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Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and the Diffusion of Startups

Edited by Elias G. Carayannis, School of Business, George Washington University, US, Giovanni Battista Dagnino, University of Catania, Italy, Sharon Alvarez, Thomas W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, US and Rosario Faraci, University of Catania, Italy
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and the Diffusion of Startups addresses, for the first time, the emerging notion of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Chapters from leading scholars in the fields of entrepreneurship and strategy explore new ideas and provoke debate in both academia and practice. Covering the emergence, dynamics and management of entrepreneurial ecosystems and offering conceptual tools, experimental evidence and practical examples, this book will be invaluable to those seeking a greater understanding of entrepreneurship and startup strategies, both practitioners and students.
Extent: c 224 pp
Hardback Price: $130.00 Web: $117.00
Publication Date: May 2018
ISBN: 978 1 78471 005 7
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  • Business and Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
Recently emerging from a remote corner of study, entrepreneurial ecosystems and startups are assuming an increasingly significant role in today’s business world. This book constitutes a pioneering introduction to entrepreneurial ecosystems and startups, advancing the debate and providing unique and original coverage of the subject.

In this book, leading international researchers provide a synopsis of the current literature, and push forwards the boundaries of the field, using case studies to illustrate the implications of both theory and practice. Chapters cover the emergence, dynamics and management of entrepreneurial ecosystems, offering tools, experimental evidence and practical examples which will be invaluable to those seeking a greater understanding of entrepreneurship and startup strategies.

Providing a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and an array of intriguing insights, Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and the Diffusion of Startups will be a vital resource for scholars and students studying entrepreneurship, strategic management and business. The presentation of practical and real-world implications of research will also prove of interest to practitioners.