Taking Stock on Institutional Entrepreneurship: What Do We Know? Where Do We Go?

Bernard Leca, Julie Battilana, Eva Boxenbaum

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This paper analyzes the literature that has been published on institutional entrepreneurship since Paul DiMaggio introduced this notion in 1988. Based on a systematic selection and analysis of articles, the paper outlines an emerging consensus on the definition and process of institutional entrepreneurship. It also presents the enabling conditions that have been previously identified and reviews the research methods that have been applied to the study of institutional entrepreneurship. Finally, based on this analysis, this paper highlights future directions for research on this topic. Researchers may use this paper to build targeted and sophisticated research designs that add value to the emerging body of literature on institutional entrepreneurship.Keywords: Institutional Entrepreneur, Institutional Change, Paradox of Embedded Agency
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
Number of pages44
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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