Since 1977, the IC² Institute has developed an extensive record of publications by IC² Institute researchers, Fellows, Visiting Scholars, and UT faculty and students. Their work is transdisciplinary and covers a wide range of interests: new technologies, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, economic development, and more.

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  • Linked but desynched: An OODA analysis of associated entrepreneurship accelerator programs 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Cochran, Robert; Pogue, Gregory P. (Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 2022)
    Accelerators support fledgling ventures with a set curriculum, moving them through a cycle of venture development, culminating in a Demo Day pitch in which the ventures argue for their viability. Yet firms are often involved ...
  • Scaling Change Labs: A Response to “From Mediated Actions To Heterogenous Coalitions: Four Generations Of Activity-theoretical Studies Of Work And Learning” 

    Spinuzzi, Clay (Mind, Culture, and Activity, 2020)
    In “From Mediated Actions To Heterogenous Coalitions: Four Generations of Activity-Theoretical Studies of Work and Learning,” Engeström and Sannino discuss the fourth generation of activity theory as involving ...
  • The Price is Right: An Orders of Worth Analysis of Positions on Housing Prices 

    Grossi, Drake; Alba, Jonathan; Hennessy, Sophia; Spinuzzi, Clay (SIGDOC '21: The 39th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication, 2021-10)
    In this pilot study, we investigate how community leaders in a rural Texas small town argue about economic development. To study this, we examine 33 semistructured interviews collected by undergraduate interns and analyze ...
  • Rethinking Supply Chains as Neighborhoods 

    Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Takasaki, Kara; Kellison, Bruce; Pogue, Gregory P.; Markman, Arthur B. (Journal of Intercultural Management and Ethics, 2020)
    This paper explores the implication of a neighborhood model for interfirm interactions that explicitly tries to create an equality matching relationship among firms in an industry. The aim is to examine what would happen ...
  • Editing the Pitch: Patterns of Editing Strategies of Written Pitches in a Chilean Accelerator Program 

    Cabezas, Paula; Spinuzzi, Clay; Sabaj, Omar; Varas, Germán (IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 2020-11)
    Abstract—Background: After a six-month training program in the Chilean public accelerator Start-Up Chile, entrepreneurs are asked to update a short pitch they wrote in the submission stage to appear in the program’s ...
  • The Invisible Supporters 

    Jakobs, Eva-Maria; Digmayer, Claas (AILA Review, 2020-10-07)
    Text reuse is a widespread practice of text production in business-related contexts. Written communication is part of complex activities such as creating added value, organizing, regulating, and supporting work, building ...
  • Go or No Go: Learning to Persuade in an Early-Stage Student Entrepreneurship Program 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Altounian, David; Pogue, Gregory (2020-06)
    Abstract—Background: Early-stage accelerator programs teach new entrepreneurs how to identify and exploit venture opportunities. In doing so, they implicitly teach these new entrepreneurs how to develop and iterate claims. ...
  • Gender and Sexual Minority College Students: The Risk and Extent of Victimization and Related Health and Educational Outcomes 

    Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Wang, Alexander; McClain, T'Shana; Hoefer, Sharon; Swartout, Kevin; Backes, Bethany; Busch-Armendariz, Noël (SAGE Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2019-11)
    A multisite survey conducted at eight campuses of a southwestern university system provides the data for the present study, total N = 17,039 with 1,869 gender and sexual minority (GSM) students. Sexual violence was measured ...
  • Northwest Arkansas EDGE Final Report 

    Pogue, Gregory; Jarret, James; Kellison, J. Bruce; and Gibson, David (Walton Family Foundation, 2019-11)
    The Economic Development: Generating Entrepreneurs (EDGE) Program, funded by the Walton Family Foundation, was initiated in Northwest Arkansas in Spring 2018. The program, managed by the IC2 Institute at The University of ...
  • A Call to the Engineering Community to Address Human Trafficking 

    Caulkins, Jonathan P.; Kammer-Kerwick, Matt; Konrad, Renata; Maass, Kayse Lee; Martin, Lauren; Sharkey, Thomas (National Academy of Engineering, 2019-09-16)
    Human trafficking (HT) is a horrific and seemingly intractable problem that is typically construed as falling beyond the purview of engineers. This paper argues that engineering systems analysis can produce important ...
  • IC² Institute Catalog of Courses and Academic Activities 1995-96 

    IC² Institute (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995-03)
    Draft catalog of academic courses and programs from the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin for the 1995-1996 academic year. IC² offered an Executive MS degree in Science and Technology Commercialization and ...
  • Post-Earthquake Home Reconstruction in the Surrounding Hills of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, PRP 200 

    Eaton, David J.; Josh, Niraj Prakash (LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2018)
    In April of 2015, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Kathmandu Valley at the center of Nepal. Within the following year, Kathmandu was struck by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks. The initial earthquake ...
  • Articulating Problems and Markets: A Translation Analysis of Entrepreneurs’ Emergent Value Propositions 

    Spinuzzi, Clay; Altounian, David; Pogue, Gregory P.; Zhu, Lily; Cochran, Robert (SAGEWritten Communication, 2018-07-18)
    In this qualitative study, the authors apply Callon’s sociology of translation to examine how new technology entrepreneurs enact material arguments that involve the first two moments of translation—problematization (defining ...
  • Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 

    Smilor, Raymond W.; Gibson, David V.; Kozmetsky, George (Journal of Business Venturing, 1989-01)
    New institutional alliances, driven by the rapid increase in and diversity of new technologies, are altering the strategy and tactics of economic development. As a result, communities across the world are seeking to create ...
  • Commercializing Technology Resources for Competitive Advantage 

    Konecci, Eugene B.; Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W.; Gill, Michael D. Jr (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-09)
    Monograph on various aspects of technology commercialization, including sections on technology commercialization and regional economic development; commercializing research and development from U.S. federal laboratories; ...
  • Building Indigenous Companies: Private/Public Infrastructures for Economic Growth and Diversification 

    Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-05)
    This monograph brings together selected articles and IC2 Institute research on the topic of regional economic development through the growth of locally founded (or "indigenous") companies, in contrast to development relying ...
  • IC² Institute Update, Spring/Summer 2017 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017-07)
    Spring/summer 2017 issue of the IC² Institute newsletter. Topics in this issue include: Austin Technology Incubator works with Austin Community College to establish ACC Bioscience Incubator; ATI hosts first Solar Data ...
  • Strategic Plan for Software Preeminence (Summary) 

    Austin Software Council (Austin Software CouncilIC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-12)
  • The Changing Dimensions of Japanese Security Issues 

    Piper, W. Stephen (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
    Presentation on post-Cold War security issues and international relations in Japan. Delivered to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) at The University of Texas at Austin on August 11, 1999.
  • E-Commerce Japanese Style 

    Katoh, Masanobu (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-09)
    Presentation to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) on electronic commerce in Japan, how it is different from e-commerce in the US, and the challenges that foreign companies face entering the ...

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