Entrepreneurial Business and Society: Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research (Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Series)

Entrepreneurial Business and Society: Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research (Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Series)

By: Elisabet Ljunggren (editor), Robert Blackburn (editor), Dr Friederike Welter (editor), Bjorn Willy Amo (editor)Hardback

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Entrepreneurial Business and Society analyses contemporary research in the field of entrepreneurship and small business and explores the interplay between the entrepreneur, the entrepreneurial firm and society. The contributors highlight that entrepreneurship may also contribute to social change and that welfare and success could be measured in terms of their effect on society. Topics explored throughout the volume are the promotion of entrepreneurial businesses, entrepreneurial people and entrepreneurial sectors. The book will prove invaluable for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of entrepreneurship and small business. Entrepreneurship and small business researchers as well as policy makers will also find plenty of relevant information in this important resource.

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Edited by Friederike Welter, President and Managing Director, Institut fur Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn and Professor, University of Siegen, Germany, Robert Blackburn, Professor, Kingston University, UK, Elisabet Ljunggren, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Nord University and Bjorn Willy Amo, University of Nordland, Norway


Contents: Foreword Luca Iandoli Some Personal Reflections on RENT David Smallbone PART I: INTRODUCING THE THEME 1. Entrepreneurial Business and Society: Introduction Friederike Welter, Robert Blackburn, Elisabet Ljunggren and Bjorn Willy Amo 2. How does Counterproductive Entrepreneurship Undermine Social Wealth Creation? Shaker A. Zahra, Rakesh K. Pati and Liman Zhao PART II: PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 3. Entrepreneurship Policy as Discourse: Appropriation of Entrepreneurial Agency OErsan OErge 4. The Bearable Lightness of the Administrative Burden: UK Financial Reporting Regulation and Small Company Performance John Kitching, Eva Kasperova and Jill Collis 5. The Effectiveness of Public Venture Capital in Supporting the Investments of European Young High-tech Companies Fabio Bertoni, Annalisa Croce and Massimiliano Guerini 6. A Dynamic Capability View on the Determinants of Superior Performance in University Technology Transfers Offices Mattia Bianchi, Davide Chiaroni, Federico Frattini and Tommaso Minola PART III: ENTREPRENEURIAL PEOPLE, ENTREPRENEURIAL SECTORS 7. Adding Missing Parts to the Intention Puzzle in Entrepreneurship Education: Entrepreneurial Self-efficacy, its Antecedents and their Direct and Mediated Effects Rene Mauer, Philipp Eckerle and Malte Brettel 8. Intrapreneurial Risk-taking in Public Healthcare: Challenging Existing Boundaries Jarna Heinonen, Ulla Hytti and Eeva Vuorinen 9. Critical Resources and Capabilities for Successful Entrepreneurship: The Case of Agriculture Jorunn Grande 10. Grasping the Entrepreneurial Opportunity Process with Diaries Leila Hurmerinta and Eriikka Paavilainen-Mantymaki Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781782546016
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781782546016
  • ISBN10: 1782546014

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