Management Annals.
Koppl R, Kauffman S, Felin T & Longo G (2015a). Economics for a creative world. Journal of Institutional Economics.
this paper received the 2016 Elinor Ostrom Prize [html]
Felin T (2015). Valve Corporation: Strategy tipping points and thresholds. Journal of Organization Design. [html]
commentary on article by Phanish Puranam and Dorthe Håkonsson.[html]
Devins C, Koppl R, Kauffman S & Felin T (2015). Against design. Arizona State Law Journal. [html]
responses to this article by: Steven Calabresi [pdf], Sanford Levinson [pdf], Vernon Smith [pdf]
Felin T, Kauffman S, Koppl R & Longo G (2014). Economic opportunity and evolution: Beyond landscapes and bounded rationality. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. [html]
Mark Buchanan discusses this paper in Nature Physics, see here
Felin T & Zenger T (2014). Closed or open innovation? Problem solving and the governance choice. Research Policy. [open access]
Barney J & Felin T (2013). What are microfoundations? Academy of Management Perspectives. [pdf]
Argyres N, Felin T, Foss N & Zenger T (2012). Organizational economics of capability and heterogeneity. Organization Science. [html]
Felin T (2012). Cosmologies of capability, markets and wisdom of crowds. Managerial & Decision Economics. [html]
interdisciplinary special issue with contributions from David Sumpter, Scott Page, Robb Willer, Claudio Castellano, Peter Leeson, Bruno Frey, Margit Osterloh and others
Felin T & Foss N (2012). The (proper) microfoundations of routines and capabilities: a response to Winter, Pentland, Hodgson and Knudsen. Journal of Institutional Economics. [pdf]
King B, Felin T & Whetten D (2010). Finding the organization in organization theory: a meta-theory of the organization as social actor. Organization Science. [pdf] [html]
Felin T & Foss N (2009). Performativity of theory, arbitrary conventions, and possible worlds: a reality check. Organization Science. [pdf] [html]
Felin T & Zenger T (2009). Entrepreneurs as theorists: on the origins of collective beliefs and novel strategies. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. [pdf] [html]
Felin T, Zenger T & Tomsik J (2009). The knowledge economy: emerging organizational forms, missing microfoundations and key considerations for managing human capital. Human Resource Management.
Abell P, Felin T & Foss N (2008). Building microfoundations for the routines, capabilities, and performance links. Managerial & Decision Economics. [pdf] [html]
Felin T & Hesterly W (2007). The knowledge-based view, nested heterogeneity, and new value creation: philosophical considerations on the locus of knowledge. Academy of Management Review. [pdf] [html]
Felin T & Foss N (2006). Individuals and organizations: thoughts on a microfoundations project for strategic management and organizational analysis. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management.
Felin T & Foss N (2005). Strategic organization: a field in search of micro-foundations. Strategic Organization. [pdf]
commentary by Jay Barney and Bruce Kogut