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Author Drori, Israel.

Title Vision and change in institutional entrepreneurship the transformation from science to commercialization / Israel Drori and Dana Landau
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (167 p.)
Contents VISION AND CHANGE IN INSTITUTIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; Chapter 2 -- Methodology; Chapter 3 -- Conceptual Framework; Chapter 4 -- Gamma: The Evolution of a Governmental R&D Organization; Chapter 5 -- Survival: The Pressure for Change; Chapter 6 -- Change in Style, Change in Form: Regenerating the Organizational Structure; Chapter 7 -- Sensemaking for Change: Striving for Coherent Sensemaking Accounts; Chapter 8 -- The Construction of Legitimacy for Change; Chapter 9 -- The Envisioning Process: Building an Entrepreneurial Vision
Chapter 10 -- The Task of Constructing Change: The Mechanism of Vision CreationChapter 11 -- Conclusions: Vision and Change in Gamma; Notes; References; Index
Summary Sheltered for a long time within the public sector environment with high job security and professional research autonomy, defense R&D organizations faced unprecedented challenges when government support was being withdrawn and closure threatening. They needed to be led by a suitable vision in order to implement comprehensive changes to their operations and remain viable. This study explores this constitution of vision as a mechanism of intentional change, a strategic tool to reach the desired future for the organization. Going beyond the current literature, the authors ask to what extent, and
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Corporate culture -- Israel -- Case studies
Defense industries -- Israel -- Management -- Case studies
Organizational behavior -- Israel -- Case studies
Organizational change -- Israel -- Case studies
Research, Industrial -- Israel -- Laboratories -- Case studies
Corporate culture.
Defense industries -- Management.
Organizational behavior.
Organizational change.
Research, Industrial -- Laboratories.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Landau, Dana.
LC no. 2010029679
ISBN 1845459849