Birthe Soppe

Associate Professor - Digitization and Entrepreneurship
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Phone +47-22840919
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Visiting address Ole-Johan Dahls hus Gaustadalléen 23 D
Postal address Postboks 1080 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Research Interests

Birthe’s research interests revolve around entrepreneurship, institutional theory, and novel organizational phenomena. She studies the fundamental social, institutional, and organizational underpinnings that shape new industries and the commercialization of products and technologies. She also works on organizational collaborations (co-opetition) as as well as efforts to gain legitimacy for innovations and novel economic activities. Empirically, her research often addresses the interface between business and society and sustainability-oriented settings.

Background

Birthe is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Oslo. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Regensburg, Germany. From 2013 to 2015, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. She has also been a visiting scholar at the Leeds School of Business at Boulder, Colorado. Birthe has research and teaching experience from universities in the US, Germany, and Norway. She has also been the Leader of the Program Council for the Master’s Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Teaching

ENT4400

ENT5100

ENT9800

Tags: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Institutional Theory, Organizations, Sustainability, Green Industries

Publications

  • Good, Matthew; Knockaert, Mirjam; Soppe, Birthe & Wright, Mike (2018). The technology transfer ecosystem in academia. An organizational design perspective. Technovation.  ISSN 0166-4972. . doi: 10.1016/j.technovation.2018.06.009
  • Croidieu, Gregoire; Soppe, Birthe & Powell, Walter W. (2017). CRU, GLUE, and Status: How Wine Labels Helped Ennoble Bordeaux, In Markus Höllerer; Thibault Daudigeos & Dennis Jancsary (ed.),  Volume 54B - Multimodality, Meaning, and Institutions.  Emerald Group Publishing Limited.  ISBN 978-1-78743-332-8.  Chapter Item.  s 37 - 69
  • Patala, Samuli; Korpivaara, Ida; Jalkala, Anne; Kuitunen, Aino & Soppe, Birthe (2017). Legitimacy Under Institutional Change: How incumbents appropriate clean rhetoric for dirty technologies. Organization Studies.  ISSN 0170-8406.  s 1- 25 . doi: 10.1177/0170840617736938
  • Pershina, Raissa & Soppe, Birthe (2017). Let the Games Begin: Institutional Complexity and the Design of New Products, In Markus Höllerer; Thibault Daudigeos & Dennis Jancsary (ed.),  Multimodality, Meaning, and Institutions.  Emerald Group Publishing Limited.  ISBN 978-1-78743-330-4.  Chapter Item.  s 219 - 254
  • Pietraszkiewicz, Agnieszka; Soppe, Birthe & Formanowicz, Magdalena (2017). Go Pro Bono Prosocial Language as a Success Factor in Crowdfunding. Social Psychology.  ISSN 1864-9335.  48(5), s 265- 278 . doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000319
  • Lechner, Christian; Soppe, Birthe & Dowling, Michael (2016). Vertical Coopetition and the Sales Growth of Young and Small Firms. Journal of Small Business Management.  ISSN 0047-2778.  54(1), s 67- 84 . doi: 10.1111/jsbm.12131
  • Patala, Samuli; Jalkala, Anne; Korpivaara, Ida; Kuitunen, Aino & Soppe, Birthe (2016). Legitimacy under institutional change: How incumbents borrow clean rhetoric for dirty technologies. Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings.  ISSN 2151-6561.  1 . doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2016.16615abstract
  • Powell, Walter W. & Soppe, Birthe (2015). Boundaries and New Organization Forms, In James D. Wright (ed.),  International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition.  Elsevier.  ISBN 978-0080970868.  edition article.  s 768 - 772
  • Soppe, Birthe; Lechner, Christian & Dowling, Michael (2014). Vertical coopetition in entrepreneurial firms: Theory and practice. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development.  ISSN 1462-6004.  21(4), s 548- 564 . doi: 10.1108/JSBED-03-2014-0052
  • Doblinger, Claudia & Soppe, Birthe (2013). Change-actors in the US electric energy system: The role of environmental groups in utility adoption and diffusion of wind power. Energy Policy.  ISSN 0301-4215.  61, s 274- 284 . doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.07.028

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  • Good, Matthew; Knockaert, Mirjam & Soppe, Birthe (2017). A typology of the organizational design of technology transfer infrastructures.
  • Pershina, Raissa; Soppe, Birthe & Thune, Taran Mari (2017). Bridging two worlds in creative hybrids: The role of emotions, rhetorical devices, and prototyping in product design.
  • Soppe, Birthe; Pietraszkiewicz, Agnieszka; Pershina, Raissa & Formanowicz, Magdalena (2017). Mobilizing backers? Sustainability framing and success in crowdfunding.
  • Arnold, Nadine & Soppe, Birthe (2016). Materializing morality: The creation of a new concerned market field.
  • Croidieu, Gregoire; Soppe, Birthe & Powell, Walter W. (2016). Multimodality and cultural entrepreneurship: The case of the wine château tradition in Bordeaux.
  • Good, Matthew; Knockaert, Mirjam & Soppe, Birthe (2016). The interconnectedness of the university technology transfer infrastructure: An organizational design perspective.
  • Patala, Samuli; Jalkala, Anne; Korpivaara, Ida; Kuitunen, Aino & Soppe, Birthe (2016). Legitimacy under institutional change: How incumbents borrow clean rhetoric for dirty technologies.
  • Pershina, Raissa & Soppe, Birthe (2016). Let the games begin: Designing organizational artifacts at the intersection of two institutional fields.
  • Good, Matthew; Soppe, Birthe & Knockaert, Mirjam (2015). An Organizational Typology of Technology Transfer: A study of Technology Transfer Ecosystems at Research Universities.
  • Arnold, Nadine & Soppe, Birthe (2014). From movement to market: The institutionalization of moral products.
  • Arnold, Nadine & Soppe, Birthe (2014). Where do social products come from? From social movement to mass market - tracing Fair Trade products in Switzerland.
  • Croidieu, Gregoire; Soppe, Birthe & Powell, Walter W. (2014). How are traditions invented? The case of the Bordeaux wine field.

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Published Sep. 4, 2012 12:44 PM - Last modified May 16, 2018 10:49 AM