Organizations as Fonts of Entrepreneurship.

Organizations as Fonts of Entrepreneurship.

By
Jesper B. Sørensen, Magali Fassiotto
Organization Science.
2011, Vol. 22, Pages 1322-1331

Most entrepreneurs emanate from established organizations, yet systematic theorizing about the ways in which organizations shape the entrepreneurial process has only recently begun to emerge. We provide a framework for organizing this emerging literature. We focus on four different metaphors in the literature for how organizations matter in the entrepreneurial process and suggest promising avenues for future research.