top of page

Institutions and Entrepreneurship

Ge, Jianhua, Joanna Li, Eric Yanfei Zhao, and Fan Yang (2022) "Rags to riches? Entrepreneurs' social classes, resourceful time allocation, and venture performance." Journal of Business Venturing, 37(5): 106248. [PDF]

Zhao, Eric Yanfei, and Ling Yang (2021) "Women hold up half the sky? Informal institutions, entrepreneurial decisions, and gender gap in venture performance." Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 45(6): 1431-1462. [PDF]

Grimes, Matthew, Trent Williams, and Eric Yanfei Zhao (2020) "Beyond hybridity: Accounting for the values complexity of all organizations in the study of mission and mission drift." Academy of Management Review, 45(1): 234-239. [PDF]

Grimes, Matthew, Trent Williams, and Eric Yanfei Zhao (2019) "Anchors aweigh: The sources, variety, and challenges of mission drift." Academy of Management Review, 44(4): 819-845. [PDF]

Shepherd, Dean, Trent Williams, and Eric Yanfei Zhao (2019) "A framework for exploring the degree of hybridity in entrepreneurship." Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(4): 491-512. [PDF]

Zhao, Eric Yanfei, and Yong Li (2019) "Institutions and entrepreneurship: Broadening and contextualizing institutional theory in entrepreneurship research." Quarterly Journal of Management(管理学季刊), 4(2): 15-25. [PDF-Chinese version] [PDF-English version—A leading Chinese management journal.

Wry, Tyler, and Eric Yanfei Zhao* (2018) "Taking tradeoffs seriously: Examining the contextually contingent relationship between social outreach intensity and financial sustainability in global microfinance." Organization Science, 29(3): 507-528. [PDF]

Zhao, Eric Yanfei, and Michael Lounsbury (2016) "An institutional logics approach to social entrepreneurship: Market logic, religious diversity, and resource acquistion by microfinance organizations." Journal of Business Venturing, 31(6): 643-662. [PDF]

Zhao, Eric Yanfei, and Tyler Wry (2016) "Not all inequality is equal: Deconstructing the societal logic of patriarchy to understand microfinance lending to women." Academy of Management Journal, 59(6): 1994-2020. [PDF]

Cobb, Adam, Tyler Wry, and Eric Yanfei Zhao* (2016) "Funding financial inclusion: Institutional logics and the contextual contingency of funding for microfinance organizations." Academy of Management Journal, 59(6): 2103-2131. [PDF]

bottom of page