A Research Agenda for the Entrepreneurial University

Elgar Research Agendas

Edited by Ulla Hytti, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Turku, Finland

This far-reaching Research Agenda highlights the main features of entrepreneurial university research over the two decades since the concept was first introduced, and examines how technological, environmental and social changes will affect future research questions and themes. It revisits existing research that tends to adopt either an idealised or a sceptical view of the entrepreneurial university, arguing for further investigation and the development of bridges between these two strands.

‘From an academic point of view, entrepreneurial universities are still an emergent area in the field of entrepreneurship. This book, written by a group of scholars at the leading edge on this topic, is offering new and fresh research perspectives. I found interest in every piece of research; however, I would recommend paying greater attention to those chapters taking a critical stance toward the phenomenon and those discussing the challenges and opportunities entrepreneurial universities might meet in the digital era.’
– Alain Fayolle, University of Cagliari, Italy

‘This important new book not only makes crystal clear the key role played by an entrepreneurial university in driving economic performance, it also paves a pioneering path directing research and thought leadership on how best to create, develop and sustain an entrepreneurial university. The book transcends both disciplinary boundaries and conventional thinking in forging an important new research area.’
– David B. Audretsch, Indiana University, US

2021 c 288 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 503 2 £95.00 £85.50 $145.00 $130.50

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