Mary Tripsas

Boston College

Associate Professor

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

Assistant Professor

Cambridge, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The Accidental Entrepreneur: The Emergent and Collective Process of User Entrepreneurship

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 1, pp. 123-140, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 04-054
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Sonali K. Shah and Mary Tripsas
University of Washington and Boston College
Downloads 675 (27,128)
Citation 22

Abstract:

user entrepreneurship, user innovation communities, entrepreneurship process, collective creativity, emerging industries

2.

Technology, Identity, and Inertia through the Lens of 'The Digital Photography Company'

Organization Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 09-042
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Mary Tripsas
Boston College
Downloads 495 (44,946)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Technological innovation, organizational identity, organizational inertia, managerial cognition, category creation, industry emergence

3.

Thinking About Technology: Applying a Cognitive Lens to Technical Change

HBS Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 04-039, Research Policy, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 04-039
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Sarah Kaplan and Mary Tripsas
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston College
Downloads 340 (65,647)
Citation 16

Abstract:

technological frames, cognition, technical change, technology life cycle, technology trajectories

4.

When Do User Innovators Start Firms? A Theory of User Entrepreneurship

REVOLUTIONIZING INNOVATION: USERS, COMMUNITIES, AND OPEN INNOVATION, MIT Press, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-078
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Sonali K. Shah and Mary Tripsas
University of Washington and Boston College
Downloads 265 (73,611)
Citation 4

Abstract:

User entrepreneurship, users, open innovation, user communities, entrepreneurship, innovation, communities, technology commercialization

5.

Product to Platform Transitions: Organizational Identity Implications

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 14-045
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Elizabeth J. Altman and Mary Tripsas
University of Massachusetts Lowell and Boston College
Downloads 175 (79,955)

Abstract:

Organizational Change, Organizational Identity, Multi-sided Platforms, Ecosystems, Complementors, Managing Innovation

The Influence of Prior Industry Affiliation on Framing in Nascent Industries: The Evolution of Digital Cameras

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Mary J. Benner and Mary Tripsas
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston College
Downloads 107 (216,974)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Technological Change, Innovation, Industry Evolution, Dominant Designs, Managerial Beliefs, Digital Photography

The Influence of Prior Industry Affiliation on Framing in Nascent Industries: The Evolution of Digital Cameras

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Jan 2011
Mary J. Benner and Mary Tripsas
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Boston College

Abstract:

Technological Change, Innovation, Industry Evolution, Dominant Designs, Managerial Beliefs, Digital Photography

7.

Organizational Identity and Innovation

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Identity, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Callen Anthony and Mary Tripsas
Boston College and Boston College
Downloads 0 (96,099)

Abstract:

organizational identity, innovation, technological change, management of innovation

8.

'Who are You?...I Really Wanna Know': Product Meaning and Competitive Positioning in the Nascent Synthesizer Industry

Strategy Science, (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 May 2016
Callen Anthony, Andrew J. Nelson and Mary Tripsas
Boston College, University of Oregon and Boston College
Downloads 0 (336,612)

Abstract:

competitive positioning, nascent industry, industry emergence, product meaning, categories, synthesizer

9.

eReading: Amazon's Kindle

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 709-486
Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Bharat N. Anand, Peter W. Olson and Mary Tripsas
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College

Abstract:

10.

Driving Profitable Growth at US Auto Parts

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-032
Posted: 04 Feb 2012
Mary Tripsas, Amit Bhatia and Anita McGahan
Boston College, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Abstract:

11.

Toto: The Bottom Line

Harvard Business School Case No. 809-064, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit Research Paper
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Mary Tripsas, Masako Egawa and Jun Fukuyoshi
Boston College, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Business School

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12.

Montague Corporation: Unfolding the Future in Cycling

HBS Case No. 808-087, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit Research Paper
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Mary Tripsas
Boston College

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13.

Linear Air: Creating the Air Taxi Industry

HBS Case No. 808-107, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit Research Paper
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2010
Mary Tripsas, Davin Chow, Adam Prewett and Kevin Yttre
Boston College, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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14.

Discouraging Opportunistic Behavior in Collaborative R&D: A New Role for Government

Research Policy, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 367-389, May 1995
Posted: 17 May 2005
Boston College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Bologna - Department of Management

Abstract:

Consortia, R&D, Government, Italy, Transaction Costs