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  1. Effectuation

    Effectuation

    Saras D. Sarasvathy
    To effectuate is to engage in a specific type of entrepreneurial action. It has special importance for situations where the future is truly unknowable or human agency is of primary importance. In Effectuation, Saras Sarasvathy explores the theory and techniques of non-predictive control for creating new firms, markets and economic opportunities. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  2. Career Choice in Management and Entrepreneurship

    Career Choice in Management and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Mustafa F. Özbilgin, Ayala Malach-Pines
    Although a large and steadily growing research literature attests to an interest in management and entrepreneurship, little research has focused on comparative assessment of the career choices and trajectories of managers and entrepreneurs. This timely book fills the gap by presenting an assessment of early influences on the career choice of managers and entrepreneurs, their attitudes at the start of their careers as students, and in their later employment experiences. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 250.00   Web: $ 225.00
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  3. Handbook of Research on Venture Capital

    Handbook of Research on Venture Capital

    Edited by Hans Landström
    This Handbook provides an excellent overview of our knowledge on the various facets of managerial venture capital research. The book opens with a thorough survey of venture capital as a research field; conceptual, theoretical and geographic aspects are explored, and its pioneers revisited. The focus then shifts to the specific environs of venture capital. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 253.00   Web: $ 227.70
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  4. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Policy

    Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Policy

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Isabel Grilo, A. Roy Thurik
    This unique Handbook provides a solid foundation for essential study in the nascent field of entrepreneurship policy research. This foundation is initially developed via the exploration of two significant propositions underpinning the nature of entrepreneurship policy research. The first is that entrepreneurship has emerged as a bona fide focus of public policy, particularly with respect to economic growth and employment creation. The second is that neither scholars nor policy makers are presently equipped to understand the public policy role for entrepreneurship. Learn More
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  5. Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship

    Edited by François Thérin
    Techno-entrepreneurship is broadly defined as the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial activities of both existing and nascent companies operating in technology-intensive environments. Boasting rich conceptual and empirical contributions by leading international specialists, this highly original Handbook will prove an invaluable tool in advancing our understanding of the theory and practice of research in this emerging area. The expert contributors initially explore the foundations of the field, clearly defining the parameters of techno-entrepreneurship. Learn More
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  6. MicroFranchising

    MicroFranchising

    Edited by Jason Fairbourne, Stephen W. Gibson, W. Gibb Dyer
    This unique book provides an overview of the need to alleviate poverty and what methods have been used in the past to do so (e.g. microcredit). It then introduces the concept of the microfranchise and discusses how this business model can be used in poverty alleviation. Different models of microfranchising are reviewed and specific case studies highlighted to show how it has worked in different parts of the world. The book concludes with a discussion of the advantages as well as the potential problems and pitfalls that accompany microfranchising. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Academic Entrepreneurship in Europe

    Academic Entrepreneurship in Europe

    Mike Wright, Bart Clarysse, Philippe Mustar, Andy Lockett
    This book advances our understanding of university spin-off creation and development in environments outside the high-tech clusters of the US. While there has been substantial university spin-off activity internationally in recent years, a number of major aspects are little understood. The authors argue that the nature of universities is changing as reduced public funding reflects a public debate on their role in society. An important aspect of this international phenomenon is an increased emphasis on the commercialization of university research and on academic entrepreneurship. These new ventures therefore involve the spinning-off of technology and knowledge generated by universities. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Understanding Entrepreneurship

    Understanding Entrepreneurship

    Björn Bjerke
    Understanding Entrepreneurship is a truly remarkable textbook that will provide an absorbing and illuminating read for all those – academics, students and practitioners alike – with an interest in entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  9. Innovative Methodologies in Enterprise Research

    Innovative Methodologies in Enterprise Research

    Edited by Damian Hine, David Carson
    The contributors to this book explore the role and importance of qualitative, interpretist research in the dynamic field of enterprise. They establish the link between the innovative nature of small enterprise and the need to utilise research methodologies, which are themselves innovative. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  10. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia

    Marina Yue Zhang, Mark Dodgson
    The option for consumers to make payments for services and products via mobile telephones has created a dynamic new industry. High-Tech Entrepreneurship in Asia illustrates how small, entrepreneurial firms in Asia have devised and produced innovations crucial for this industry’s development. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. Entrepreneurship and the Financial Community

    Entrepreneurship and the Financial Community

    Edited by Bart Clarysse, Juan Roure, Tom Schamp
    This highly accessible book brings together the insights of leading academics and researchers to promote a better understanding of the role of private equity providers in the development of growth-oriented start-ups and the management of growth processes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Helle Neergaard, John Parm Ulhøi
    This expansive and practical Handbook introduces the methods currently used to increase the understanding of the usefulness and versatility of a systematic approach to qualitative research in entrepreneurship. It fills a crucial gap in the literature on entrepreneurship theory, and, just as importantly, illustrates how these principles and techniques can be appropriately and fruitfully employed. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  13. Entrepreneurship as Social Change

    Entrepreneurship as Social Change

    Edited by Chris Steyaert, Daniel Hjorth
    This book – the third in the Movements in Entrepreneurship series – examines entrepreneurship as a societal phenomenon. It provides an in-depth study of the social aspects of entrepreneurship, illustrating how entrepreneurship affects society. The need to move beyond economy to disclose entrepreneurship in its societal forms is demonstrated, as is the relevance of our understanding of entrepreneurship as a societal phenomenon. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  14. Measuring Organizational Performance

    Measuring Organizational Performance

    Robert B. Carton, Charles W. Hofer
    There is great discussion but little consensus on the best measures of organizational performance. This book redresses this imbalance. Measuring Organizational Performance offers a framework with which to better understand the implications of selecting variables for use in both empirical studies and practice where organizational financial performance is the critical issue. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  15. Know-Who Based Entrepreneurship

    Know-Who Based Entrepreneurship

    Sigvald J. Harryson
    In this book, Sigvald Harryson demonstrates how to use know-who based networking to increase knowledge whilst reducing complexity. He reveals new synergies between external and internal knowledge networking that promise to enhance the innovation performance of any transitional, transnational company. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 173.00   Web: $ 155.70
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  16. Entrepreneurship and the Growth of Firms

    Entrepreneurship and the Growth of Firms

    Per Davidsson, Frédéric Delmar, Johan Wiklund
    In this book, three leading scholars have integrated some of their most important research in order to answer these questions on firm growth. The result is a volume that builds on studies of many thousands of firms in several different projects. It offers deep insights into the firm growth phenomenon and how it can be studied. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. The Hidden Enterprise Culture

    The Hidden Enterprise Culture

    Colin C. Williams
    Portraying how entrepreneurs often start out conducting some or all of their trade on an ‘off-the-books’ basis and how many continue to do so once they become established, this book provides the first detailed account of the vast and ubiquitous hidden enterprise culture existing in the interstices of western economies. Until now, the role of the underground economy in enterprise creation, entrepreneurship and small business development has been largely ignored despite its widespread prevalence and importance. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology, An International Perspective

    Damian Hine, John Kapeleris
    The biotechnology industry across the globe is growing dramatically in line with rapidly emerging scientific and technological developments. This book explores both the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship in the biotechnology industry, focusing on the innovation processes underpinning success for new biotechnology firms (NBFs). It argues that biotechnology is at a crossroads: to date the science has been solid, yet commercial success remains elusive, and that it will be the commercial success of NBFs which will dictate the long term viability of this crucial industry. Learn More
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  19. Economic Development Through Entrepreneurship

    Economic Development Through Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Scott Shane
    Despite a wealth of efforts that examine separately the role entrepreneurs and universities play in economic development, no systematic effort has been made to examine the role universities play in promoting economic development through entrepreneurship. This book fills that gap, focusing on policy aspects of government–university partnerships with a discussion both of best practices and problematic strategies. The book begins by tracing the history of American government–university–industry partnerships that have promoted economic development. In succeeding chapters, well-known scholars focus on linkages in different domains such as: technology transfer, innovation networks, brain drain, cluster-based planning, and manufacturing. Practitioner commentaries follow many of the chapters in order to present an evaluation of the arguments from the perspective of someone directly involved in the fostering of these relationships. Learn More
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  20. International Handbook of Women and Small Business Entrepreneurship

    International Handbook of Women and Small Business Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Sandra L. Fielden, Marilyn J. Davidson
    The number of women entering small business ownership has increased significantly across the world in recent years. These women make a crucial contribution to the economic growth and development of local, national and global economies. Yet, despite their increasing numbers, they have received comparatively little attention from the academic community. This comprehensive and coherent book redresses the balance and provides an up-to-date, theoretical review of this important area of study. A distinguished group of international contributors presents the latest work from the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, India and Singapore, which explores practical initiatives and strategies related to the experiences of women entering small business entrepreneurship. Learn More
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