Sonali Shah

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wohlers Hall

1206 South Sixth Street

Champaign, IL 61822

United States

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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 Shah and Mary Tripsas
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Boston College
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user entrepreneurship, user innovation communities, entrepreneurship process, collective creativity, emerging industries

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Motivation, Governance & the Viability of Hybrid Forms in Open Source Software Development

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2006
Sonali Shah
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Open source software development, innovation, motivation, volunteers, governance

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How Communities Support Innovative Activities: An Exploration of Assistance and Sharing Among End-Users

Research Policy, Vol. 32, pp. 157-178, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2006
Sonali Shah and Nikolaus Franke
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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users, innovation, communities, diffusion

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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 Shah and Mary Tripsas
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Boston College
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User entrepreneurship, users, open innovation, user communities, entrepreneurship, innovation, communities, technology commercialization

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Why Do User Communities Matter for Strategy?

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 19-126
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2019
Sonali Shah and Frank Nagle
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Harvard Business School
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Who are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics (The Kauffman Firm Survey)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Villanova School of Business and University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
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kfs, kauffman firm survey, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, user entrepreneur, user, firm, firm formation

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Open Beyond Software

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Sonali Shah
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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innovation, users, property rights, entrepreneurship

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Jewels in the Crown: Exploring the Motivations and Team Building Processes of Employee Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Sonali Shah, Rajshree Agarwal and Raj Echambadi
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Independent
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Athena's Birth: Triggers, Actors, and Actions Preceding Industry Inception

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 May 2017
Rajshree Agarwal, Mahka Moeen and Sonali Shah
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Industry evolution, Industry emergence, Entrepreneurship, Nascent Industries

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A Time and a Place: Non-Profit Engagement in the Creation of Markets and Industry Emergence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Industry Evolution; Developing Economies; Social Entrepreneurship

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Building Industries by Building Knowledge: Uncertainty Reduction through Experimentation, Knowledge Release & Knowledge Acquisition

Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 May 2019
Mahka Moeen, Rajshree Agarwal and Sonali Shah
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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industry emergence, experimentation, nascent industries

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Building Better Theory by Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Divide

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp. 1821-1835, December 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Sonali Shah and Kevin G. Corley
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business
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Pioneering Multi-Sided Digital Platforms: The Effect of Firm Characteristics and Platform Strategies on Pioneer Outcomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Department of Management & Organization and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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industry emergence, platform-based ecosystems, capabilities, alliances