Thesis / Dissertation

Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Power: An Ethnographic Study of a Creative Space

Paul Finn, Cynthia Hardy, Robin Canniford

Academy of Management Proceedings | Published : 2018


Entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour in organisations are increasingly being encouraged as a creative response to demanding and competitive work environments. This has led to calls for researchers to widen the conceptual and empirical lens of entrepreneurship research and investigate the conditions in which organisational creativity can flourish. One way to do so is to regard entrepreneurship as a form of organisation-creation, whereby attention shifts from the lone individual with a ‘bright idea’ to organising for creative acts to happen by bringing together a variety of bodies, objects and spaces in different ways. Such creative acts may, in turn, be harnessed via other forms of organisi..

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