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The innovation journey
FOREWORD BY WILLIAM E. COYNE PREFACE 1. Introduction and Overview PART I THE PROCESS MODEL 2. Mapping the Innovation Journey 3. Learning the Innovation Journey 4. Leading the Innovation Journey 5.Expand
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INSTITUTIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE SPONSORSHIP OF COMMON TECHNOLOGICAL STANDARDS: THE CASE OF SUN MICROSYSTEMS AND JAVA *
The institutional entrepreneurship implicit in a firm's sponsorship of its technology as a common standard is beset by several challenges. These challenges arise from a standard's property to enabl...
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Bricolage versus breakthrough: distributed and embedded agency in technology entrepreneurship
Abstract We develop a perspective on technology entrepreneurship as involving agency that is distributed across different kinds of actors. Each actor becomes involved with a technology, and, in theExpand
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Institutional Entrepreneurship as Embedded Agency: An Introduction to the Special Issue
We are delighted to introduce this special issue of Organization Studies ,t he purpose of which is to develop a deeper understanding of the concept of institutional entrepreneurship and to offer newExpand
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Path Creation as a Process of Mindful Deviation
Entrepreneurs are embedded in structures from which they attempt to depart. It is to explicate this notion of agency that the authors offer path creation as a concept that lies in contrast to pathExpand
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Technological and Organizational Designs for Realizing Economies of Substitution
Today's industrial landscape is characterized by rapid change and systemic technologies. Rapid change results in ever shorter product life cycles that demand continual innovation from firms. TheExpand
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TRANSFORMATIVE CAPACITY: CONTINUAL STRUCTURING BY INTERTEMPORAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
The ability to maintain internally developed technology over time is important for corporate vitality. We label this ability transformative capacity and suggest that it depends on how well a firmExpand
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Path Dependence or Path Creation?
We discuss the assumptions that underlie path dependence, as defined by Vergne and Durand, and then provide the outlines of an alternative perspective which we label as path creation. Path creationExpand
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Vicious and Virtuous Circles in the Management of Knowledge: The Case of Infosys Technologies
We adopt a systems perspective to explore the challenges that organizations face in harnessing knowledge. Such a perspective draws attention to mutually causal processes that have the potential toExpand
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Communication Patterns as Determinants of Organizational Identification in a Virtual Organization
Recent advances in information technologies provide employees the freedom to work from any place and at any time. Such temporal and spatial dispersion, however, threatens the very meaning of firms.Expand
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