Search for dissertations about: "institutional entrepreneurs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional entrepreneurs.

  1. 1. Immigrant entrepreneurs in a changing institutional context : a mixed embeddedness approach

    Author : Aliaksei Kazlou; Martin Klinthäll; Susanne Urban; Karl Wennberg; Monder Ram; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrant entrepreneurs; Mixed embeddedness; Entrepreneurial process; Institutional change; Invandrarföretagare; Mixed embeddedness; Entreprenörsprocess; Institutionell förändring;

    Abstract : Immigrant entrepreneurs are known to be heterogeneous in terms of available resources and entrepreneurial outcomes. However, this heterogeneity, as well as immigrant entrepreneurs’ embeddedness in social networks and the institutional context of high-income welfare states such as Sweden, remains understudied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Plans in New Ventures : An Institutional Perspective

    Author : Tomas Karlsson; Dean A. Shepherd; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
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    Abstract : This thesis is about business plans in new ventures. It takes an institutional perspective with a particular focus on how external actors influence ventures through norms, regulations and way of thinking. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Development of Swedish Business Journalism : Historical Roots of an Organisational Field

    Author : Maria Grafström; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Stefan Jonsson; Royston Greenwood; Kerstin Sahlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; institutional theory; organisational field; field emergence; institutional entrepreneurs; business journalism; business news; newspapers; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Contemporary Swedish business journalism is an established organisational field with shared practice within and across organisations. Using a historical perspective, this dissertation investigates the early formation of this field and the formation of a shared meaning system for business journalism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Amnesty in Translation : Ideas, Interests and Organizational Change

    Author : Klara Tomson; Bengt Jacobsson; Miriam Salzer-Mörling; Kjell-Arne Røvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational change; translation; institutional entrepreneurs; identity; assimilation; colonization; creolization; loose coupling; Amnesty International; human rights; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Swedish Amnesty was founded in 1964 for the purpose of working for the release of prisoners of conscience. Forty years later the organization has expanded its realm of activity to include ideas such as women’s rights, homosexuals’ rights and corporate responsibility for human rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Written news at the crossroads : Entrepreneurial processes of reproduction and novelty in an institutional field in crisis

    Author : Joaquín Cestino; Olof Brunninge; Mart Ots; Roy Suddaby; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bricolage; capital; constraints; decoupling; entrepreneurial processes; field in crisis; institutional arrangements; journalism; newspapers; novelty; reproduction; written news;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores entrepreneurial processes in an institutional field incrisis. It is based on the inductive reinterpretation of four original papers that, combined, study activities of individuals searching for solutions to organizational problems in incumbent and startup newspapers. READ MORE