Deconstructing the Outsider Puzzle: The Legitimation Journey of Novelty
Organization Science, Volume 28, Issue 6, 2017.
The proposition that outsiders often are crucial carriers of novelty into an established institutional field has received wide empirical support. But an equally compelling proposition points to the following puzzle: the very same conditions that enhance outsiders’ ability to make novel contributions also hinder their ability to carry them...More
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