Sonali K. Shah
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Articles in Journals
Agarwal-Tronetti, R., Shah, S. 2014. Knowledge Sources of Entrepreneurship: Firm Formation by Academics, Users & Employees. Research Policy, 43: 1109-1133
Shah, S., Cox, E. 2014. Parting the Ivory Curtain: Understanding How Universities Support a Diverse Set of Startups. Journal of Technology Transfer
Shah, S. 2013. Backgrounds of Entrepreneurs: Human Capital. Kauffman Foundation State of the Field Website (stateofthefield.org)
Shah, S., Smith, S. 2013. Do Innovative Users Generate More Useful Insights? An Analysis of CVC Investment in the Medical Device Industry. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal
Reedy, E., Shah, S., Smith, S. 2012. Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics & Firm Characteristics. Kauffman Foundation Report
Shah, S. 2012. User & Community-Based Innovation: Findings & New Research Directions. White Paper for the New America Foundation
Shah, S. 2012. Can't Find a Product or Service? Start a Company. Huffington Post
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2009. Individual & Opportunity Factors Influencing Job Creation in New Firms. Academy of Management Journal, 52: 1125-1147
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2009. Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning & the Survival of New Firms. Organization Science, 20: 516-537
Shah, S., Tripsas, M. 2007. The Accidental Entrepreneur: The Emergent & Collective Process of User Entrepreneurship. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 1: 123-140
Corley, K., Shah, S. 2006. Building Better Theory by Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Divide. Journal of Management Studies, 43: 1821-1835
Shah, S. 2006. Motivation, Governance & the Viability of Hybrid Forms in Open Source Software Development. Management Science, 52: 1000-1014
Franke, N., Shah, S. 2003. How Communities Support Innovative Activities: An Exploration of Assistance and Sharing among End-Users. Research Policy, 32: 157-178
Sommers, F., Shah, S. 2003. Effort on the Edge, Part 2: A Fact-Based Analysis of the JCP's Effectiveness. JavaWorld
Shah, S. 2002. Article Summary: Open Source Software as Lead User's Make or Buy Decision: A Study of Open and Closed Source Quality. Technology Innovation & Intellectual Property Newsletter
Shah, S., Sommers, F. 2002. Effort on the Edge, Part 1: Does the JCP Adequately Balance Innovation with Maintenance of Java's Standards? JavaWorld
Chapters in Books
Shah, S., Gorbatai, A. Forthcoming. Structural Sampling: A Technique for Illuminating Social Systems. In Kimberly D. Elsbach and Roderick M. Kramer (Ed.), Handbook of Innovative Qualitative Research Methods: Pathways to Cool Ideas and Interesting Papers. New York: Taylor and Francis.
Shah, S., Tripsas, M. Forthcoming. When Do User Innovators Start Firms? A Theory of User Entrepreneurship. In Revolutionizing Innovation: Users, Communities and Open Innovation. MIT Press.
Mody, C., Shah, S. 2014. Creating a Context for Entrepreneurship: Examining How Users Technological & Organizational Innovations Set the Stage for Entrepreneurial Activity. In Brett Frischmann, Michael Madison and Katherine Strandburg (Ed.), Cultural Commons, 313-340. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Shah, S. 2005. Open Beyond Software. In C. Dibona, D. Cooper & M. Stone (Ed.), Open Sources 2, 339-360. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media.
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2008. John Dencker, Marc Gruber & Sonali K. Shah. Individual, Organizational & Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2008. Individual, Organizational & Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2007. Knowledge Acquisition Activities, Prior Knowledge and Experience & the Survival of New Firms, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
Dencker, J., Gruber, M., Shah, S. 2006. Knowledge Related Success Factors on the Path from Unemployment to Entrepreneurship, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
Shah, S. 2006. From Innovation to Firm Formation: Contributions by Sports Enthusiasts to the Windsurfing, Snowboarding & Skateboarding Industries, Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Sports Engineering Association
Shah, S. 2004. Understanding the Nature of Participation and Coordination in Open and Gated Source Software Development Communities, Academy of Management Proceedings, B1-6. Pace University - New York: Academy of Management.
Shah, S. 2003. Innovation & Product Development within User Communities: Findings from Open Source Software And Consumer Sporting Goods