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Cognitive Aspects of Entrepreneurship: Decision-Making and Attitudes to Risk  

Nigel Wadeson

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews literature on the study of the cognition of entrepreneurs, and how this affects their attitudes to risk. The review begins with the heuristics and biases approach. ... More

Corporate Venture Capital: Past Evidence and Future Directions  

Gary Dushnitsky

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews the academic literature on corporate venture capital, that is, minority equity investments by established corporations in privately-held entrepreneurial ventures. It ... More

Definitions, Diversity and Development: Key Debates in Family Business Research  

Carole Howorth, Mary Rose, and Eleanor Hamilton

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article begins with an examination of definitions of family firms. The debate about what constitutes a family firm is every bit as complex as the definition of an entrepreneur. This ... More

Determinants of Small firm survival and growth  

Robert Cressy

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
Many excellent surveys of the literature on business growth and survival have appeared in the last decade. This article focuses on small firm literature on survival and growth, drawing on ... More

Enterprise Culture  

Marina Della-Giusta and Zella King

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article first looks at the rationale for adopting an ‘enterprise culture project’, with specific reference to the case of Britain from the 1980s to the present. It then considers how ... More

Entrepreneurial Pluralism  

Giovanni Ferri and Angelo Leogrande

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Economic manuals and the policy debate are generally permeated by the assumption that there is an archetypical form of enterprise: the private limited company, often viewed as a public ... More

Entrepreneurship  

Geoffrey G. Jones and R. Daniel Wadhwani

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Since the 1980s, entrepreneurship has emerged as a topic of growing interest among management scholars and social scientists. The subject has grown in legitimacy, particularly in business ... More

Entrepreneurship and Diversity  

Deirdre Tedmanson and Caroline Essers

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Nov 2015
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Jan 2016
This chapter extends on existing critical entrepreneurship contributions to illustrate and analyse how diversity entrepreneurship stemming from diverse contexts can enhance understandings ... More

Entrepreneurship and Management Buy-outs  

Douglas Michael Wright and Andrew Burrows

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article takes a broader perspective that encompasses both traditional agency-based explanations of buy-outs as well as recognizing the buy-out phenomenon as a vehicle for ... More

Entrepreneurship and Marketing  

Martin Carter

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
Entrepreneurship and marketing are intimately related. This article examines their relationship from three perspectives, the market process perspective, the marketing perspective, and the ... More

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