Influential social innovation papers in the major management journals

Ashforth, B.E. and Reingen, P.H. (2014) “Functions of dysfunction: managing the dynamics of an organizational duality in a natural food cooperative”, Administrative Science Quarterly, 59: 474-516 (DOI:10.1177/0001839214537811)

Battilana, J. and Dorado, S. (2010) “Building sustainable hybrid organizations: the case of commercial microfinance organizations.” Academy of Management Journal, 53(6): 1419-1440

Besharov, M.L. (2014) “The relational ecology of identification: How organizational identification emerges when individuals hold divergent values.” Academy of Management Journal (DOI:10.5465/amj.2011.0761)

Hwang, H. and Powell, W. (2009) “The rationalization of charity: the influences of professionalism in the nonprofit sector.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 54(2): 268-98

Kistruck, G. and Smith, B. (2013) “Mitigating principal-agent problems in Base-of-the-Pyramid markets: an identity spillover perspective.” Academy of Management Journal, 56: 659-682 (DOI:10.5465/amj.2011.0336)

Mair J., Martí I., and Ventresca M. (2012) “Building inclusive markets in rural Bangladesh: how intermediaries work institutional voids.” Academy of Management Journal, 55(4): 819-850.

Miller, T.I., Grimes, M.G., Mcmullen, J.S. and Vogus, T.I. (2012) “Venturing for others with heart and head: how compassion encourages social entrepreneurship.” Academy of Management Review, 37(4): 616-640

Nicholls, A. (2009) “We do good things don’t we? blended value accounting in social entrepreneurship.” Accounting, Organizations and Society, 34(6-7): 755-769

Pache, A.C. and Santos, F. (2013) “Inside the hybrid organization: selective coupling as a response to competing institutional logics.” Academy of Management Journal, 56(4): 972-1001 (DOI:10.5465/amj.2011.0405)

Tracey, P., Phillips, N. and Jarvis, O. (2011) “Bridging institutional entrepreneurship and the creation of new organizational forms: a multilevel model.” Organization Science, 22(1): 60-80 (DOI: 10.1287/orsc.1090.0522)


Business and Society Journal (SAGE)

International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development

Journal of Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprise Journal

Social Innovations Journal

Stanford Social Innovation Review: magazine

“Creating conscious movements for social impact”

Practitioner: Noa Gafni, Fellow of Social Innovation (1.7 MB)

“Transparency and trust in the charity sector”

Practitioner: Rosie Horton, Charityworks (1.2 MB)

Publications from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (in partnership with the World Economic Forum)

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