Leadership; social innovation and social enterprise; hybrid organizations; organizational design and culture
Current Research Interest
Institutional leadership; integrating moral values and business; unpacking the micro-foundations of performance measurement in social purpose organizations; staying local while scaling up; alternative growth models for food hubs
Smith, Wendy K., and Marya L. Besharov. “Bowing before Dual Gods: How Structured Flexibility Sustains Organizational Hybridity.” Administrative Science Quarterly (2017).
Besharov, Marya L., and Wendy K. Smith. “Multiple Institutional Logics in Organizations: Explaining their Varied Nature and Implications.” Academy of Management Review 39, no. 3 (2014): 364-381.
Cornell Research Website Article
Dual Missions and Competing Demands