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Entrepreneurial Business and Society

Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research Edited by Friederike Welter, President and Managing Director, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn and Professor, University of Siegen, Germany, Robert Blackburn, Professor, Kingston University, UK, Elisabet Ljunggren, Research Professor, Nordland Research Institute, Norway and Bjørn Willy Åmo, University of Nordland, Norway
Entrepreneurial Business and Society summarizes contemporary research in the field of entrepreneurship and small business and explores the interplay between the entrepreneur, the entrepreneurial firm and society.
Extent: 232 pp
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Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 978 1 78254 601 6
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  • Business and Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
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.
Contributors: B.W. Åmo, F. Bertoni, M. Bianchi, R. Blackburn, M. Brettel, D. Chiaroni, J. Collis, A. Croce, P. Eckerle, F. Frattini, J. Grande, M. Guerini, J. Heinonen, L. Hurmerinta, U. Hytti, E. Kašperová, J. Kitching, E. Ljunggren, R. Mauer, T. Minola, Ö. Örge, E. Paavilainen-Mäntymäki, R.K. Pati, E. Vuorinen, F. Welter, S.A. Zahra, L. Zhao
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 Bjørn Willy Åmo

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
Örsan Örge

4. The Bearable Lightness of the Administrative Burden: UK Financial Reporting Regulation and Small Company Performance
John Kitching, Eva Kašperová 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
René 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-Mäntymäki

Index