Alessandro Iorio's research while affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University and other places

Publications (8)

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Effective monitoring of firms by regulatory agencies is essential to maintaining economic sustainability, correcting information asymmetry in markets, and mitigating social and environmental externalities. Yet, monitoring failures often arise where the monitoring agent fails to detect or report infractions by the firms they monitor. Whereas organiz...
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In this paper, we explore the mechanisms underpinning returns to brokerage positions by considering the role of individuals' strategic orientation toward brokering. We conceptualize individuals' strategic orientations in terms of arbitraging versus collaborating behaviors enacted when occupying a brokerage position. Leveraging a novel data set coll...
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In this paper we set out to explore the mechanisms underpinning returns to specific network positions, by considering the role of individuals’ behavioral orientation toward brokerage. In particular, we focus on the importance of individuals’ brokerage behaviors in affecting the well-established relationship between individuals’ brokerage positions...

Citations

... The major advantages are the ability to avoid selection effects that are difficult to rule out in field settings and the opportunity to dig deeper into the underlying subconscious mechanisms. These advantages are why experimental methods have risen in popularity among management scholars beyond micro organizational behavior disciplines (e.g., Hahl and Zuckerman 2014, Hahl 2016, Brands and Fernandez-Mateo 2017, Aven et al. 2018, Di Stefano and Gutierrez 2019). An experimental approach intentionally prioritizes internal validity to isolate the factors of interest and better understand their unique effects, which might otherwise be obscured in the field. ...
... The brokerage literature describes three main types of brokerage processes that can take place in networks, depending on the activities performed by the broker: conduit, tertius gaudens and tertius iungens brokerage (Kwon et al., 2020;Obstfeld et al., 2014;Soda et al., 2018). Conduit brokerage is concerned with passing information from one alter to another, without attempting to change the relation between the alters. ...