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  1. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Edited by Michael Fritsch
    Recent research has found pronounced differences in the level of entrepreneurship and new business formation across various regions and nations. This timely Handbook reveals that the development of new ventures as well as their effects on overall economic growth are strongly shaped by their regional and national environment. The expert group of contributors gives an overview on the current state of the art in this field, and proposes avenues for further investigation. Topics include the regional determinants of new business formation, the effects of start-ups on growth, the role of globalization for regional entrepreneurship, the effect of national and regional framework conditions, as well as the role of universities as incubators of innovative new firms. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  2. Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Ronald J. Burke
    Human Resource Management in Small Business fills a gap in our understanding of economic performance. Small businesses are more numerous, have more employees, and contribute more to the economies of nations throughout the world than do large organizations. This book examines a range of issues, including the significance of human resource management (HRM) practices to small business success, the management of work hours and work stressors, work and family issues, succession planning, employee recruitment and selection, and managing staff. It also explores how individuals develop HRM skills, and learn from their own and others’ experiences. The role of HRM practices in successful small businesses is illustrated through a range of case studies. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  3. World Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship

    World Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Léo-Paul Dana
    This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 279.00   Web: $ 251.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  4. In Search of Research Excellence

    In Search of Research Excellence

    Ronald K. Mitchell, Richard N. Dino
    This path-breaking book gathers ‘best practices’ advice from the masters about how to achieve excellence in entrepreneurship research, how to create an outstanding research career and how to avoid the pitfalls that can sidetrack emerging scholars. Combining narratives from the 2009 and 2010 Entrepreneurship Exemplars Conferences, the authors frame the dialogue using person–environment fit theory and present keynote addresses and dialogue sessions that bring together editors and authors to reach into the unexplored corners of the top-tier research craft. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  5. Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Oliver Falck, Stephan Heblich, Adam Lederer
    Leading researchers use their outstanding expertise to investigate various aspects in the context of innovation and entrepreneurship such as growth, knowledge production and spillovers, technology transfer, the organization of the firm, industrial policy, financing, small firms and start-ups, and entrepreneurship education as well as the characteristics of the entrepreneur. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 81.00   Web: $ 64.80
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  6. Handbook of Research on New Venture Creation

    Handbook of Research on New Venture Creation

    Edited by Kevin Hindle, Kim Klyver
    This comprehensive Handbook provides an essential analysis of new venture creation research. The eminent contributors critically discuss and explore the current literature as well as suggest improvements to the field. They reveal a strong sense of both the ‘state-of-the-art’ (what has and has not been done in new venture creation research) and the ‘state-of-the-could-be’ (future directions the field should take to improve knowledge). The Handbook comprises nineteen chapters divided into four main sections: setting the agenda; theoretical perspectives; data and measurements; and new venture creation through contextual lenses. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  7. Handbook of Research on Social Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Alain Fayolle, Harry Matlay
    This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy, including a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 222.00   Web: $ 199.80
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  8. Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    John L. Orcutt, Hong Shen
    Shaping China’s Innovation Future employs a thorough analysis of a combination of factors including: the role of law and China’s legal system; economic theory and the development of China’s economy; China’s educational, intellectual property, and financial systems; China’s innovation capacity; and Chinese culture. Though the recommendations on how to improve China’s technology commercialization system are unique to China, the scope of the research makes the conclusions found here applicable to other countries facing similar challenges. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  9. Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research

    Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research

    Edited by Hans Landström, Franz T. Lohrke
    This book historicizes entrepreneurship research, its primary thesis being ‘history matters’. Expert contributors discuss the field’s long history and explore whether it has developed a mature and comprehensive knowledge base. The intellectual roots of several important theories are then examined in depth because, as entrepreneurship research has become more theory driven, and scholars have borrowed theories from many different fields, it becomes increasingly important to understand their origin. Finally, the book demonstrates how economic history research (for example, the historical and institutional context of entrepreneurial behaviour) can contribute to our understanding of entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  10. International Research Handbook on Successful Women Entrepreneurs

    International Research Handbook on Successful Women Entrepreneurs

    Edited by Sandra L. Fielden, Marilyn J. Davidson
    This informative Handbook examines successful women small business owners in both developed and emergent countries around the globe and, in particular, focuses on women entrepreneur success stories. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  11. Unmasking the Entrepreneur

    Unmasking the Entrepreneur

    Campbell Jones, André Spicer
    This book asks what lies behind the friendly face of the entrepreneur. It challenges the widespread idea that entrepreneurship is a necessary and good thing, subjecting ‘the entrepreneur’ to critical analysis. Unmasking the Entrepreneur demonstrates the socially embedded nature of entrepreneurship and considers the history, ethics and politics of entrepreneurship. Drawing on a range of ideas from critical social theory and philosophy, it investigates entrepreneurship in unusual places such as among illegal immigrants and revolutionary France. Ultimately, this book offers a unique and powerful critique of the very idea of the entrepreneur. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Biographical Dictionary of New Chinese Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

    Biographical Dictionary of New Chinese Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

    Edited by Wenxian Zhang, IIan Alon
    This invaluable dictionary is the result of collaborative efforts across the globe. Over forty scholars from the United States, mainland China and Taiwan, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Norway, Israel and Malaysia contributed. They cover the full spectrum of Chinese industries from banking, finance and investment, real estate, transportation and infrastructure, to manufacturing, telecommunications, media, agriculture, automobile, pharmaceutical, food, trade, service and retail industries. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  13. Changing Big Business

    Changing Big Business

    Anna Hutchens
    Drawing on candid accounts from practitioners, producers and industry representatives, this informative and proactive volume investigates the challenges facing today’s fair trade movement and provides unique insights into the workings of social and economic power in world markets. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  14. An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Rafeal Ziegler
    This timely book sets social entrepreneurship in a historical context, from its philanthropic beginnings in the Victorian era to the present day, against the backdrop of contemporary global capitalism. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  15. The Politics and Aesthetics of Entrepreneurship

    The Politics and Aesthetics of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Daniel Hjorth, Chris Steyaert
    This fourth book in the New Movements in Entrepreneurship series focuses on the politics and aesthetics of entrepreneurial processes, in order to shed light on entrepreneurial creation itself. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  16. Entrepreneurial Strategic Decision-Making

    Entrepreneurial Strategic Decision-Making

    Edited by Patrick A.M. Vermeulen, Petru L. Curseu
    Strategic choices made by entrepreneurs have major consequences for SME performance. This book explores the factors that influence entrepreneurial strategic decisions using a cognitive theoretical framework. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  17. Prescriptive Entrepreneurship

    Prescriptive Entrepreneurship

    James O. Fiet
    In the only known programme of prescriptive entrepreneurship, James Fiet provides a marked contrast to the standard descriptive focus of entrepreneurship studies. Instead of the anecdotally based pedagogies that have dominated the teaching of entrepreneurship (and which do not control for luck-based success), the author lays out a programme of research to develop and test theoretically derived guidelines for how to improve the success rate and performance of aspiring entrepreneurs. Rather than describing what entrepreneurs do, he prescribes and tests what they ought to do. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  18. The Entrepreneurship Research Challenge

    The Entrepreneurship Research Challenge

    Per Davidsson
    Entrepreneurship is an emerging, dynamic and to a considerable extent, unpredictable phenomenon. Thus, it makes for a challenging research subject. In this book, one of the most experienced empiricists in this field has collected some of his most important ideas on how improved conceptualization and research design can make this challenge more manageable. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. International Handbook of Entrepreneurship and HRM

    International Handbook of Entrepreneurship and HRM

    Edited by Rowena Barrett, Susan Mayson
    This invaluable reference tool has been designed in response to the growing recognition that too little is known about the intersection between entrepreneurship and human resource management. Paying particular attention to the ‘people’ side of venture emergence and development, it offers unique insights into the role that human resource management (HRM) plays in small and entrepreneurial firms. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  20. Handbook of Research on European Business and Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on European Business and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Léo-Paul Dana, Isabell M. Welpe, Mary Han, Vanessa Ratten
    This unique Handbook illustrates how entrepreneurs across Europe tackle internationalization. This timely and important book identifies patterns and builds a theory of international entrepreneurship in Europe. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 335.00   Web: $ 301.50
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 89.00   Web: $ 71.20
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