Habitual entrepreneurs

Deniz Ucbasaran, Paul Westhead and Mike Wright use a combination of theory and empirical evidence to illustrate why it is so important for researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and investors to distinguish between novice (i.e. first time) entrepreneurs and habitual entrepreneurs. Issues tackled i...

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Main Author: Ucbasaran, Deniz
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Wright, Mike, Westhead, Paul
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2006
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Summary:Deniz Ucbasaran, Paul Westhead and Mike Wright use a combination of theory and empirical evidence to illustrate why it is so important for researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and investors to distinguish between novice (i.e. first time) entrepreneurs and habitual entrepreneurs. Issues tackled include human capital characteristics, information search and opportunity identification behaviours, and the performance of different types of entrepreneurs. The book also highlights the heterogeneity of habitual entrepreneurs by drawing attention to serial and portfolio entrepreneurs
Introduction -- A human capital approach to entrepreneurship -- Data collection and methodology -- Human capital differences by type of entrepreneur -- Information search and opportunity identification, pursuit, and exploitation by type of entrepreneur -- Firm and entrepreneur performance by type of entrepreneur -- Conclusions
Physical Description:x, 231 p ill
ISBN:9781845422493
9781847203144
184542249X