Loyola University, New Orleans
Felipe G. Massa, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Management and Kloor Professor of Entreprneurship at the College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans. He received his doctorate from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. His research investigates the formation of innovative entities in diverse settings, including online communities and cultural industries. He is currently examining how networked activists escalate their activities without relying on formal organizations and the guidance of formal leaders. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, among other leading publications.
Extant research shows that even with limited resources, activists can surprise more powerful targets by continuously introducing tactical innovations. Yet, the on-going creation of novel tactics can give rise to organizing challenges that complicate collective efforts in underappreciated ways. This is particularly true for networked activists who cooperate through digital social networks to achieve shared […]