Designing Organizations that Design Environments: Lessons from Entrepreneurial Expertise

@article{Sarasvathy2008DesigningOT,
  title={Designing Organizations that Design Environments: Lessons from Entrepreneurial Expertise},
  author={Saras D. Sarasvathy and Nicholas Dew and Stuart A Read and Robert Wiltbank},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={331 - 350}
}
Human artifacts lie on the interface between their inner environments and their outer environments. Organizations, therefore, are apt subjects to be studied through a science of the artificial. Furthermore, organizational design happens at two interfaces: first, at the interface between organizational founder(s) and the firms they design, and second, between the firms and the environments in which they operate. We use recent developments in the study of entrepreneurial expertise to show why an… 

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