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Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship
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Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship

9781784713577 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Alain Fayolle, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Activities, University of Cagliari, Italy, Paula Kyrö, former Professor, School of Business, Aalto University, Finland and Francisco Liñán, Associate Professor, University of Seville, Spain
Publication Date: 2015 ISBN: 978 1 78471 357 7 Extent: 384 pp
Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship considers the role played by education, research, context and strategy in helping to grow entrepreneurial projects from the initial seed of an idea through to the fruition of success. This book is a wide-ranging examination of the influences on entrepreneurial activity that also asks new questions of entrepreneurship and opens new avenues of research. As such, it will become essential reading for academic researchers and entrepreneurial practitioners alike.

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There are many factors involved in becoming an effective entrepreneur. The process of recognizing opportunities and nurturing new ventures must take into account both internal decision-making practice and external environmental influence.

Developing, Shaping and Growing Entrepreneurship considers the role played by education, research, context and strategy in helping to grow entrepreneurial projects from the initial seed of an idea through to the fruition of success. This book is a wide-ranging examination of the influences on entrepreneurial activity that also asks new questions of entrepreneurship and opens new avenues of research. As such, it will become essential reading for academic researchers and entrepreneurial practitioners alike.
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Contributors: M.O. Barroso-González, A. Caetano, A. Fayolle, S.Fernandes Costa, L. Foss, A. Garofano, J. Grande, T. Gruber-Muecke, C. Guzmán-Alfonso, J. Guzmán-Cuevas, T. Iakovleva, I. Jaén, N. Kailer, P. Kyrö, F. Liñán, J.A. Moriano, M.-R. Napolitano, E. Oftedal, T. Pihkala, T. Rinne, A. Riviezzo, I. Roaldsen, T. Römer-Paakkanen, S. Rueda, E. Ruskovaara, T. Rytkölä, S.C. Santos, J. Seikkula-Leino, N.D. Taura, I. Vestrum
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Contents:

Foreword by Friederike Welter

Introduction: The Role of European Research in Understanding Entrepreneurship
Alain Fayolle, Paula Kyrö and Francisco Liñán

PART I THE ROLE OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. Applying Doctoral Studies and Research on Entrepreneurship To Teachers’ Work at HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences
Tarja Römer-Paakkanen

2. Creating a Measurement Tool for Entrepreneurship Education: A Participatory Development Approach
Elena Ruskovaara, Timo Pihkala, Jaana Seikkula-Leino and Tiina Rytkölä

3. Validating a Theory of Planned Behaviour Questionnaire to Measure Entrepreneurial Intentions
Samuel Rueda, Juan A. Moriano and Francisco Liñán

4. Developmental Networks and Entrepreneurial Competence Development: A Survey of Active and Former Junior Entrepreneurs.
Tina Gruber-Muecke and Norbert Kailer

PART II THE ROLE OF CONTEXT IN SHAPING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
5. Socio-Psychological Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Teams: Profiling the Entrepreneurial Potential.
Susana C. Santos, Sílvia Fernandes Costa and António Caetano

6. From Words to Deeds: Are Italian Universities Changing Their Discursive Practices To Promote Entrepreneurship?
Angelo Riviezzo, Maria Rosaria Napolitano and Antonella Garofano

7. Cultural Values in the Study of the Society’s Entrepreneurial Potential
Inmaculada Jaén and Francisco Liñán

PART III THE ROLE OF INNOVATIVE STRATEGY IN GROWING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
8. Corporate Entrepreneurship and Rent Creation: An Integration of Perspectives
Jorunn Grande

9. Strategic Resource Management in the Service Sector
Timo Rinne

10. Absorptive and Adaptive Capability in Commercializing New Technology: A Case Study of Emerging Petroleum Companies In Norway
Tatiana Iakovleva, Elin Oftedal and Lene Foss

PART IV INTEGRATING CONTEXT AND STRATEGY IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
11. How Entrepreneurs Develop Relationships for Community Ventures Within Local Communities
Ingebjørg Vestrum

12. The Innovative Performance of Firms in African Clusters
Nasiru D. Taura

13. The Business Model and Entrepreneurial Strategies – The Case Of SMEs in Mature Industries
Ingrid Roaldsen

14. A Viability Study of Social Economy Firms in a Market Economy: An Application in Southern Spain.
Carmen Guzmán-Alfonso, María de la O Barroso-González and Joaquín Guzmán-Cuevas

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