Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 13)

Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 13)

By: Mike Wright (editor), Iris Vanaelst (editor)Hardback

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There is a growing interest in the diversity and complexity of entrepreneurial teams because of their potential to shape new business growth. In particular, curiosity is focused on how entrepreneurial teams should be formed in order to allow new businesses to be created and therefore ensure their growth. This timely collection identifies leading contributions in this developing area and reflects a growing body of research. The editors have written an authoritative introduction exploring the origins and development of research in this field.

About Author

Edited by Mike Wright, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, Centre for Management Buyout Research, Imperial College Business School, London, UK and Visiting Professor, University of Ghent, Belgium and ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Iris Vanaelst, University of Antwerp, Belgium


Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Mike Wright and Iris Vanaelst PART I TEAM FORMATION AND COMPOSITION 1. Judith B. Kamm and Aaron J. Nurick (1993), `The Stages of Team Venture Formation: A Decision-Making Model' 2. Christine M. Beckman (2006), `The Influence of Founding Team Company Affiliations on Firm Behavior' 3. Martin Ruef, Howard E. Aldrich and Nancy M. Carter (2003), `The Structure of Founding Teams: Homophily, Strong Ties, and Isolation Among U.S. Entrepreneurs' 4. Nikolaus Franke, Marc Gruber, Dietmar Harhoff and Joachim Henkel (2008), `Venture Capitalists' Evaluations of Start-Up Teams: Trade-Offs, Knock-Out Criteria, and the Impact of VC Experience' 5. Iris Vanaelst, Bart Clarysse, Mike Wright, Andy Lockett, Nathalie Moray and Rosette S'Jegers (2006), `Entrepreneurial Team Development in Academic Spinouts: An Examination of Team Heterogeneity' PART II SOCIAL INTERACTION AND INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES WITHIN TEAMS 6. Sanjib Chowdhury (2005), `Demographic Diversity for Building an Effective Entrepreneurial Team: Is It Important' 7. Deborah H. Francis and William R. Sandberg (2000), `Friendship Within Entrepreneurial Teams and its Association with Team and Venture Performance' 8. Michael D. Ensley, Allison W. Pearson and Allen C. Amason (2002), `Understanding the Dynamics of New Venture Top Management Teams: Cohesion, Conflict, and New Venture Performance' 9. Thomas Lechler (2001), `Social Interaction: A Determinant of Entrepreneurial Team Venture Success' 10. G. Page West III (2007), `Collective Cognition: When Entrepreneurial Teams, Not Individuals, Make Decisions' PART III TEAM TURNOVER 11. Aegean Leung, Jing Zhang, Poh Kam Wong and Maw Der Foo (2006), `The Use of Networks in Human Resource Acquisition for Entrepreneurial Firms: Multiple "fit" Considerations' 12. Warren Boeker and Rushi Karichalil (2002), `Entrepreneurial Transitions: Factors Influencing Founder Departure' 13. Deniz Ucbasaran, Andy Lockett, Mike Wright and Paul Westhead (2003), `Entrepreneurial Founder Teams: Factors Associated with Member Entry and Exit' 14. Warren Boeker and Robert Wiltbank (2005), `New Venture Evolution and Managerial Capabilities' PART IV OUTCOME 15. Juan B. Roure and Modesto A. Maidique (1986), `Linking Pre Funding Factors and High-Technology Venture Success: An Exploratory Study' 16. Kathleen M. Eisenhardt and Claudia Bird Schoonhoven (1990), `Organizational Growth: Linking Founding Team, Strategy, Environment, and Growth Among U.S. Semiconductor Ventures' 17. Frederic Delmar and Scott Shane (2006), `Does Experience Matter? The Effect of Founding Team Experience on the Survival and Sales of Newly-Founded Ventures' 18. Christine M. Beckman and M. Diane Burton (2008), `Founding the Future: Path Dependence in the Evolution of Top Management Teams from Founding to IPO' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781848444805
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781848444805
  • ISBN10: 184844480X

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