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Conceptual Richness and Methodological Diversity in Entrepreneurship Research

Edited by Alain Fayolle, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, Entrepreneurship Research Centre, EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France, Paula Kyrö, former Professor, School of Business, Aalto University, Finland, Tõnis Mets, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Head, Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Tartu, Estonia and Urve Venesaar, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
This important book identifies the current developments within entrepreneurship that are characterized by conceptual richness and methodological diversity. It presents the latest developments of topics such as the entrepreneurial mindset, culture and values as well as advances in entrepreneurship education and development. The contributors open the field for methodological renewal by introducing the current state of and opportunities for explorative research in entrepreneurship.
Extent: 352 pp
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Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 978 1 78254 730 3
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  • Business and Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods in Business and Management
This important book identifies the current developments within entrepreneurship that are characterized by conceptual richness and methodological diversity. It presents the latest developments of topics such as the entrepreneurial mindset, culture and values as well as advances in entrepreneurship education and development. The contributors open the field for methodological renewal by introducing the current state of and opportunities for explorative research in entrepreneurship.

Researchers, practitioners and policymakers will find the research in this book both innovative and refreshing, which will be particularly useful for those looking to renew their practices. It will also provide academics with some new ideas to adopt in their teaching and research in order to help their students to acquire entrepreneurial competences.
‘I can confidently say that I believe the chapters published in this volume are addressing interesting questions that we should care about. I can only applaud the series editors for their initiative, effort and time in producing yet another exceptional volume.’
– Helle Neergaard, Aarhus University, Denmark
Contributors: M. Bau’, C. Compagno, L.A.G. Da Gbadji, A. Fayolle, J. Fernández, B. Gailly, A. Garofano, C. Guzmán, O. Hägg, M. Ikävalko, I. Jaén, J. Kolhinen, A. Kurczewska, P. Kyrö, W. Lamine, G. Lauto, F. Liñán, H. Ling, J.C. Márquez-López, T. Mets, K. Moberg, J.A. Moriano, M.R. Napolitano, H. Neergaard, N. Osei-Bonsu, K. Peltonen, A. Riviezzo, I. Romero, E. Ruskovaara, T. Rytkölä, J. Seikkula-Leino, U. Venesaar
Contents:

Foreword
Helle Neergaard

1. Introduction: Entrepreneurial Research – Towards Conceptual Richness and Methodological Diversity
Alain Fayolle, Paula Kyrö, Tõnis Mets and Urve Venesaar

PART I: ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET, CULTURE AND VALUES
2. Personal Values and Entrepreneurial Intention: An Empirical Study
Inmaculada Jaén, Juan A. Moriano and Francisco Liñán

3. The Role of Researchers’ Motivations in the Genesis of Academic Spin-off Companies
Giancarlo Lauto, Massimo Bau’ and Cristiana Compagno

4. Could the Perception About Entrepreneurial Culture be Explained by Demographic Variables?
José Carlos Márquez-López, Carmen Guzmán and Francisco Liñán

PART II: ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION
5. An Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy Scale with a Neutral Wording
Kåre Moberg

6. Entrepreneurship Education and Metacognitive Awareness: Development of a Tool to Measure Metacognitive Awareness
Hannes Ling, Paula Kyrö and Urve Venesaar

7. Differences in Students’ Understanding of Opportunity Process Matters for their Learning!
Paula Kyrö, Agnieszka Kurczewska and Nana Osei-Bonsu

8. Teachers’ Reflections on Entrepreneurship Education: Their Understanding and Practices
Jaana Seikkula-Leino, Elena Ruskovaara, Markku Ikävalko, Johanna Kolhinen and Tiina Rytkölä

PART III: ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
9. Cultural Values and Start-up Rates in the Spanish Provinces
José Fernández, Francisco Liñán and Isidoro Romero

10. Entrepreneurial Orientation and Market Orientation in SMEs: An Explorative Study
Angelo Riviezzo, Maria Rosaria Napolitano and Antonella Garofano

11. A Social Network Approach to a Better Understanding of the Survival–Growth Phase of Innovative New Ventures
Alain Fayolle and Wadid Lamine

12. Corporate Venture Capital Choices Setting and Investment Behaviors: Analysis at Corporate, Venture and Business Environment Levels
Luc Armel G. Da Gbadji and Benoit Gailly

PART IV: CONCLUSION: OPENING NEW DOORS AND OFFERING ORIGINAL PERSPECTIVES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH
13. Explorative Research: An Unexploited Opportunity for Entrepreneurship Research
Paula Kyrö, Outi Hägg and Kati Peltonen

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