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Resource Partitioning

It's Not About the Beer, Really In Market Entry, Competitive Dynamics, and Entrepreneurship, eds. P. Phan and G. Markman, 124-127. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011.
Niche Width and Scale in Organizational Competition: A Computational Approach (with Balázs Kovács). Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 16 (2010): 29-60.
Size, Differentiation and the Performance of Dutch Daily Newspapers (with Christophe Boone and Arjen van Witteloostuijn). Industrial and Corporate Change, 13 (2004): 117-148.
The Organizational Niche (with Michael T. Hannan and László Pólos). Sociological Theory, 21 (2003): 309-340.
Shifting Gears, Shifting Niches: Organizational Inertia and Change in the Evolution of the U.S. Automobile Industry, 1885–1981 (with Stanislav Dobrev and Tai-Young Kim). Organization Science, 14 (2003): 264-282.
The Rise of the Mighty Microbrew Insights by Stanford Business, August 2002.

Researchers explain how industries dominated by large firms actually create an environment where smaller specialists can thrive.

Why Do Some Companies Thrive While Others Fail? Insights by Stanford Business, August 2002.

Researchers in the growing field of organizational ecology say it's vital to look at the entire life cycle of the business, including the failures.

Resource Distributions and Market Partitioning: Dutch Daily Newspaper Organizations from 1968 to 1994 (with Christophe Boone and Arjen van Witteloostuijin). American Sociological Review, 67 (2002): 408-431.
Organizational Processes of Resource Partitioning (with Stanislav D. Dobrev and Anand Swaminathan). Research in Organizational Behavior, 24 (2002): 1-40.
Theorie der Ressourcenteilung in der Organisationsökologie (with Stanislav Dobrev and Anand Swaminathan). Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 42 (2002): 381-413.
Why the Microbrewery Movement? Organizational Dynamics of Resource Partitioning in the U.S. Brewing Industry (with Anand Swaminathan). American Journal of Sociology, 106 (2000): 715-762.
Custom Service: Application and Tests of Resource-Partitioning Theory among Dutch Auditing Firms from 1896 to 1992 (with Christophe Boone and Vera Broecheler). Organization Studies, 21 (2000): 355-381.
Mendocino Brewing Company (A) (with William Barnett and Wendy Harrington). Case No. SM15, 1995.