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  1. History of Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Risk-taking, 1200–2000

    History of Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Risk-taking, 1200–2000

    Edited by Mark Casson, Catherine Casson
    What are the secrets of a successful entrepreneur? When did the origins of enterprise occur? This important two-volume set addresses such questions by uniting historical case studies of entrepreneurial behaviour from 1200–2000. Key features of this collection include a thematic and chronological comparison of relevant studies as well as coverage of a range of industries, including the software industry. The editors have also selected papers which allow for an examination of a range of entrepreneurial backgrounds and personalities, including female entrepreneurs. This topical set will be of great use to both students and academics who will benefit from the ability to contrast case-studies of large-firms and their executives with small firm-start-ups and their founders. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 892.00   Web: $ 802.80
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  2. Concepts of Entrepreneurship

    Concepts of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Héctor O. Rocha, David B. Audretsch, Julian Birkinshaw
    One of the obstacles for understanding the phenomenon of entrepreneurship is the lack of integration of different assumptions, units and levels of analysis that are implicit in its many conceptualisations. This important book offers a pathway to integration by considering eight associated disciplines and theories, presenting an authoritative selection of the most significant published work on entrepreneurship from each perspective. Including an original introduction, this is a key reference for academics and policy makers. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
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  3. Entrepreneurial Failure

    Entrepreneurial Failure

    Edited by Dean A. Shepherd
    Entrepreneurs act in environments of great risk and high uncertainty, and as a result, failure is a common occurrence. For this volume, Professor Shepherd has made a judicious selection of published articles, which explore the antecedents to and potential outcomes of entrepreneurial failure. By understanding these causes and consequences, entrepreneurs may become better able to manage failure, to reduce its costs and to capitalize on its benefits. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
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  4. Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    Edited by Donald F. Kuratko, Michael H. Morris
    A complex mix of attitudes, traits, motives, skills, capabilities, styles and mental mindsets contributes to entrepreneurial leadership. The current volume brings together perspectives from leading scholars in the entrepreneurship and management disciplines that inform our understanding of the nature of, requirements for, and implications resulting from entrepreneurial leadership. This important book is organized into eight key leadership imperatives: igniting entrepreneurial action; establishing entrepreneurial control; understanding entrepreneurial motivation; encouraging entrepreneurial ethics; formulating entrepreneurial strategy; dealing with entrepreneurial failure; creating entrepreneurial environments and demonstrating leadership and vision. This collection will serve as a vital reference for scholars, teachers and doctoral students who wish to read and examine the most significant literature in the entrepreneurial leadership domain. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 570.00   Web: $ 513.00
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  5. Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Jill Kickul, David Gras, Sophie Bacq, Mark Griffiths
    It is over twenty years since the first research article on social entrepreneurship was published. The literature has reached the critical mass necessary for reflection and singling out of exemplar pieces, and the exponential growth in research interest in the field now merits identification of foundational and model papers to aid and guide future advancements. In creating this two-volume collection, the editors have successfully brought together the most important and influential social entrepreneurship articles to date. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship opportunities and creation, developing business models and organizational forms, social impact and contextual influences on social entrepreneurship. The collection, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of immense value to students, researchers and scholars interested in the field of social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 722.00   Web: $ 649.80
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  6. Law and Entrepreneurship

    Law and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Robert E. Litan, Anthony J. Luppino
    The symbiosis that exists between entrepreneurship and law is of paramount importance in accommodating and advancing the freedom to innovate, as well as the need to prevent unfair and abusive activities. Seminal articles and essays reprinted in this collection examine several major subject areas of law associated with entrepreneurship, including intellectual property, restrictive covenants designed to protect proprietary information, business organizations, taxation, securities regulation and tort law. This collection presents issues implicated in both for-profit growth ventures and creative social enterprises. It also explores the roles of lawyers and trends in the education of law students to become professionals in fields ranging from valuable counselors to entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  7. 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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  8. Institutional Entrepreneurship

    Institutional Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Magnus Henrekson, Tino Sanandaji
    The growing recognition of the extent to which institutions determine economic outcomes has been one of the key developments in economic research and policy analysis in the last two decades. At the same time, the entrepreneur has made a comeback, resurrected as one of the prime value creators in society. This comprehensive volume builds on Baumol’s 1990 framework to categorize and classify the growing research field that explores the interplay between institutions and entrepreneurship. It also contains the unique feature of examining the ways in which entrepreneurs themselves shape institutions. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 304.00   Web: $ 273.60
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  9. Intellectual Roots of Entrepreneurship Research

    Intellectual Roots of Entrepreneurship Research

    Edited by Hans Landström, Franz T. Lohrke
    This single volume includes classic works on the theoretical foundations of entrepreneurship research and provides important groundwork for future investigations. Professor Landström and Professor Lohrke have carefully selected the seminal, currently relevant and, in many cases, difficult-to-access studies within the field, covering the entrepreneurial processes of opportunity recognition, evaluation and exploitation. Reflecting the heavily interdisciplinary nature of the research, many of the papers have a basis in the spheres of economics, social sciences and strategic management. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 508.00   Web: $ 457.20
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  10. Nascent Entrepreneurship

    Nascent Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Per Davidsson, Scott R. Gordon, Heiko Bergmann
    The past two decades have witnessed a surge in interest in the field of nascent entrepreneurship. In this collection, the editors successfully draw together the most important works that utilize the new real-time approaches for studying early stage entrepreneurial activity that were developed and refined in the last couple of decades. Providing the empirical, theoretical and methodological insights from some of the most influential researchers in this field, this book is an indispensable source of reference for researchers, students and others who have an interest in new venture creation and its role in the economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  11. Corporate Governance in Small and Medium-sized Firms

    Corporate Governance in Small and Medium-sized Firms

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann
    The analysis of corporate governance in small and medium-sized firms has been a much-neglected aspect of study in the field of corporate governance. This essential volume provides an authoritative overview of research in this topical field by successfully linking classical papers on corporate governance to the specific aspects in SMEs. The purpose of this volume is not only to provide a review of the literature on governance in SMEs, but also from other social sciences and management perspectives. This collection, with an original introduction by the editors, will be of great interest not only to lecturers and students interested in corporate governance but also to managers and policy makers. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 431.00   Web: $ 387.90
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  12. Entrepreneurship in Recession

    Entrepreneurship in Recession

    Edited by Simon C. Parker
    This timely volume discusses the role of entrepreneurship in recessions. Simon Parker has selected the key contributions in the literature, which seek to explain why economies enter into and emerge from recession, and the involvement of entrepreneurs in this process. A central theme is the contribution of entrepreneurship to the creation and propagation of business cycles. A combination of theoretical and empirical studies is included, and there is a particular focus on a salient issue which arises in recessions, namely unemployment. The book will be a useful resource for scholars and policy-makers interested in entrepreneurship, business cycles, economic growth and recessions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  13. Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

    Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

    Edited by David Smallbone
    This important two-volume set presents an authoritative selection of papers concerned with entrepreneurship and public policy, drawing on a wide range of international experience. Volume I includes: entrepreneurship and economic growth, the research-policy interface, innovation and entrepreneurship, taxation policies and regulation, interventions in the market for business advice and regional perspectives on entrepreneurship. Volume II is devoted to policy evaluation studies, covering both ‘hard’ financial measures and ‘soft’ interventions focused on information, advice, training and networking. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 525.00   Web: $ 472.50
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  14. Strategies for New Venture Development

    Strategies for New Venture Development

    Edited by Ari Ginsberg
    This groundbreaking work brings together a comprehensive set of scholarly articles that help shape our understanding of the strategies deployed to create and grow new business entities. The editor draws on a broad set of multi-disciplinary contributions to the domain of new venture development from scholars who publish in the fields of economics, entrepreneurship, finance, organization theory and strategic management. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 416.00   Web: $ 374.40
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  15. The Knowledge Spillover Theory of Entrepreneurship

    The Knowledge Spillover Theory of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács
    With this selection of previously published articles, Professor Acs provides a guided tour to the leading ideas in knowledge spillover theory. The volume not only includes some of the foundational writings on the use of knowledge in business and industry, but also brings us right up to date with some seminal articles illustrating the latest thinking on entrepreneurship, the knowledge spillover theory and the knowledge filter. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 396.00   Web: $ 356.40
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  16. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács
    Entrepreneurship and regional development can be addressed from many different angles: clusters, creativity and human capital. Professor Acs, a distinguished researcher in this field, approaches this debate through technology. Technological change can be regarded as the most important factor in long-run macroeconomic growth. It has been argued in new growth theory that the technological element of the growth process results from the profit-motivated choices of economic agents. This important volume makes an essential contribution to this debate by presenting an authoritative selection of the most significant published work on entrepreneurship and regional economic growth. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  17. Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

    Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

    Edited by Thorsten Beck
    This essential collection contains the most influential articles written over the past two decades that help us to understand the role of entrepreneurs in the development process, both theoretically and empirically. These important papers span a wide methodological range, from theoretical models, over cross-country studies, to firm- and household-level studies, utilizing both regression analysis and simulation techniques. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  18. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Edited by David B. Audretsch, Oliver Falck, Stephan Heblich
    This comprehensive volume integrates pathbreaking and seminal scholarship from two interrelated fields – innovation and entrepreneurship – with the chapters providing a compelling link between the two. The editors seek to introduce and contextualize some of the most important research. Topics covered include: history of thought, innovation and growth, the innovation process, role models of the entrepreneur, knowledge flows and institutions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 392.00   Web: $ 352.80
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  19. Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation

    Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation

    Edited by Mike Wright, Iris Vanaelst
    There is a growing interest in the diversity and complexity of entrepreneurial teams because of their potential to shape new business growth. In particular, curiosity is focused on how entrepreneurial teams should be formed in order to allow new businesses to be created and therefore ensure their growth. This timely collection identifies leading contributions in this developing area and reflects a growing body of research. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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  20. Family Business

    Family Business

    Edited by Joseph H. Astrachan, Torsten M. Pieper, Peter Jaskiewicz
    This insightful collection conveniently presents the most influential and frequently cited family business research articles. ‘Must quote’ papers on a broad range of topics, as well as a variety of methods are included and serve as a model for forthcoming work and a foundation for future theory. Complemented by the authors’ comprehensive introduction, this volume is an essential reference tool for seasoned researchers, new students and those who work with family businesses. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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