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  1. New Perspectives on Firm Growth

    New Perspectives on Firm Growth

    Per Davidsson, Johan Wiklund
    This insightful volume presents a collection of innovative works by two of the leading researchers of firm growth. The studies extend previous research by providing stronger theoretical underpinnings and using longitudinal databases that can separate in time the firms’ growth from its presumed causes. They also break new ground by examining different modes of growth, such as sales growth vs. employment growth, and organic growth vs. acquisition-based expansion. Further, the studies investigate the drivers of firm growth and take a critical look at the effects, such as under what circumstances high growth is associated with high profitability. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  2. How Entrepreneurs do What they do

    How Entrepreneurs do What they do

    Edited by Maureen McKelvey, Astrid Heidemann Lassen
    How Entrepreneurs Do What They Do presents 13 case studies of knowledge intensive entrepreneurship. The book focuses on ‘doing’, in essence, what happens when entrepreneurs are engaging practically in venture creation processes. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 124.00   Web: $ 111.60
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  3. Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2013

    Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2013

    Zoltán J. Ács, László Szerb, Erkko Autio
    The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index both captures the context features of entrepreneurship and fills a gap in the measurement of development. Building on recent advances in entrepreneurship and economic development, the authors have created an index that offers a measure of the quality of the business formation process in 118 of the most important countries in the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 477.00   Web: $ 429.30
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  4. Enhancing Entrepreneurial Excellence

    Enhancing Entrepreneurial Excellence

    Robert A. Baron
    The field of entrepreneurship has long pondered the following question: Why, despite their high levels of motivation, effort and commitment, do so many entrepreneurs fail? This innovative volume tackles the complex question of entrepreneurial success, identifying the essential tools necessary for converting ideas into reality and offering concrete means for acquiring and strengthening those tools. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Björn Bjerke, Mathias Karlsson
    This informative book examines some social entrepreneurs in practice in several countries whilst concentrating on entrepreneurs in the third sector. The authors call them citizen entrepreneurs. Such people are not only becoming more common but also more necessary in the world of today. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  6. Creating Competitiveness

    Creating Competitiveness

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Mary Lindenstein Walshok
    Although competitiveness is typically associated with firms, they are not the only organizational body whose performance is dependent upon competitiveness. This poignant insightful book focuses on how the varied economic performance of cities and regions, both within nations as well as across nations, during the era of the ‘Great Recession’ also highlights the need for competitiveness. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. Entrepreneurship, Social Capital and Governance

    Entrepreneurship, Social Capital and Governance

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger R. Stough
    This book highlights the role of entrepreneurship, social capital and governance for regional economic development. In recent decades, many researchers have claimed that entrepreneurship is the most critical factor in sustaining regional economic growth. However, most entrepreneurship research is undertaken without considering the fundamental importance of the regional context. Other research has emphasized the role of social capital but there are substantial problems in empirically relating measures of social capital to regional economic development. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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  8. Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Innovation in Small Family Businesses

    Sylvie Laforet
    Innovation in Small Family Businesses explores how innovation is developed and carried out in small family-owned businesses, the factors underpinning it, and the innovation drivers and barriers in these firms’ context. Sylvie Laforet also offers suggestions on how innovation can be fostered and perhaps, sustained in small family-owned businesses and discusses the government’s role in this. The book makes an important contribution to the theoretical development of family firms’ and small businesses’ innovation. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  9. Cross-Border Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Europe’s Border Regions

    Cross-Border Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Europe’s Border Regions

    Edited by David Smallbone, Friederike Welter, Mirela Xheneti
    This topical study focuses on entrepreneurship and economic development in Europe’s border regions. It highlights the effects of EU enlargement in these regions – both within the EU and in neighbouring countries – paying particular attention to cross-border entrepreneurial activity. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  10. Societal Entrepreneurship

    Societal Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Karin Berglund, Bengt Johannisson, Birgitta Schwartz
    Stating the importance of both the local and the broader societal context, the book reports close-up studies from a variety of social ventures. Generic themes include positioning societal entrepreneurship against other images of collective entrepreneurship, critically penetrating its assumptions and practices and proposing ways of promoting societal entrepreneurship more widely. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. Family Business Studies

    Family Business Studies

    Alfredo De Massis, Pramodita Sharma, Jess H. Chua, James J. Chrisman
    This book catalogues the 215 most-cited empirical, theoretical and practical articles on family business published in 33 journals since 1996. Researchers, students and practicing managers will find it indispensable as a quick reference and guide to what we have learned about family firms. Annotations for the articles consist of: summary of key findings, research questions, contributions, and research implications. They also include a detailed description of the methodologies, empirical data, definitions, and conceptual models used. In addition, the book features chapters that review the literature, discuss how family businesses have been defined, present recent trends in family business empirical research, and provide an agenda for future research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  12. Handbook of Research on Venture Capital: Volume 2

    Handbook of Research on Venture Capital: Volume 2

    Edited by Hans Landström, Colin Mason
    This Handbook charts the development of venture capital research in light of the global financial crisis, starting with an analysis of the current venture capital market and the changing nature of the business angel market. Looking at governance structures; the performance of venture capitalists in terms of investments, economic impact and human capital; geographical organization of business angels and venture capital global ‘hotspots’; this book also analyses the current state of venture capital research and offers a roadmap for the future. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 206.00   Web: $ 185.40
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  13. Governpreneurship

    Governpreneurship

    Robert D. Hisrich, Amr Al-Dabbagh
    Challenging the traditional view that entrepreneurship is exclusively a private-sector concern, Governpreneurship presents a compelling argument for increased focus on entrepreneurship in public sector organizations. The only book to date to focus specifically on government entrepreneurship, this innovative volume combines Robert D. Hisrich’s vast theoretical knowledge with the practical experience of Amr Al-Dabbagh, who applied entrepreneurship in the Saudi public sector with excellent results. Featuring forewords by former US President Bill Clinton and former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, as well as four case studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of government entrepreneurship in action, this fascinating book breaks new ground in a rapidly growing field. Learn More
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  14. Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in Professional Services

    Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in Professional Services

    Edited by Markus Reihlen, Andreas Werr
    The expert contributors discuss entrepreneurship and innovation from a number of different perspectives, including the entrepreneurial professional team, the entrepreneurial firm and the institutional environment. The first part of the book looks at the challenges of entrepreneurship specific to the professional service firm while the second explores the creation and exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities in the professional service team. Part III turns to the organization and Part IV to the management and growth of the entrepreneurial professional service firm. The final part discusses the interplay between professions, firms and the institutional environment. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  15. Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship

    Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Daniel Hjorth
    Organisational entrepreneurship represents an interdisciplinary field of research that relates organisation, entrepreneurship and innovation studies in new ways. This Handbook establishes the scope of this interdisciplinary domain, challenges our perception of relationships between organisation(s) and entrepreneurship, and asks new questions central to our capacity to describe, analyse and understand organisational entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 253.00   Web: $ 227.70
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  16. Family Business Dynamics

    Family Business Dynamics

    Annika Hall
    This engaging book reveals how and why family relations influence the dynamics of family owned businesses. The author examines the relevance of role and identity to the strategic development and the succession process of family businesses. She explores the individual and organisational implications of these roles and identities at different stages in the family and business life cycles. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  17. The Shift to the Entrepreneurial Society

    The Shift to the Entrepreneurial Society

    Edited by Jean Bonnet, Marcus Dejardin, Antonia Madrid-Guijarro
    In the constant challenge economies face to grow and adapt, entrepreneurship and innovation are considered key factors. This impressive book shows the complementary and decisive role that education, access to an efficient financial system, and regulation may have in creating an entrepreneurial society. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    Edited by Dean A. Shepherd, Denis A. Grégoire
    This authoritative collection presents the most important and influential contributions to the study of entrepreneurial opportunity. The first section investigates the nature of entrepreneurial opportunity. The second presents the best work of the last ten years on the dynamics and nature of opportunity emergence. The careful selection of articles, alongside an original introduction by the editors, concludes by highlighting the varying contexts in which entrepreneurial opportunity can occur and strategies for researching it. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 479.00   Web: $ 431.10
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  19. Community Co-Production

    Community Co-Production

    Edited by Jane Farmer, Carol Hill, Sarah-Anne Muñoz
    This book addresses a clutch of contemporary societal challenges including: aging demography and the consequent need for extended care in communities; public service provision in an era of retrenching welfare and global financial crises; service provision to rural communities that are increasingly ‘hollowed out’ through lack of working age people; and, how best to engender the development of community social enterprise organizations capable of providing high quality, accessible services. It is packed with information and evidence garnered from research into the environment for developing community social enterprise and co-producing services; how communities react to being asked to co-produce; what to expect in terms of the social enterprises they can produce; and, how to make them happen. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. Handbook of Research Methods on Social Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research Methods on Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Richard Seymour
    Defining ‘social entrepreneurship’ has in the past proved problematic, and debate continues concerning what it does and does not entail and encompass. This unique book frames the debates surrounding the phenomenon and argues that many of the difficulties relating to the study of social entrepreneurship are rooted in methodological issues. Highlighting these issues, the book sets out ideas and implications for researchers using alternative methodologies. Learn More
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