Leadership; social innovation and social enterprise; hybrid organizations; organizational design and culture
Current Research Interest
How organizations sustain competing social and business demands; the emergence of commercial, market-based approaches in the nonprofit sector; how collaborative communities formalize without subverting their founding values
Battilana, Julie, Marya L. Besharov, and Bjoern Mitzinneck. "On Hybrids and Hybrid Organizing: A Review and Roadmap for Future Research." In The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, edited by Royston Greenwood, Christin Oliver, Thomas B. Lawrence, and Renate E. Meyer. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2017.
Besharov, Marya. “The Relational Ecology of Identification: How Organizational Identification Emerges When Individuals Hold Divergent Values.” Academy of Management Journal 57, no. 5 (2014): 1485-1512.
Cornell Research Website Article
Dual Missions and Competing Demands