Edward Roberts

David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology
Founder and Chair, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Biography | Selected Publications

"Contingent Effects of Top Management Teams on Venture Performance: Aligning Founding Team Composition with Innovation Strategy and Commercialization Environment." Eesley, Charles, David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts (2014). Strategic Management Journal, 35, No. 12 (2014): 1798-1817. (2014)

"Are You Experienced or Are You Talented?: When Does Innate Talent vs. Experience Explain Entrepreneurial Performance?" Eesley, Charles and Edward B. Roberts. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Vol. 6, No. 3 (2012): 207-219. (2012)

Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT – An Updated Report. Roberts. Roberts, Edward B. and Charles EesleyBoston, MA: NOW Publications, 2011.

"Bringing Entrepreneurial Ideas to Life." Eesley, Charles E., David H. Hsu and Edward B. Roberts, MIT Sloan Working Paper 4762-09. October 2011.

"Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT – An Updated Report." Eesley, Charles and Edward B. Roberts. Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship Research Vol. 7, No. 1-2 (2011): 1-149. (2011)

Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT. Roberts, Edward B., and Charles Eesley. Kansas City, MO: Kauffman Foundation, 2009.

"Entrepreneur Central: My View." Roberts, Edward B. Technology Review, July 2009.

"Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT." Edward B. Roberts and Charles Eesley. (2009)

"Corporate Venture Capital (CVC): Seeking Innovation and Strategic Growth." Ian MacMillan, Edward B. Roberts, Val Livada and Andrew Wang.  (2008)

"Making System Dynamics Useful: A Personal Memoir." Roberts, Edward B. (Summer/Fall 2007). System Dynamics Review Vol. 23, No. 2-3 (2007): 119-136.

"Entrepreneurs from Technology-Based Universities: Evidence from MIT." Hsu, David H., Edward B. Roberts and Charles E. Eesley. Research Policy Vol. 36, No. 5 (2007): 768-788. (2007)

"Global R&D Activities of Japanese MNCs in the US: A Triangulation Approach." Kurokowa, Sam, Satoshi Iwata and Edward B. Roberts. Research Policy Vol. 36, No. 1 (2007): 3-36. (2007)

"What We Learned About Invention and Innovation." Roberts, Edward B. Research-Technology Management Vol. 50, No. 1 (2007): 35-54. (2007)

"Technology Alliances and Networks: An External Link to Research Capability." Soh, Pek-Hooi, and Edward B. Roberts (November 2005). IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 52(4): 419-428.

"Reflections on Corporate Venture Capital." Livada, V. and Edward B. Roberts. NVCA Today, March 2005.

"E-Business Transformation via Alliance Clusters." Ghandour, Fares A., Paulina Swartz, Heidi M. Grenek and Edward B. Roberts. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management Vol. 16, No. 4 (2004): 435-455. (2004)

"Technology Transfer from Japanese Universities to Pharmaceutical Companies." Roberts, Edward B. and Michiru Fukuda. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation Vol. 3, No. 3 (2004): 243-262. (2004)

"A Perspective on 50 Years of the Engineering Management Field." Roberts, Edward B. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. 51, No. 4 (2004): 398-403. (2004)

"Overcoming Weak Entrepreneurial Infrastructures for Academic Spin-Off Ventures." Degroof, Jean-Jacques, and Edward B. Roberts. Journal of Technology Transfer Vol. 29, No. 3-4 (2004): 327-352. (2004)

"Success Factors in High Technology." Edward B. Roberts. In The MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel Tenth Anniversary Colloquium, 28-31. Tel Aviv, Israel: June 2004. 

"Linkage, Leverage and Leadership Drive Successful Technological Innovation." Roberts, Edward B. Research/Technology Management Vol. 47, No. 3 (2004): 9-11. (2004)

"An Introduction and Celebration." Roberts, Edward B. International Journal of Technology and Innovation Management Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (2004): 1-2.  (2004)

"Networks of Innovators: A Longitudinal Perspective." Soh, Pek-Hooi, and Edward B. Roberts. Research Policy Vol. 32, No. 9 (2003) : 1569-1588. (2003)

"Acquisitions and Alliances in the Aerospace Industry: An Unusual Triad." Antoine, Albert, Carl B. Frank, Hideaki Murata and Edward B. Roberts. International Journal of Technology Management Vol. 25, No. 8 (2003): 779-790. (2003)

"Ally or Acquire? Case Studies of Compaq and Cisco as Additional Tests of the External Technology Life Cycle Model." Roberts, Edward B. and Wing-Ki Liu, MIT Sloan School Working Paper 4421-03. August 2003. 

"Managing R&D Alliances Within Government: The "Virtual Agency" Concept." Castro, Miguel, Roger S. Foster, Kevin Gunn and Edward B. Roberts. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 50(3): 297-306. (2003)

"First-Mover Advantages in Regimes of Weak Appropriability: The Case of Financial Services Innovations." Lopez, Luis E. and Edward B. Roberts. Journal of Business Research Vol. 55, No. 12 (2002): 997-1005. (2002)

Innovation: Driving Product, Process and Market Change. Roberts, Edward B. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2002. 

"Managerial Determinants of Industrial R&D Performance: An Analysis of the Global Chemicals/Materials Industry." Roberts, Edward B. and Paulo Roberto Bellotti. Technological Forecasting & Social Change Vol. 69, No. 2 (2002): 129-152. (2002)

"Privatization Processes and the Redefinition of Corporate R&D Boundaries." Munari, Federico, Edward B. Roberts and Maurizio Sobrero. Research Policy Vol. 31, No. 1 (2002): 31-53. (2002)

"Strategic Management of Supplier-Manufacturer Relations in New Product Development." Sobrero, Maurizio and Edward B. Roberts. Research Policy Vol. 32, No. 1 (2002): 159-182. (2002)

"Ally or Acquire? How Technology Leaders Decide." Roberts, Edward B. and Wenyun Kathy Liu. MIT Sloan Management Review; October 2001.

"E-Business Transformation via Alliance Clusters." Ghandour, Fares A., Pauliina Girsen-Swartz, Heidi Grenek and Edward B. Roberts, MIT Sloan Working Paper. September 2001. 

"Benchmarking Global Strategic Management of Technology." Roberts, Edward B. Research/Technology Management Vol. 44, No. 2 (2001): 25-36. (2001)

"The Trade-off Between Efficiency and Learning in Interorganizational Relationships for Product Development." Sobrero, Maurizio and Edward B. Roberts. Management Science Vol. 47, No. 4 (2001): 493-511. (2001)

Managerial Applications of System Dynamics. Roberts, Edward B. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999.

"The Importance of Listening to the Voice of the Customer." Roberts, Edward B. Wirtschafts Politische Blaetter Vol. 43, No. 1-2 (1999): 44-48. (1999)

"Technology Strategy in Defence Industry Acquisitions: A Comparative Assessment of Two Giants." Advani, Rahul N., Michael Anderson, Stephen Bowling, Donna Doane and Edward B. Roberts. International Journal of Technology Management Vol. 15, No. 8 (1998): 781-804. (1998)

"The Effects of Social Capital on the Technological Performance of the Firm: A Longitudinal Analysis." Soh, Pek and Edward B. Roberts, MIT ICRMOT Working Paper 174-98. February 1998. 

"The Patterns of Inter-organizational Networks in the Development of Data Communications Technologies." Soh, Pek and Edward B. Roberts. MIT ICRMOT Working Paper 173-98. February 1998.

"Effects of Organization on Financial Innovation." Lopez, L. and Edward B. Roberts, MIT Sloan School Working Paper 3993. October 1997.

"Modeling the Diffusion of Financial Innovations." Roberts, Edward B. and L. Lopez, MIT Sloan School Working Paper 3994. October 1997.

"Managing Technological Innovation for Global Advantage." Roberts, Edward B. In Roberts. In Generating Technological Innovation, edited by Edward B. Roberts, 17-51. Madrid, Spain: Fundacion COTEC, 1996.

"Globalizing the Emerging High-Technology Company." Roberts, Edward B. and Todd A. Senturia. Industrial Marketing Management Vol. 25, No. 6 (1996): 491-506. (1996)

"Policies and Structures for Spinning Off New Companies from Research and Development Organizations." Roberts, Edward B. and Denis E. Malone. R&D Management Vol. 26, No. 1 (1996): 17-48. (1996)

"Large Company Efforts to Invest Successfully in Small Firms." Roberts, Edward B. and Ian C. Yates. Journal of Private Enterprise Vol. 10, No. 2 (1995): 47-80. (1995)

"Seeking Global Technological Advantage." Roberts, Edward B. IEEE Engineering Management Review Vol. 23, No. 3 (1995): 4-13. (1995)

"Benchmarking the Strategic Management of Technology - II." Roberts, Edward B. Research/Technology Management Vol. 38, No. 2 (1995): 18-26.  (1995)

"Alternative Futures for the Department of Energy National Laboratories." R. Galvin and Edward B. Roberts, et al.  (1995)

"Benchmarking the Strategic Management of Technology - I." Roberts, Edward B. Research/Technology Management Vol. 38, No. 1 (1995): 44-56. (1995)

"Global Benchmarking Study on the Strategic Management of Technology: The Case of Singapore." Roberts, Edward B., P.K. Wong and L. Loh, MIT ICRMOT Working Paper 114-94. September 1994.

​"Strategic Management of Technology: Global Benchmarks." Roberts, Edward B. In Strategic Management of Technology: Global Benchmarking, edited by Roberts Baer, 12-22. Cambridge, MA: MIT Industrial Liaison Program, 1992.

"A Theory of Service Delivery and Its Application to the Drop-out Phenomenon." Levin, Gilbert and Edward B. Roberts. In Analysis of Dynamic Psychological Systems, Volume 2: Methods and Applications, edited by Gilbert Levin and Edward B. Roberts, 263-301. New York, NY: Plenum Press, 1992.

"How to Succeed in Business by Really Trying: Listen to the Customer's Voice." Roberts, Edward B. Benchmark Vol. 9, No. 3 (1992): 16-18. (1992)

"The Success of High-Technology Firms: Early Technological and Marketing Influences." Roberts, Edward B. TIMS/ORSA Interfaces Vol. 22, No. 4 (1992): 3-12.  (1992)

"Strategic Alternatives for Technology-Based Product and Business Development." Roberts, Edward B. In Transforming Organizations, edited by Thomas A. Kochan and Michael Useem, 337-350. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1992.

"High Stakes for High-Tech Entrepreneurs: Understanding Venture Capital Decision-Making." Roberts, Edward B. Sloan Management Review, December 1991. 

"Product Strategy and Corporate Success." Roberts, Edward B. and Marc H. Meyer. IEEE Engineering Management Review Vol. 19, No. 1 (1991): 4-18.  (1991)

"Strategic Transformation and the Success of High-Technology Companies." Roberts, Edward B. In On the Increasing Role of Technology in Corporate Policy, edited by B. Gold, 59-80. Geneva, Switzerland: Inderscience Enterprises, 1991.

"Technological Entrepreneurship: Birth, Growth, and Success." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Sloan Management Review, December 1991. 

"An Environment for Entrepreneurs." Roberts, Edward B. In MIT: Shaping the Future, edited by Kenneth R. Manning, 139-162. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991. 

Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond. Roberts, Edward B. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1991.

"The Technological Base of the New Enterprise." Roberts, Edward B. Research Policy Vol. 20, No. 4 (1991): 283-298.  (1991)

"Strategy for Corporate Alliance in the Biotechnology Industry." Mizouchi, R. and Edward B. Roberts. Business Review, March 1991. 

"Evolving Toward Product and Market-Orientation: The Early Years of Technology-Based Firms." Roberts, Edward B. Journal of Product Innovation Management Vol. 7, No. 4 (1990): 274-287. (1990)

"Resolving 'The Innovation Dilemma:' Corporate Development of New Technology-Based Product Lines and Businesses." Roberts, Edward B. In First International Forum on Technology Management, edited by M. A. Dorgham, 145-169. London, England: Inderscience, 1990.

"Initial Capital for the New Technological Enterprise." Roberts, Edward B. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. 37, No. 2 (1990): 81-94.  (1990)

"Inter-Firm Technological Collaboration: The Case of Japanese Biotechnology." Mizouchi, Ryosuke and Edward B. Roberts. International Journal of Technology Management Vol. 4, No. 1 (1989): 43-61.  (1989)

New Strategies for New Challenges: Corporate Innovation in the United States and Japan. Branscomb, L. and Edward B. Roberts, et al. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1999. (1989)

"The Personality and Motivations of Technological Entrepreneurs." Roberts, Edward B. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management Vol. 6, No. 1 (1989): 5-23.  (1989)

"Managing Technological Innovation in the Medical Devices Industry." Roberts, Edward B. Research Technology Management Vol. 32, No. 4 (1989): 34-41.  (1989)

​"Focusing Product Technology for Corporate Growth." Meyer, Marc H. and Edward B. Roberts. Sloan Management Review, July 1988.

"Technology and Industrial Innovation in Sweden: A Study of Technology-Based Firms Formed Between 1965 and 1980." Utterback, James M., Marc Meyer, Edward B. Roberts and Goren Reitberger. Research Policy Vol. 17, No. 1 (1988): 15-26.  (1988)

"Managing Invention and Innovation." Roberts, Edward B. Research Technology Management Vol. 31, No. 1 (1988): 11-29.  (1988)

"Technological Innovation and Medical Devices." Roberts, Edward B. In New Medical Devices: Invention, Development, and Use, edited by K.B. Ekelman, 35-47. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1988.

Generating Technological Innovation. Roberts, Edward B. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

"Management of Technology: The Hidden Competitive Advantage." Edward B. Roberts, et al.  (1987)

"Managing Technological Innovation: A Search for Generalizations." Roberts, Edward B. In Generating Technological Innovation, edited by Edward B. Roberts, 3-21. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1987.

"FDA Regulation of Product Risk and Its Impact Upon Young Biomedical Firms." Hauptman, Oscar and Edward B. Roberts. Journal of Product Innovation Management Vol. 4, No. 2 (1987): 138-148.  (1987)

"The Financing Threshold Effect on Success and Failure of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Start-Ups." Roberts, Edward B. and Oscar Hauptman. Management Science Vol. 33, No. 3 (1987): 381-394.  (1987)

"Strategic Alliances: Setting the Stage." Roberts, Edward B. In Strategic Alliances: New Competitive Muscle, edited by Walter B. Schaffir, 1-29. New York, NY: Business Week, 1986. 

"New Product Strategy in Small Technology-Based Firms: A Pilot Study." Meyer, Marc H. and Edward B. Roberts. Management Science Vol. 32, No. 7 (1986): 806-821.  (1986)

"The Process of Technology Transfer to the New Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Firm." Roberts, Edward B. and Oscar Hauptman. Research Policy Vol. 15, No. 3 (1986): 107-119.  (1986)

"Health Information Systems." Roberts, Edward B. Medical Care Vol. 23, No. 5 (1985): 672-676.  (1985)

"Strategic Alliances Between Large and Small Firms." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Enterprise Forum Reporter, May 1985.  

"Entering New Businesses: Selecting Strategies for Success." Roberts, Edward B. and C.A. Berry. Sloan Management Review, January 1985. 

"Managing Biomedical Innovation: Linkages Between Large and Small Companies." Edward B. Roberts. In Proceedings of the Proprietary Association Research and Scientific Development Conference, December 1984.

"Improving Research Productivity." Roberts, Edward B. TAPPI Journal Vol. 67, No. 11 (1984): 44-47. (1984)

"Skills, edited by Edward B. Roberts, 13-31. Requirements for the Strategic Management of Technology." Roberts, Edward B. In Taking Technology to the Marketplace Winnipeg, Canada: Canadian Research Management Association, 1984. 

"Lessons from 10 Case Studies in Innovation." Smith, J.J., J.E. McKeon, K.L. Hoy, R.L. Boysen, L. Shechter and Edward B. Roberts. Research Management Vol. 27, No. 5 (1984): 23-27. (1984)

"Business Planning in the Start-Up High-Technology Enterprise." Roberts, Edward B. In Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 1983, edited by J.A. Hornaday, 107-117. Wellesley, MA: Babson College, 1983.

"Comparison of New Technology-Based Firm Formation in Sweden and Massachusetts." Utterback, J.M. and Edward B. Roberts et al. In Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 1983, edited J. A. Hornaday, 519-528. Wellesley, MA: Babson College, 1983.

"R&D in the Context of the Whole Organization." Roberts, Edward B. In Research and Development: Key Issues for Management, 42-46. New York, NY: The Conference Board, 1983.

"Strategic Management of Technology." Edward B. Roberts. In Global Technological Change:Symposium Proceedings, 209-222. Cambridge, MA: June 1983.

"Factors Affecting Research and Development Performance." Roberts, Edward B. In Cooperative Research. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation, 1982, 145-156.

"Technology and Industrial Innovation in Sweden." Martin, A., Edward B. Roberts et al. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 1982, edited by K.H. Vesper. Wellesley, MA: Babson College, 1982.

"The Development of Biomedical Technologies." Roberts, Edward B. In Critical Issues in Medical Technology, edited by B.J. McNeil and E.G. Cravalho, 3-22. Boston: Auburn House, 1982.

"Representing Decision Processes." Roberts, Robert B., et al. In Introduction to Computer Simulation: The System Dynamics Approach, edited by Nancy Roberts, 373-393. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1983. (1982)

"Why Do Occupational Physicians Need to be Better Managers?" Stearns, N. and Edward B. Roberts. Journal of Occupational Medicine Vol. 24, No. 3 (1982): 219-224.  (1982)

"A Systems View of the Smoking Problem." Roberts, Edward B., Jack Homer, Armen Kasabian and Michael Varrell. International Journal of Bio-Medical Computing Vol. 13, No. 1 (1982): 69-86.  (1982)

"A System Dynamics View of Substance Abuse." Hirsch, Gary, Edward B. Roberts and Gilbert Levin. In Substance Abuse in the United States. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1981.

"Federal Research on the Biological and Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation." Edward B. Roberts, et al.  (1981)

Biomedical Innovation. Roberts, Edward B., Robert I. Levy, Stan N. Finkelstein, Jay Moskowitz and Edward J. Sondik. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1981.

"Biomedical Innovation: The Challenge and the Process." Moskowitz, J., Robert B. Edwards et al. In Biomedical Innovation, edited by Edward B. Roberts, Robert I. Levy, Stan N. Finkelstein and Edward J. Sondik, 1-17. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1981.

"Influences on Innovation: Extrapolations to Biomedical Technology." Roberts, Edward B. In Biomedical Innovation, edited by Edward B. Roberts, Robert I. Levy, Stan N. Finkelstein and Edward J. Sondik, 50-74. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1981.

"Licensing: An Effective Alternative?" Roberts, Edward B. Les Nouvelles Vol. 16, No. 3 (1981): 226-230.  (1981)

"Commercial Innovation from University Faculty." Roberts, Edward B., and Donald Peters. Research Policy Vol. 10, No. 2 (1981): 108-126.  (1981)

"Staffing the Innovative Technology-Based Organization." Roberts, Edward B. and Alan R. Fusfeld. Sloan Management Review, April 1981. 

"Critical Functions: Needed Roles in the Innovation Process." Roberts, Edward B. and Alan Fusfeld. In Career Issues in Human Resource Management, edited by R. Katz, 182-207. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc., 1981.

"Venturing for Innovation." Roberts, Edward B. In Opportunities in Innovation, 44-53. New York, NY: Sperry Corporation, 1980, 44-53.

"New Ventures for Corporate Growth." Roberts, Edward B. Harvard Business Review, July 1980. 

"Small Can Be Beautiful: Getting New Ventures Off the Ground." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Sloan Management Review, June 1980. 

"Bibliography on Research and Development System Dynamics." Roberts, Edward B. Newsletter of the TIMS College on Simulation and Gaming, April 1980. 

"Stimulating Technological Innovation: Organizational Approaches." Roberts, Edward B. Research Management Vol. 22, No. 6 (1979): 26-30.  (1979)

"Some Insights into Implementation." Roberts, Edward B. In Roberts, Edward B, Managerial Applications of System Dynamics​, edited by Edward B. Roberts, 155-161. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1978, 155-161.

"Systems Analysis of Workload Fluctuations: A Case Study of the Precision Company." Roberts, Edward B. In Managerial Applications of System Dynamics, edited by Edward B. Roberts, 163-184. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1978. (1978)

"Videotape Series: Designing Medical Organizations: To Matrix or Not., Tape 2." Roberts, Edward B. National Medical Audio-Visual Center, National Library of Medicine, 1978.

Videotape Series: Designing Medical Organizations: Underlying Concepts, Tape 1. Roberts, Edward B. National Medical Audio-Visual Center, National Library of Medicine, 1978.

"Managing New Technical Ventures." Roberts, Edward B. In Technology, Innovation and Corporate Strategy: Seminar Proceedings, 87-133. Cambridge, MA: November 2011.  (1978)

"What Do We Really Know About Managing R&D?" Roberts, Edward B. Research Management Vol. 21, No. 6 (1978): 6-11.  (1978)

"A Correlation of R&D Laboratory Performance with Critical Functions Analysis." Rhoades, Richard G., Edward B. Roberts and Alan R. Fusfeld. R&D Management Vol. 9, No. 1 (1978): 13-17.  (1978)

"A Systems Intervention for Improving Medical School-Hospital Interrelationships." Stearns, N., T.A. Bergan, Edward B. Roberts and L. Cavazos. Journal of Medical Education Vol. 53, No. 6 (1978): 464-472.  (1978)

"Critical Functions: The Key to Managing Teamwork in the Innovation Process." Edward B. Roberts and A. Fusfeld. In Proceedings of the 16th International Electronics Convention. Barton, Australia: May 1978.

"Improving the Role of Technology Forecasting and Planning: How to Put Technology into Corporate Planning." Edward B. Roberts and A. Fusfeld. In Proceedings of the International Electronics Convention. Barton, Australia: May 1978.

"Strategies for Improving Research Utilization." Roberts, Edward B. and A. Frohman. MIT Technology Review, March 1978. 

"A Medical Education Program Strategy for Community Hospitals." Stearns, N., Edward B. Roberts and T. Bergan. The Hospital Medical Staff Vol. 7, No. 1 (1978): 20-25.  (1978)

"Systems Analysis of Apparel Company Problems." Roberts, Edward B. DYNAMICA Vol. 3, No. 3 (1977): 105-131.  (1977)

"Strategies for Effective Implementation of Complex Corporate Models." Roberts, Edward B. TIMS-ORSA Interfaces Vol. 8, No. 1 (1977): 26-33.  (1977)

"Generating Effective Corporate Innovation." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Technology Review, October 1977.

"Technological Change and the Traditional Firm: Implications for Government Policy." M. Sirbu and Edward B. Roberts, et al. (1977)

The Formation of a Technology Oriented Complex: Lessons from North American and European Experience. Sirbu, ​M. A., R. Treitel, W. Yorsz and Edward B. Roberts. Cambridge, MA: MIT Center for Policy Alternatives, 1976.

"Creating More Effective R&D Plans for the Future." Roberts, Edward B. In Business Challenges: An M.I.T. Perspective, 3-37. Cambridge, MA: MIT Industrial Liaison Program 1976.

"Strategic Modelling for Health Care Managers." Roberts, Edward B. and Gary B. Hirsch. Health Care Management Review Vol. 1, No. 1 (1976): 69-77.  (1976)

The Dynamics of Human Service Delivery. Levin, Gilbert and Edward B. Roberts, et al. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing, 1976.

"Videotape Series: Strategic Planning: A Framework for Management Decision-Making, Tape 1. Roberts, Edward B. Atlanta: National Medical Audio-Visual Center, National Library of Medicine, 1976.

Videotape Series: Implementing Strategic Planning, Tape 3. Roberts, Edward B. National Medical Audio-Visual Center, National Library of Medicine, 1976.

Videotape Series: Organizing for Strategic Planning, Tape 2. Roberts, Edward B. National Medical Audio-Visual Center, National Library of Medicine, 1976.

"Systems Intervention: New Help for Hospitals." Stearns, Norman S.; Bergan, Thomas A.; Roberts, Edward B.; Quigley, John L. Health Care Management Review Vol. 1, No. 4 (1976): 9-18.  (1976)

"Nuclear Medicine Research: An Evaluation of the ERDA Program." E. Potchen and Edward B. Roberts, et al. (1976)

"On Modelling." Roberts, Edward B. Technological Forecasting and Social Change Vol. 9, No. 1-2 (1976): 231-238.  (1976)

The Persistent Poppy: A Computer-Aided Search for Heroin Policy. Levin, Gary B., Edward B. Roberts and Gilbert Hirsh. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing, 1975.

"Videotape: Technical Venture Strategies." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Studies, 1975.

"Technology Strategy for the European Firm." Roberts, Edward B. Industrial Marketing Management Vol. 4, No. 4 (1975): 193-198.  (1975)

"Diagnostic Report of the A.I.D. Organizational Change Modelling Project." W. Killingsworth and Edward B. Roberts, et al.  (1974)

"Foreword." Roberts, Edward B. In How to Start Your Own Business, edited by William D. Putt, ix-xiv. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1974. (1974)

"Insights into Innovation." Edward B. Roberts. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh National Conference on the Administration of Research. Denver, CO: December 1974.

"A Simple Model of R&D Project Dynamics." Roberts, Edward B. R&D Management Vol. 5, No. 1 (1974): 1-15.  (1974)

"The Dynamics of R&D Strategy." H. Weil, Edward B. Roberts and T.  Bergan. In Proceedings of the 1973 Summer Simulation Conference. Montreal, Canada: July 1973.

"Influences upon Performance of New Technical Enterprises." Edward B. Roberts. In Technical Entrepreneurship: A Symposium. Milwaukee, WI: December 1972.

"Internal Entrepreneurship: Strategy for Growth." Roberts, Edward B., and Alan L. Frohman. The Business Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 1 (1972): 71-78.  (1972)

"Correlatie Tussen Innovaties en Investeringen in R&D Ontbreekt." Roberts, Edward B. Financieel-Economisch Magazine, August 1972. 

"Narcotics and the Community: A System Simulation." Levin, Gilbert, Gary Hirsch and Edward B. Roberts. American Journal of Public Health Vol. 62, No. 6 (1972): 861-873.  (1972)

"System Simulation in Watershed Planning." Edward B. Roberts. In Proceedings of a Symposium on Lake Cochituate and its Watershed, 31-36. Boston, MA: December 1971.

The Care and Feeding of Entrepreneurs: A Technology Management Seminar. Roberts, Edward B. New York, NY: Technology Communications, Inc., 1971.

"Videotape: Making Entrepreneurs a Corporate Asset." Roberts, Edward B. The Innovation Group, 1971.

"Some Characteristics of Technical Entrepreneurs." Roberts, Edward B., and H. Wainer. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-18, No. 3 (1971): 100-108.  (1971)

"System Simulation of Program-Patient Interaction." Edward B. Roberts and D. Kliger. In Proceedings of the 1971 Summer Simulation Conference. Boston, MA: July 1971.

"Le Controle de l'Advancement des Travaux de Recherche et Developpement." Roberts, Edward B. Synopsis Vol. 3, No. 131 (1971): 19-32.  (1971)

"Implementing New Educational Technology for the Military." Roberts, Edward B. and H. Weil. Naval War College Review Vol. 23, No. 8 (1971): 22-28.  (1971)

"Financing New Technological Enterprise: Report of the Panel on Venture Capital." Edward B. Roberts. (1970)

"How to Succeed in a New Technology Enterprise." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Technology Review, December 1970. 

"Analyse Fonctionelle des Problemes d'une Entreprise de Confections." Roberts, Edward B. Direction et Gestion (1970.)  (1970)

"The Management of Department of Defense Laser Research Contracts." Davis, Jr., William A. and Edward B. Roberts. Journal of Business Vol. 43, No. 1 (1970): 44-55.  (1970)

"Foreword." Roberts, Edward B. In Technical Resource Management: Quantitative Methods, edited by Marvin Cetron, v-vii. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1969.

"Recognizing and Keeping Entrepreneurs." Roberts, Edward B. Innovation No. 7 (1969): 46-53.  (1969)

"Exploratory and Normative Technological Forecasting: A Critical Appraisal." Roberts, Edward B. Technological Forecasting Vol. 1, No. 2 (1969): 113-127.  (1969)

"Unutilized Ideas in University Laboratories." Peters, Donald H., and Edward B. Roberts. Academy of Management Journal Vol. 12, No. 2 (1969): 179-191.  (1969)

"Successful Technical Entrepreneurship." Roberts, Edward B. In New Business: Innovative Technology, Management and Capital, Charles L. Vaughn, 43-52. Boston, MA: Boston College Press, 1969.

Follow-on Contracts in Government-Sponsored Research and Development: Their Predictability and Impact." Dyer, W. and Edward B. Roberts. Industrial Management Review Vol. 9, No. 2 (1968): 41-55.  (1968)

"New Enterprises on Route l28." Roberts, Edward B., and H. Wainer. Science Journal Vol. 4, No. 12 (1968): 78-83.  (1968)

Systems Simulation for Regional Analysis: An Application to River Basin Planning. Hamilton, H., S. E. Goldstone, J. W. Milliman, A. L. Pugh III, Edward B. Roberts and A. Zellner. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1969. (1968)

"A Systems Study of Policy Formulation in a Vertically Integrated Firm." Roberts, Edward B., Dan I. Abrams and Henry B. Weil. Management Science Vol. 14, No. 12 (1968): B674-B694.   (1968)

"Myths of Research Management." Roberts, Edward B. Science & Technology No. 80 (1968): 40-46. (1968)

"Entrepreneurship and Technology: A Basic Study of Innovators." Roberts, Edward B. Research Management Vol. 11, No. 4 (1968): 249-266.  (1968)

"Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Success." Edward B. Roberts and H. Wainer. In Proceedings of the 20th National Conference on the Administration of Research, 81-90. Denver, CO: December 1967. 

"The Problem of Aging Organizations: A Study of R&D Units." Roberts, Edward B. Business Horizons Vol. 10, No. 4 (1967): 51-58.  (1967)

"A Systems Analysis of Multi-Laboratory Management." Edward B. Roberts and S. Pathak. (1967)

"Facts and Folklore in Research and Development Management." Roberts, Edward B. Industrial Management Review Vol. 8, No. 2 (1967): 5-18.  (1967)

"Effects of Incentive Contracts on Research and Development: A Preliminary Research Report." Roberts, Edward B., and J. Sloat. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-13, No. 4 (1966): 181-187.  (1966)

"Questioning the Cost/Effectiveness of the R&D Procurement Process." Roberts, Edward B. In Research Program Effectiveness, edited by M.C. Yovits, 93-113. New York, NY: Gordon & Breach Science Publishers Inc., 1966.

"Systems Concept in Corporate Management Education." Roberts, Edward B. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Training Directors' Conference, 1.1-1.22. Flint, MI: December 1966.

"The Measurement and Improvement of R&D Marketing Effectiveness." Roberts, Edward B. In Changing Boundaries of the Defense Industries, edited by Charles L. Vaughn, 14-20. Boston, MA: Boston College Press, 1966.

"Marketing and Engineering Strategies for Winning R&D Contracts." Roberts, Edward B. In Adaptability for Survival in the Defense Industries, edited by Charles L. Vaughn, 93-113. Boston, MA: Boston College Press, 1965.

"The Dynamics of Research and Development." Edward B. Roberts. In Proceedings of R&D Symposium: Motivation and Support of R&D to Achieve National Goals. Washington, DC: December 1965. 

"Improving R&D Procurement." Roberts, Edward B. The Scanner, September 1965.

"Systems Methodology for Evaluating Industrial Projects in the Context of National Strategies." Roberts, Edward B., MIT Sloan School of Management Working Paper 141-65. September 1965. 

"New Directions in Industrial Dynamics." Roberts, Edward B. Industrial Management Review Vol. 6, No. 1 (1964): 5-14.  (1964)

Strategies for Survival in the Aerospace Industry. Roberts, Edward B. Cambridge, MA: Arthur D. Little Inc., 1964.

The Dynamics of Research and Development. Roberts, Edward B. New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1964.

"How the U.S. Buys Research." Roberts, Edward B. International Science and Technology Vol. 33 (1964): 70-77. (1964)

"Research on the Management of Technology-Based Enterprises." Roberts, Edward B. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Vol. EM-11, No. 3 (1964): 99-102.  (1964)

"Research and Development Policy-Making." Roberts, Edward B. MIT Technology Review, June 1964.

"Industrial Dynamics and the Design of Management Control Systems." Roberts, Edward B. Management Technology Vol. 3, No. 2 (1963): 100-118.  (1963)

​"Engineer Dynamics and Productivity in R and D Projects." Roberts, Edward B., MIT School of Industrial Management Working Paper 37-63. October 1963.

"Model of a Research and Development Organization." Edward B. Roberts. In MIT Industrial Dynamics Research Memorandum D-511. Cambridge, MA: October 1962.

"Toward a New Theory for Research and Development." Roberts, Edward B. Industrial Management Review, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1962): 29-40.  (1962)

"Simulation Techniques for Understanding R&D Management." Edward B. Roberts. In 1959 IRE National Convention Record, Part 10. New York, NY: December 1959. 


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