Entrepreneurship Research in Europe: Outcomes and Perspectives

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Alain Fayolle, Paula Kyrö, J. M. Ulijn
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 366 pages
In this vital new book, leading international scholars highlight the unique characteristics and rich variety of European research in entrepreneurship. They pursue several different perspectives and focus on the key issues and most significant developments in the field.  

 

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Contents

The entrepreneurship debate in Europe a matter of history and culture?
1
Enterpreneurship Research in Europe Some Key Issues
33
Method issues in the study of venture startup processes
35
The entrepreneurial process emergence and evolution of new firms in the knowledgeintensive economy
55
New firm performance conceptual perspectives
80
The new paradigm of multipolar competition and its implications for entrepreneurship research in Europe
102
European Research Methodologies in Entrepreneurship Is There Some Place for Newness and Innovation?
119
Current state of methodology in entrepreneurship research and some expectations for the future
121
A chaordic lens for understanding entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship
193
Enterpreneurship Innovation and Culture as a Set of Interrelated Fields Why the European Context is of Importance
225
The entrepreneurial and innovative orientation of French German and Dutch engineers the proposal of a European context based upon some empiric...
227
The strategic spinoff project an opportunity for organizational learning and change
256
Cultural change from entrepreneurship to intrapreneurship
279
Gender and sector effects on Finnish rural entrepreneurs culture some educational implications
292
Factors associated with the performance of UK SMEs are they country specific?
313
Influences on the growth of Portuguese SMEs
331

The origins lessons and definition of entrepreneurial achievement a multiparadigm perspective via the case method
150
From forecast to realisation a systemic approach to understanding the evolution of hightech startups
174

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Edited by Alain Fayolle, Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, Entrepreneurship Research Centre, EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France, Paula Kyrö, former Professor, School of Business, Aalto University, Finland and the late Jan Ulijn, former Professor of International Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Culture, Open University and Emeritus Jean Monnet Chair, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands

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