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Title: The Emergence of an Organizational Field: The Case of Open Source Software
Authors: Abhoy K Ojha, Ravi Anand Rao
Issue/Year: Apr-2014
Section: Research
Abstract: This paper uses the institutional theory perspective to examine the emergence of the organizational field of open source software as an alternate to the field of propriety software. It highlights the role of institutional entrepreneurs in initiating a wide variety of institutional work to redefine the norms of the field and change boundaries that demarcate the new field from the old one. The findings contribute to the development of institutional theory, enhance the understanding of the software industry, and have implications for other industries dealing with information goods.
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