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Mike Howard, Elle Yoon

Right Dance Wrong Partner: CEO Overconfidence and Organizational Knowledge Characteristics in Alliance Partner Selection

Mike Howard and Elle YoonJournal of Management

We argue that although overconfident CEOs enter more strategic alliances in need of access to external knowledge, they do not select the best partners.

Mike Howard  is the Hilsinger-Janson Professor, professor of management and entrepreneurship. Hyunjung (Elle) Yoon is an assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship. Their paper is published in the Journal of Management.

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