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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

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

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 Professional Service Firms  

Markus Reihlen and Andreas Werr

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Aug 2015
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Oct 2015
Research on entrepreneurship in professional services is rather limited. The authors argue that one reason why the two fields of professional services and entrepreneurship have operated in ... More

Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship  

Anuradha Basu

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May 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews the existing theoretical and empirical literature on ethnic entrepreneurship. It primarily focuses on empirical research conducted in Britain and the United States. It ... More

Schumpeter and the Organization of Entrepreneurship  

Markus C. Becker and Thorbjørn Knudsen

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Mar 2009
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Sep 2009
This article first briefly introduces Schumpeter, the issues he tackled in his work, and the contributions he is best known for. It then offers a concise guide to Schumpeter's works and ... More

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