Entrepreneurial processes in a changing economy frontiers in European entrepreneurship research

The contributors take a closer look at what constitutes entrepreneurial processes; how entrepreneurs develop their businesses and access critical resources in times of crisis; and which roles knowledge and innovation play in continuous venture development. The chapters included in this volume give a...

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Main Author: Van Gils, Anita
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Smallbone, David, Welter, Friederike
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2012
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The contributors take a closer look at what constitutes entrepreneurial processes; how entrepreneurs develop their businesses and access critical resources in times of crisis; and which roles knowledge and innovation play in continuous venture development. The chapters included in this volume give a flavour of the themes and approaches featuring in contemporary entrepreneurship and small business research in Europe
1. Introduction / Friederike Welter, David Smallbone and Anita Van Gils -- 2. Entrepreneurial mobility, resource orchestration and context / Mike Wright -- 3. Cohesion, liveability and firm success in Dutch neighbourhoods / Bart Sleutjes, Frank Van Oort and Veronique Schutjens -- 4. The role of the entrepreneur in determining growth : a longitudinal analysis of a new venture / Colm O'Gorman -- 5. New moderating factors for the pioneer's success / Pedro M. García-Villaverde, María J. Ruiz-Ortega and Gloria Parra-Requena -- 6. The use of financial bootstrapping in small and medium-sized ventures and the impact on venture growth / Eddy Laveren, David Helleboogh and Nadine Lybaert -- 7. Knowledge acquisition through strategic networks : the case of franchising / Maryse Brand, Evelien Croonen and Roger Leenders -- 8. Openness and innovativeness within science-based entrepreneurial firms / Einar Rasmussen and Tommy Høyvarde Clausen -- 9. Promoting corporate entrepreneurship within a large company : an in-depth case study / Olga Belousova and Benoit Gailly -- 10. The state of the art of knowledge research in entrepreneurship : a ten-year literature review / Alejandro Campos and Esther Hormiga
Physical Description:x, 214 p ill
ISBN:9781781004722
9781781004739