Multifunctional organisation models. Framework for new venture discovery and creation – Social Studies of Science

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Release | Multifunctional organisation models. Framework for new venture discovery and creation

Dr. Steffen Roth

Roth S., Valentinov V., Kaivo-oja J., and Dana L.-P. (2018), Multifunctional organisation models. A systems-theoretical framework for new venture discovery and creationJournal of Organizational Change Management, online first [SSCI 1.262, Scopus, CNRS**, CABS**].

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Purpose: Are entrepreneurial opportunities discovered or created? The debate around this question has crucial implications for successful organizational change management in the business world. The present conceptual paper transcends this debate by embedding the concept of the entrepreneurial opportunities within a Luhmannian systems – theoretical framework which accentuates the unique role of organization and change in the age of functional differentiation. The purpose of this paper is to show how the strategic navigation of the borders between function systems such as politics, science, education, religion, art, or, of course, economy leads to the discovery or creation new opportunities for both business and social entrepreneurship.
Design/methodology/approach: The paper combines…

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