Michela Betta

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This paper contributes to a recent movement to reframe entrepreneurship theory into a more critical and reflexive mode. It builds on the processual notion of entrepreneuring-asemancipation to theorise a balanced conception of agency and constraint rooted in the notion of power rituals. We develop a micro-sociological analysis of power rituals that conceives(More)
Increasingly the rapid developments by scientists working in the new business sector of biotechnology are being thrust into mainstream news reports. The incredible pace of the creation of neo-knowledge recently leads us to believe there has not been enough time between events for the healthcare sector, the general public, the legislators or the ethicists to(More)
The case study approach adopted here allows a faithful reconstruction of the events leading to the destruction of a piece of modern corporate culture. It appears that the collapses of ENRON and HIH were caused by an inability to run the businesses according to common sense rules. That inability merged with a disability to think and act ethically causing a(More)
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