New Firm Startups (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 7)

New Firm Startups (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 7)

By: Per Davidsson (editor)Hardback

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This collection of authoritative papers presents a broad, state-of-the-art overview of new firm startups, drawing on the most recent research in economics, sociology and psychology. In addition to conceptual papers, it includes the qualitative and quantitative empirical research, which addresses both the antecedents and outcomes of new firm startups on different levels of analysis and provides insights into the process of new firm creation. This scholarly collection will be of interest to students and researchers, as well as policymakers, consultants and other practitioners in need of an in-depth understanding of new firm formation.

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Edited by Per Davidsson, Director, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research and Professor of Entrepreneurship, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and Joenkoeping International Business School, Sweden


Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Per Davidsson PART I OVERVIEW 1. Deniz Ucbasaran, Paul Westhead and Mike Wright (2001), `The Focus of Entrepreneurial Research: Contextual and Process Issues' 2. Marijke van der Veen and Ingrid Wakkee (2004), `Understanding the Entrepreneurial Process' PART II ENVIRONMENT 3. William J. Baumol (1990), `Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive and Destructive' 4. Paul D. Reynolds, David J. Storey and Paul Westhead (1994), `Cross-national Comparisons of the Variation in New Firm Formation Rates' 5. Thomas J. Dean and G. Dale Meyer (1996), `Industry Environments and New Venture Formations in U.S. Manufacturing: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis of Demand Determinants' 6. Murray B. Low and Eric Abrahamson (1997), `Movements, Bandwagons, and Clones: Industry Evolution and the Entrepreneurial Process,' PART III INDIVIDUAL 7. Stanley Cromie (2000), `Assessing Entrepreneurial Inclinations: Some Approaches and Empirical Evidence' 8. Daniel P. Forbes (1999), `Cognitive Approaches to New Venture Creation' 9. Scott Shane (2000), `Prior Knowledge and the Discovery of Entrepreneurial Opportunities' 10. John Stanworth, Celia Stanworth, Bill Granger and Stephanie Blythe (1989), `Who Becomes an Entrepreneur' 11. Martin Ruef (2002), `Strong Ties, Weak Ties and Islands: Structural and Cultural Predictors of Organizational Innovation' PART IV VENTURE 12. Jerome Katz and William B. Gartner (1988), `Properties of Emerging Organizations' 13. Raphael Amit and Christoph Zott (2001), `Value Creation in E-Business' 14. Nancy M. Carter, Timothy M. Stearns, Paul D. Reynolds and Brenda A. Miller (1994), `New Venture Strategies: Theory Development with an Empirical Base' 15. Rodolphe Durand and Regis Coeurderoy (2001), `Age, Order of Entry, Strategic Orientation, and Organizational Performance' PART V PROCESS 16. Mahesh P. Bhave (1994), `A Process Model of Entrepreneurial Venture Creation', Journal of Business Venturing, 9, 223-42 [20] 17. Saras D. Sarasvathy (2001), `Causation and Effectuation: Toward a Theoretical Shift from Economic Inevitability to Entrepreneurial Contingency' 18. Nancy M. Carter, William B. Gartner and Paul D. Reynolds (1996), `Exploring Start-up Event Sequences' 19. Frederic Delmar and Scott Shane (2004), `Legitimating First: Organizing Activities and the Survival of New Ventures' 20. Gry Agnete Alsos and Lars Kolvereid (1998), 'The Business Gestation Process of Novice, Serial and Parallel Business Founders' PART VI OUTCOMES 21. Arnold C. Cooper (1993), `Challenges in Predicting New Firm Performance' 22. Arnold C. Cooper (1998), `Findings on Predictors of Performance from a Large-scale Research Program' 23. P.A. Geroski (1995), `What Do We Know About Entry?' 24. Per Davidsson, Leif Lindmark and Christer Olofsson (1998), `Smallness, Newness and Regional Development' 25. John E. Jackson, Jacek Klich and Krystyna Poznanska (1999), 'Firm Creation and Economic Transitions' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781845421182
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 584
  • ID: 9781845421182
  • ISBN10: 1845421183

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