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Entrepreneurship inside and outside community: On the promises and problems of deviating
Stockholm School of Economics, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Creation, Box 6501, 113 83 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN.ORCID-id: 0000-0002-4663-9913
KTH, Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM), Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.), Organisation och ledning.ORCID-id: 0000-0002-5479-2563
2004 (Engelska)Konferensbidrag, Publicerat paper (Refereegranskat)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this article is to contribute to a developed understanding of the phenomenon of entrepreneurship as deviating from its local cultural context. This is done through the analysis of an in-depth case study made from a social constructionist perspective. Entrepreneurial individuals and collectives define themselves - and are defined by others - in relation to general expectations on what an entrepreneur is and how he or she should behave, and we therefore claim that the entrepreneurial process is about identifying, challenging and breaking institutionalized patterns, to temporarily de-socialize from society rather than socialize into it.

In this paper, we present an in-depth study of the Hultsfred rock festival in Sweden and how the actors behind the festival has initiated a number of entrepreneurial processes over the years. The study is based on recurrent interviews, participant observation and documentation. In the interviews with the (inter)actors in the Hultsfred organisation, a number of narrative themes on the relation between the entrepreneurial processes and the context emerged. One such theme was the image of rock music and rock culture as rebellious and different as compared to the local culture of sports. Another theme was the massive lack of local understanding for the special characteristics of the music industry, this due to the traditional industrial structure of the region. The relation between the RockCity people and their context has also been characterised by an ongoing debate on the relation between culture and commercial business (cf also Mort et al, 2003), which has also led to severe internal conflicts. It appeared that when met by scepticism on the local arena, RockCity instead focused on networking and collaboration on other arenas; regionally, nationally and internationally. Still, they all share a basic desire to make Hultsfred a better and more prosperous place to live, which represents an aim to contribute and be respected, to be seen as an important and relevant part of community development.

Ort, förlag, år, upplaga, sidor
2004.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-262711OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-262711DiVA, id: diva2:1362240
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3rd ESBRI workshop on Movements of entrepreneurship, June 6-8, 2004, Tällberg, Sweden.
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