Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP) is a leading scholarly journal in Entrepreneurship. The journal's mission is to publish original conceptual and empirical research that contributes to the advancement of entrepreneurship. ETP is consistently ranked as one of the most influential business journals of the Journal Citation Reports and by the Financial Times as one of the top journals Browse all issues of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box
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Journal of Business Venturing Insights. 3.8 CiteScore. Submit your article. Articles & Issues. About. Publish. Submit your article Guide for Authors. Latest issue All issues. Submit your article Guide for authors. Search in this journal. Bringing design alongside theory and practice in entrepreneurship research. Edited by Henrik Berglund, Dimo Dimov, Karl Wennberg. Last update 18 March 2019. The theory of entrepreneurship, namely the entrepreneurial value creation theory, explains the entrepreneurial experience in its fullest form, from the entrepreneurial intention and the discovery. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 16, 23-45. Smith, A. (1776). An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes o f the Wealth of Nations.London: Methuen . Publishers . Stevenson, H., & Harmeling, S. (1990. Special Issue of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Entrepreneurship and Biology. Editors. Nicos Nicolaou, University of Warwick . Phillip Phan, Johns Hopkins University. Ute Stephan, Aston University. The past few years have witnessed a significant increase in the number of papers on the biological underpinnings of entrepreneurship (Shane and Nicolaou, 2015; Wiklund, Patzelt and Dimov.
Journal of Business Venturing, 19: 385-410. Google Scholar; Fiet J. 2000. The theoretical side of teaching entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Venturing, 16 (1): 1-24. Google Scholar; Gartner W. B. 1985. A conceptual framework for describing the phenomenon of new venture creation. Academy of Management Review, 10 (4): 696-706. Link. Through the utilization of a logistical regression, the main findings of the study show that the interaction between the three factors perceived opportunities, network and knowing other entrepreneurs increase significantly the probability to create a new venture, while the main effect of knowing other entrepreneurs has a negative impact. We discuss the implications of our results for. They report that 15 years (1985-1999) of publication in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Management Science, and Administrative Science Quarterly resulted in only 97 (1.8%) articles in entrepreneurship, and that while publication of empirical research has increased over time, theoretical. His research has been published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. His research has been recognized with best paper awards at both the Academy of Management and at the Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Professor Marino has served the Academy.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of entrepreneurship studies. Article topics include, but are not limited to national and international studies of enterprise creation, small business management, family-owned businesses, minority issues in small business and entrepreneurship, new venture creation, research methods, venture financing, and. top business schools in the USA are now including certain entrepreneurship journals (Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice) in their lists of premier journals for the faculty research. In addition, Michael A. Hitt of Texas A&M University, one of the most respected scholars in the field of management, has developed a new journal, the Strategic Entrepreneurship.
Business, Management and Accounting. All Journals News Blogs. 4 OR: quarterly journal of the Belgian, French and Italian operations research societies: 4OR: Abacus: Academy of management: Accounting and business research : Accounting and finance: Accounting forum: Accounting in Europe: Accounting, organizations and society: Advances in accounting: American journal of economics and sociology. Nonyelum Lina Eze, Mattias Nordqvist, Georges Samara, Maria José Parada, Different Strokes for Different Folks: The Roles of Religion and Tradition for Transgenerational Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 10.1177/1042258720964428, (104225872096442), (2020) The theory has implications for entry and exit, specialization of labor, and business transfers. These business transfers correspond to, among other things, individuals changing jobs an sales of firms. Transfers are seen as a mechanism facilitating division of labor. We also discuss evidence on business transfers that occur through sales of firms . Journal of Financial Economics, 96 (2010), 18 - 32. Gompers, P., and Lerner, J.. The Determinants of Corporate Venture Capital Success: Organizational Structure, Incentives and Complementarities. In Concentrated Ownership, Morck, R., ed. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. He has served as editor of the Journal of Business Venturing and Management Science and on the editorial boards of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Small Business Management and Journal of Management Accounting Research. Professor Cassar teaches management accounting and corporate governance concepts across several programmes and is the recipient of teaching awards including.
The analysis includes all 665 papers published between 2001 and February of 2008 in the Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Business Venturing, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. The research outlines key methodological issues, assesses recent methodological practice, identifies current trends, and offers recommendations for. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31 (1), January, 77-102 190 PART III TEAM TURNOVER 11. Aegean Leung, Jing Zhang, Poh Kam Wong and Maw Der Foo (2006), 'The Use of Networks in Human Resource Acquisition for Entrepreneurial Firms: Multiple fit Considerations', Journal of Business Venturing, 21 (5), September, 664-86 219 12. Warren Boeker and Rushi Karichalil (2002), 'Entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurship is an integral part of sport but less is known about how different types of entrepreneurship facilitate innovation. The aim of this paper is to develop a theory of sports-based entrepreneurship that incorporates different sub-categories of entrepreneurship such as social, technological and international
Maria Minniti is Professor of Economics and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Her articles on entrepreneurship, economic growth, and complexity theory have appeared in such publications as the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations, the Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics Journal, Comparative Economic Studies, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Exploration of Key Success Factors that Influence Business Performance: The Experiences of Women Micro-entrepreneurs from Mazovia Voivodeship of Polan What makes nascent entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running? We answer this by examining in a broad and unifying way: motivation and cognition, knowledge and experience and social support... Entrepreneurship theory & practice 18 (3): 91-91. Kwon, Seok-Woo, and Pia Arenius. 2010. Nations of entrepreneurs: A social capital perspective. Journal of Business Venturing 25 (3): 315-330. Landes, David S. 1949. French entrepreneurship and industrial growth in the nineteenth century. Journal of Economic History 9: 45-6
Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Vol. 11. Following or breaking regional development paths: on the role and capability of the innovative entrepreneur. 8 May 2018 | Regional Studies, Vol. 53, No. 5. It's Time We Talk About Time in Entrepreneurship . 3 May 2019 | Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 4. A qualitative investigation of microentrepreneurship in the sharing economy. Our researchers have published in top-tier journals such as Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Product Innovation Management and Family Business Review. The research we generate is aimed to have an impact on the way both practitioners and policy makers operate. Our academics are regularly engaged with government policy-makers, national and. Bestand (Print) E-Journal: Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice (ET&P) 1042-2587 A: B 1221 24.1999/2000-28.2003/04: Link Journal of Business Venturing (JBV) 0883-9026 A: Link Research Policy (RP) 0048-7333: A Link Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ) 1932-4391: A: Link Entrepreneurship & Regional Development 0898-5626 B: Link Family Business Review 0894-4865: B: Link Industry & Innovation. His service to the entrepreneurship field has included two consecutive terms as Chair of the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division (1985 + 1986), special issue editorships for the Journal of Business Venturing (JBV) and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP), and Editorial Board memberships with the Academy of Management Review (AMR), Journal of Management (JOM), JBV, ETP, the.
Corporate entrepreneurship and financial performance: the case of management leveraged buyouts. Journal of Business Venturing, 10(3), 225-247. Zahra, S.A. and Garvis, D. M. (2000). International Corporate Entrepreneurship and Firm Performance: The Moderating Effect of International Environment Hostility, Journal of Business Venturing, 15(2. It covers the practice and theory of international business, international entrepreneurship and international franchising, highlighting developing countries attempting to assert themselves on the global stage. JIBED welcomes papers encompassing different areas of international business studies, such as marketing, management, organisational behaviour, finance, accounting, MIS, economics, and. Deniz has co-authored numerous books and has published widely in a range of academic and practitioner journals including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Journal of Management Studiess. She sits on the editorial boards of Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Academy of Management.
We have published in major journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Management Science, Organisation Science, and Journal of Applied Psychology. Our faculty also serve as reviewers or associate editors for. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 19(3), 441-460. Souitaris, V., Zerbinati, S., & Al-Laham, A. (2007). Do Entrepreneurship Programmes Raise Entrepreneurial Intention of Science and Engineering Students? the Effect of Learning, Inspiration and Resources. Journal of Business Venturing, 22(4), 566-591 Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(4), p.713-744. Hayter, C.S., Lubynsky, R. and Maroulis, S. 2017. Who is the academic entrepreneur? The role of graduate students in the development of university spinoffs. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42(6), p.1237-1254. Huyghe, A. and Knockaert, M. 2015. The influence of organizational culture and. Her research publications have appeared in journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Business Strategy and the Environment, and Interfaces. Her work has also appeared as chapters in edited volumes on sustainability and innovation, green chemistry, ethics, and entrepreneurship. She has produced more than fifty.
Academic journal article Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. An Interactive Model of the Corporate Entrepreneurship Process . By Hornsby, Jeffrey S.; Naffziger, Douglas W.; Kuratko, Donald F.; Montagno, Ray V. Read preview. Article excerpt. Recently there has been a growing interest in the use of corporate entrepreneurship as a means for corporations to enhance the innovative abilities of. Journals: ISSN: 17476763, 15499324: Coverage: 2018-2019 : Scope: JIBED addresses the advancement of contemporary research in areas of international business and entrepreneurship. It covers the practice and theory of international business, international entrepreneurship and international franchising, highlighting developing countries attempting to assert themselves on the global stage. JIBED. Per Davidsson (born 5 April 1958) is an entrepreneurship professor that holds Swedish and Australian citizenship. He is currently a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Queensland University of Technology Business School and served as the Talbot Family Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE) during 2010-2018 . It is one of the largest entrepreneurship research projects in the world. The main research focus is students' entrepreneurial intentions and activities, including the topic of family firm succession
Jafari Sadeghi, V., Biancone, P. Pietro, et al. (2019) 'International entrepreneurship by particular people on their own terms: evidence of universal attributes of entrepreneurs in evolving economies', International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 37(2), pp. 288-308. doi: 10.1504/IJESB.2019.100109 He has published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals, such as Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Family Business Review, Academy of Management Learning and Education, etc
International Journal of Entrepreneurship aims to cater to the needs of higher managerial cadres in the business and industry. Apart from focusing on the needs of academicians, professional bodies and business and management schools, the journal is resourceful for scholars, researchers and students in this field. The journal thus covers a wide range of topics in this field, including but not. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 1, 12-17. Fisher, G. (2012). Effectuation, Causation, and Bricolage: A Behavioral Comparison of Emerging Theories in Entrepreneurship Research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 36(5), 1019-1051 This paper examines entrepreneurship education in the light of debates about the future of the business school, the nature of the MBA, with which management education is generally synonymous, and the links that need to be created between teaching and research
SAGE Publishing today announces that it has begun to publish Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP). SAGE Publishing welcomes the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice to its business journals portfolio . March 20, 2018. . Besides designing and delivering management and entrepreneurship programs to U.S. and foreign businesses and governments, particularly in transition economies, Dr. Hisrich has.
His academic research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Business Venturing, Applied Psychology, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. His research and commentary has been featured in popular press outlets including Forbes, Financial Times, The Huffington Post, The New York Post, Entrepreneur, Science Daily, and MSN.com. Dr. Stevenson's research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice; Journal of Business Venturing; Journal of Management Studies; Organization Studies; Strategic Management Journal; Sample Publications: Faculty-Student Joint Research. Kier, Alex, and Jeff McMullen (2018). Entrepreneurial Imaginativeness in New Venture Ideation. Academy of Management Journal, Volume 61, Issue 6, pp: 2265-2295. Warnick, Ben J., C. Entrepreneurship: Concepts, Theory and Perspective. Introduction Álvaro Cuervo1, Domingo Ribeiro2 y Salvador Roig 2 1Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2Universitat de València The creation of a country's wealth and dynamism depends upon the competitive-ness of its firms and this, in turn, relies fundamentally on the capabilities of its en-trepreneurs and managers. The essence of the modern.
Entrepreneurship by Cengage Learning Australia, Donald Kuratko, and Allan O'Connor Entrepreneurship: theory, process, practice covers the foundations of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial growth for the Asia-Pacific entrepreneur. The text emphasises the development of a business idea with the major theme of Environmental Entrepreneurship. Alongside a strong theoretical framework, the. Academic journal article Performance . By Chandler, Gaylen N.; Hanks, Steven H. Read preview. Academic journal article Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. Founder Competence, the Environment, and Venture Performance . By Chandler, Gaylen N.; Hanks, Steven H. Read preview. Article excerpt. Previous research on demographic and psychological characteristics of entrepreneurs has not. She has been published in journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, the Journal of Business Ethics, Small Business Economics, the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, and a number of other international journals. She earned a PhD in business administration from the University of Cincinnati, a master's degree in liberal studies from Florida International.
Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice Journal. 3.5K likes. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP) is a leading scholarly journal in Entrepreneurship. The journal's mission is to publish original.. . With conceptual and empirical chapters from a wide range of cultures and entrepreneurship and leadership ecosystems, the Research Handbook for the first time produces a systematic overview of the entrepreneurial leadership field, providing a state of. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an international peer reviewed journal which is published quarterly, provides a worldwide forum for the exploration and dissemination of ideas and experience relating to the development and application of entrepreneurship.The journal takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on the highest-quality work in business and management. Abstract. Women-owned businesses are one of the fastest growing categories of firms in the world, but they are greatly understudied in countries from the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)  Agnieszka Kurczewska, Michał Mackiewicz, Wirginia Doryń, Dorota Wawrzyniak PECULIARITY OF HYBRID ENTREPRENEURS - REVISITING LAZEAR'S THEORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Journal of Business Economics and Management 21, no.1 1 (Feb 2020): 277-300
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Imperfections, Special Forces, and Entrepreneurship by E.M. Burlingame. It is often subtle differences, slight incongruities, which are the real strength of the individual, making possible extraordinary contributions. And the success of any difficult venture is far more often than not, realized through the collective efforts of a group of individuals, each with their own slight or not so. 2. Ratten V. (2011). Sport-based entrepreneurship: towards a new theory of entrepreneurship and sport management, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 7(1), 57-69. DOI: 10.1007/s11365-010-0138-z Martin Mabunda Baluku, Richard Balikoowa, Edward Bantu, Kathleen Otto, Applying self-determination theory to explaining differences in career commitment between self-employed and salaried employees, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 10.1108/JEEE-05-2019-0051, ahead-of-print, ahead-of-print, (2020) Mitglieder der Group haben unter anderem in den folgenden Zeitschriften publiziert: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Marketing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Research Policy, Strategic.
The Entrepreneurship capstone subject provides students the opportunity to integrate what they have learned in their studies through the analysis of a business start-up venture. Central to the project will be evidence of critical analysis and reflexive and reflective practice, business engagement, and evidence of the application of business tools and concepts mastered during the program Entrepreneurship journals Management/skills journals • Journal of Business Venturing • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice • International Small Business Journal • Journal of Small Business Management • Small Business Economics • British Journal of Management • Journal of Management Studies • Academy of Management Review . Policy review The policy review followed a similar.
Fifteen Years of International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business : A Bibliometric Overview by Satish Kumar, Riya Sureka Abstract: The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB) is a refereed journal publishing original peer reviewed articles. It completed its fifteen years of active publishing in the year 2018. The purpose of the study is to celebrate. About the Journal. Entrepreneurship in its broad sense can be defined as something that refers to venture capital-backed startups and their kin, for others, to any small business. Organization Management involves coordinating the resources of the organization through the process of leading, planning, organizing and controlling. Open Access systems have long been portrayed as the most. Entrepreneurship and Business History: Renewing the Research Agenda During the 1940s and 1950s business historians pioneered the study of entrepreneurship. The interdisciplinary Center for Research on Entrepreneurial History, based at Harvard Business School which included Joseph Schumpeter and Alfred Chandler, and its journal Explorations in Entrepreneurial History were key institutional. As the business environment becomes increasingly complex and dynamic, more firms begin to adopt corporate entrepreneurship strategy in pursuit of sustainable competitive advantage. Based on the network theory, this paper compares three types of resources acquisitions and argues that unique network resources are the underlying reason that entrepreneurship activities benefit from enterprise. About the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship: Serving more than 4,000 students, NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in areas such as accounting, finance, human resource management, public administration, supply chain management and more. The college is housed in the five-story state-of-the.
Entrepreneurship in Theory and History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Chrisman, James J., Jess H Chua, and Pramodita Sharma. 2005. Trends and directions in the development of a strategic management theory of the family firm. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 29:555-576. Colli, Andrea. 2003. The History of Family Business 1850-2000 Intrapreneurship is the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working within a large organization. Intrapreneurship is known as the practice of a corporate management style that integrates risk-taking and innovation approaches, as well as the reward and motivational techniques, that are more traditionally thought of as being the province of entrepreneurship Female entrepreneurship, and, in particular, the contribution of their ventures to aggregate economic activity has gained increasing attention over recent years in terms of theory, practice and policy. This concise book explores how women fit into the contemporary entrepreneurial discourse by recognizing that gender intersects with, and influences, women's experience of entrepreneurship
His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Family Business Strategy, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Operations Management, among other journals. He currently serves as an Associate. The Journal of Creativity and Business Innovation (abbr. Journal CBI, ISSN 2351 - 6186) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access online Journal, focused on business creativity and innovation research. The Journal is free of charge both for authors and readers Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice Journal. Entrepreneur. Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization. Nonprofit Organization. Small Business Owners . Business & Economy Website. Edward Lowe Foundation. Nonprofit Organization. America's SBDC. Nonprofit Organization. E2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. Nonprofit Organization. Journal of Business Venturing. Nonprofit Organization. National Association for.
International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 2 No. 16; September 2011 146 Entrepreneurship, National Culture and Turkey entrepreneurship theory in a country will also be good in another country. The purpose of this study is to indicate that there is an absolute effect of culture on entrepreneurship, and entrepreneur reflects dominant values of his or her national culture. Successful entrepreneurship requires a specialized mix of innovation, drive, business acumen, and communication; an entrepreneur sees the potential and pitfalls in any idea, and understands the product, the market, and the business climate well enough to make smart decisions for the venture. This book is designed to go beyond the nuts and bolts of entrepreneurship and help students develop the. Lazear's concept of skill variety has been established in entrepreneurship research and is con-sidered an important extension to human capital theory. The literature on skill variety, its de-terminants and its effects on entrepreneurial outcomes is growing. But especially the literature on determinants of skill variety as well as the relation between gender and skill variety is still in its. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice Journal. The Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice is a leading scholarly publication in the field of Entrepreneurship studies and the official journal of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).. Entrepreneurship Viewbook (PDF) Download a copy of the award-winning Entrepreneurship Viewbook and learn more about what the. The journal provides a communication forum to advance entrepreneurship, innovation, small business management and family business theory, as well as the application thereof in practice. Its aim is the improvement and further development of these fields and it is designed to appeal to both practitioners and academics