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Perceived success of hybrid micro-organisations in a contested category
Marta Bicho (Bicho, M.); Ralitza Nikolaeva (Nikolaeva, R.); Fernando Ferreira (Ferreira, F.); Carmen Lages (Lages, C.);
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Journal of Small Business Management
Estados Unidos da América
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The organisational literature privileges objective performance indicators often selected by researchers. There is scarce research on legitimacy challenged hybrid and micro-organisations and on perceived success under exigent conditions. To fill in this gap, the study, conducted among complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) micro-organisations, explores success as a subjective measure originating from managers’ perceptions. For the purpose, it integrates Cognitive Mapping and Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) – a methodological contribution to construct a subjective success framework that can be helpful for contested hybrid micro-organisations. Seven factors emerged, of which human capital is recognised as critical while external factors are considered unimportant.
This work was funded by National Funds through FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia under the projects: SFRH/BD/75698/2011, UID/GES/00315/2013, UID/GES/00315/2019, UID/ECO/00124/2013 and by POR Lisboa under the project LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-007722.
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