Sonali K. Shah

University of Washington

Assistant Professor

Box 353200

Seattle, WA 98195-3200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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 (25,341)
Citation 22

Abstract:

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

2.

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

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2006
Sonali K. Shah
University of Washington
Downloads 597 (33,525)
Citation 36

Abstract:

Open source software development, innovation, motivation, volunteers, governance

3.

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 K. Shah and Nikolaus Franke
University of Washington and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 298 (53,861)
Citation 71

Abstract:

users, innovation, communities, diffusion

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
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Citation 4

Abstract:

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

5.

Who are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics, and Firm Characteristics (The Kauffman Firm Survey)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Sonali K. Shah, Sheryl Winston Smith and E. J. Reedy
University of Washington, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Kauffman Foundation
Downloads 230 (89,597)

Abstract:

kfs, kauffman firm survey, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, user entrepreneur, user, firm, firm formation

6.

Open Beyond Software

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Sonali K. Shah
University of Washington
Downloads 184 (103,365)
Citation 9

Abstract:

innovation, users, property rights, entrepreneurship

7.

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 K. Shah and Kevin G. Corley
University of Washington and Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business
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Citation 10

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