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  1. LEADing Small Business

    LEADing Small Business

    Stewart Barnes, Steve Kempster, Sue Smith
    This is one of the first books to fully value and realise the connection between leadership and learning in SMEs. It provides a real-life narrative, encapsulating the development of business people on a leadership programme for SME managers, whilst explaining the key theories, models and techniques that underpin the leadership methods and approaches deployed at each stage of the delegate’s journey. The authors examine comprehensive data sources associated with three managers within SMEs and follow them over a ten-month period. Each chapter splits into two – an aesthetic narrative on the learning journey and a ‘theory sandwich’, which draws the reader’s attention to the theories, models and debates underpinning the learning at each stage of the delegate’s journey. A cycle of leadership learning through ‘lived experience’ is outlined and the importance of leadership learning within a community of practice and developing concurrently three key capitals - human, social and institutional capitals - are emphasised. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Firms within Families

    Firms within Families

    Edited by Jennifer E. Jennings, Kimberly A. Eddleston, P. Devereaux Jennings, Ravi Sarathy
    Firms within Families: Enterprising in Diverse Country Contexts investigates this ‘double embeddedness’ of business ownership and management through two illuminating sets of empirical studies. Part I focuses upon the family-oriented goal of socio-emotional wealth and its association with a firm’s strategic orientations, strategies and performance. Part II examines strategies and experiences at the work–family interface and their implications for an owner-manager’s psychological well-being. Both parts feature diverse studies from the United States, Switzerland/Germany, China, Brazil, and India. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  3. Entrepreneurial Creativity in a Virtual World

    Entrepreneurial Creativity in a Virtual World

    Denise Tsang
    The start of the 21st century has seen an explosion of online media, with creative content becoming a driving force for competitiveness. As twin engines of the digital economy, much has been said about both creativity and entrepreneurship but less about their relationship. Entrepreneurial Creativity in a Virtual World provides a synthesis in order to develop a conceptual framework for these phenomena. Using real world case studies, Denise Tsang highlights the economic significance of digital media production in the video game, television and magazine sectors. She illustrates the key issues involved, such as intellectual content creation, coordinating commercial, artistic and technical resources, outsourcing of core creative inputs and engaging with the user community. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  4. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Urban Gråsjö, Sofia Wixe
    Innovation and entrepreneurship are the prime drivers in the global economy. This scholarly book identifies some of the key forces behind innovation and entrepreneurship at the same time as it closes the gap between science and technology R&D, innovation, entrepreneurship, productivity growth, and internationalization. The expert contributions explore the underlying forces and add substantial theoretical and empirical knowledge to the current state-of-the-art in several research fields including the economics of innovation and entrepreneurship, regional economics, economic geography and international economics. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  5. Innovation Spaces in Asia

    Innovation Spaces in Asia

    Edited by Maureen McKelvey, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen
    Innovation Spaces in Asia provides insight into how and why Asia is poised to impact global innovation. Asia is undergoing rapid developments in markets, sources of technology and user preferences. A key characteristic of the book is the rich empirical understanding of the dynamic processes, involving the strategic decisions of firms and entrepreneurs with the broader socio-economic environment in terms of institutions, markets, knowledge and innovation systems. Innovation spaces are analyzed within Asian countries and firms, from Asia to the world, and from the world to Asian countries. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  6. Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship

    Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Alain Fayolle, Paula Kyrö, Francisco Liñán
    Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship considers the role played by education, research, context and strategy in helping to grow entrepreneurial projects from the initial seed of an idea through to the fruition of success. This book is a wide-ranging examination of the influences on entrepreneurial activity that also asks new questions of entrepreneurship and opens new avenues of research. As such, it will become essential reading for academic researchers and entrepreneurial practitioners alike. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  7. A Psychological Approach to Entrepreneurship

    A Psychological Approach to Entrepreneurship

    Dean A. Shepherd
    Within an entrepreneurial context, what a person thinks and feels and how they behave are hugely consequential. Entrepreneurs often work in scenarios of considerable time pressure, task complexity, uncertainty and high performance variance. This fascinating volume explores the unique psychological qualities of individuals directly involved in the entrepreneurial process. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  8. Women’s Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

    Women’s Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

    Edited by Kate Lewis, Colette Henry, Elizabeth J. Gatewood, John Watson
    Women’s Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century is the fourth in the series of books emanating from the Diana International Research Network. The volume takes a multi-dimensional approach to coalesce a series of chapters around the central theme: gender and entrepreneurship today and in the future. The chapters span a diverse range of countries, methodologies, and levels of analysis – however, they all seek to contribute to an advancing understanding of women and their engagement with entrepreneurial endeavours. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  9. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy – 2014

    Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy – 2014

    Edited by Michael H. Morris
    A sizable gap exists between the ample demands for (and growing supply of) entrepreneurship education and our understanding of how to best approach the teaching and learning of entrepreneurship. To help close this gap, the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has identified some of the most important and provocative work on entrepreneurship education over the years, and worked with the authors to produce updated perspectives. The intent is to capture the richest insights and best practices in teaching entrepreneurship, building entrepreneurship curricula, and developing educational programs. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  10. Global Clusters of Innovation

    Global Clusters of Innovation

    Edited by Jerome S. Engel
    In the geography of the global economy, there are known ‘hot spots’ where new technologies germinate at an astounding rate and pools of capital, expertise and talent foster the development of new industries and new ways of doing business. These clusters of innovation are significant drivers of value creation and function as models for economic expansion in both developed and developing countries. This book explores the key attributes of these innovation hubs using case studies from around the world. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  11. Corporate Venturing

    Corporate Venturing

    Jessica van den Bosch, Geert Duysters
    Large organizations are seen to be struggling to keep up with today's fast changing market and technological developments. However, an increasing number of firms have started to engage in corporate venturing as a way to enhance their innovation process. This book fills the gap in management literature by providing a detailed account of best practices in the organization and management of such corporate ventures. The authors highlight eight main cases of organizations that employ corporate venturing within their firms. The cases are illustrative in showing how leading corporations organize their corporate venturing process and by highlighting the best practices that can be distilled from their experience. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  12. Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Teaching Entrepreneurship

    Heidi M. Neck, Patricia G. Greene, Candida G. Brush
    Teaching Entrepreneurship advocates teaching entrepreneurship using a portfolio of practices, including play, empathy, creation, experimentation, and reflection. Together these practices help students develop the competency to think and act entrepreneurially in order to create, find, and exploit opportunities of all kinds in a continuously changing and uncertain world. Offering a set of 42 exercises with detailed teaching notes, this book is written for those educators who want their students to develop a bias for action and who are willing to explore new approaches in their own classrooms. ‘Of course, entrepreneurship can be taught, and this books shows how. Using scholarly research as the foundation, the authors have crafted a set of practices to foster entrepreneurial thinking that should be incorporated in all courses across the entire curriculum.’ – Tina Seelig, Stanford University, US ‘Practice makes perfect and Babson professors Neck, Greene and Brush lead the way for global management education’s thirst for excellence in entrepreneurship education. Teaching Entrepreneurship is an excellent read and detailed guide for creating a strong program that inspires innovation and entrepreneurial strategies for business academics and practitioners.’ – John Fernandes, President and Chief Executive Officer, AACSB International ‘Teaching Entrepreneurship further validates how thoroughly Heidi, Patricia, and Candida understand the future of this incredibly vital field. The idea that aspiring entrepreneurs and their professors should be instructed in a method that increases their emotional intelligence and their business acumen is extraordinary. This is the book that the faculty at Paul Quinn College and I have been waiting for. That applause you hear in the background is our current and future students and the lives they will change through this version of entrepreneurship.’ – Michael J. Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College, Dallas, US ‘Teaching entrepreneurship is really a challenge to educators around the world. Although much has been written about this topic, we are still searching for new methods and practical tools. This book is an important contribution to this issue, and I am sure that it will help educators to improve their classes and to engage their students.’ – Tales Andreassi, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, Brazil ‘The arguments presented in this book will undoubtedly contribute significantly to increasing the legitimacy of entrepreneurship education as a practice-based method. This is partly due to the renowned reputations of the three authors, but more so because the contents speak so clearly to various forms of experiential education common within our field of practice. The care taken to assemble these arguments should be matched by the reader’s deep consideration of how these splendid ideas can be applied by every individual entrepreneurship educator. Every dedicated educator will benefit from this book.’ – Colin Jones, University of Tasmania, Australia Learn More
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  13. Entrepreneurial Action, Public Policy, and Economic Outcomes

    Entrepreneurial Action, Public Policy, and Economic Outcomes

    Edited by Robert F. Salvino Jr., Michael T. Tasto, Gregory M. Randolph
    Examining the economics of entrepreneurship from the perspectives of productive versus unproductive entrepreneurial behavior and the role of institutions in economic outcomes, the authors in this book seek to advance the research on institutions by providing a simple framework to analyze the broader, long-term consequences of economic policies. They examine the relationship between economic freedom and economic outcomes and summarize empirical evidence and theory. The book also provides practical policy solutions that are based on the authors' cogent analyses. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  14. Necessity Entrepreneurs

    Necessity Entrepreneurs

    Edited by Jeremi Brewer, Stephen W. Gibson
    Necessity entrepreneurs, in developing countries, are individuals who start small enterprises out of necessity. While they range from street sellers to educated hopefuls with little access to formal employment, the one thing that unites them is the need to survive. This volume is the first-known compilation of theories contributed by international scholars who have worked together to establish a theory-based discourse on necessity entrepreneurship, micro-enterprise education, and long-term economic development. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 119.00   Web: $ 107.10
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  15. Theory and Empirical Research in Social Entrepreneurship

    Theory and Empirical Research in Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Phillip H. Phan, Jill Kickul, Sophie Bacq, Mattias Nordqvist
    Scholars and policy makers have long recognized entrepreneurship as a powerful engine of economic growth. There is clear evidence, however, that when it comes to social entrepreneurship, policy attention has not been matched by growth in scholarly research. This volume illustrates the type of empirical effort that must take place for the field to advance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  16. Agglomeration, Clusters and Entrepreneurship

    Agglomeration, Clusters and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger R. Stough
    Regional economic development has experienced considerable dynamism over recent years. Perhaps the most notable cases were the rise of China and India to emergent country status by the turn of the millennium. With time now for hindsight, this book identifies some of the key forces behind these development successes, namely agglomeration, clusters and entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. How to Get Published in the Best Entrepreneurship Journals

    How to Get Published in the Best Entrepreneurship Journals

    Edited by Alain Fayolle, Mike Wright
    Competition to publish in the top journals is fierce. This book provides entrepreneurship researchers with relevant material and insights to support them in their efforts to publish their research in the most prestigious entrepreneurship outlets. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  18. Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Teaching Entrepreneurship to Postgraduates

    Colin Jones
    Written by the author of the successful Teaching Entrepreneurship to Undergraduates, this book promotes a learner-centred approach to thinking about how to teach entrepreneurship to postgraduates. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 103.00   Web: $ 92.70
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  19. Public Support of Innovation in Entrepreneurial Firms

    Public Support of Innovation in Entrepreneurial Firms

    Albert N. Link
    Public support for innovation, chiefly through government programs such as the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, has had a significant impact on fostering economic growth in the US. This collection synthesizes a decade of scholarship from Albert N. Link on the subject, specifically on small, technology-based entrepreneurial firms. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 114.00   Web: $ 102.60
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  20. Public Policy in the Entrepreneurial Society

    Public Policy in the Entrepreneurial Society

    David B. Audretsch
    In this book David Audretsch examines the impact of public policy in the entrepreneurial society and in ensuring that entrepreneurship continues to serve as a driving force for economic performance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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