The SAGE Handbook of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 1st Edition

  • Robert Blackburn Kingston University
  • Dirk De Clercq
  • Jarna Heinonen
  • Zhongming Wang
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1473988098
  • ISBN-13: 9781473988095
  • DDC: 658.022
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This text offers state-of-the-art chapters on all aspects of entrepreneurship. Original contributions from the best international scholars map the development of Entrepreneurship as an academic field, explore its key current debates and research methods, and also consider its future directions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
1: Introduction.
People and Entrepreneurial Processes.
2: Entrepreneurial Leadership: A Critical Review and Research Agenda.
3: Entrepreneurial Action Research: Moving Beyond Fixed Conceptualizations.
4: Pre- and Post-entrepreneurship Labor Mobility of Entrepreneurs and Employees in Entrepreneurial Firms.
5: Networks and Entrepreneurship.
6: Migrant Entrepreneurship.
7: Entrepreneurship from a Family Business Perspective.
8: Social Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship and Social Value Creation.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and Organization.
9: Entrepreneurial Strategy: A Contingency Review and Outlook for Future Research.
10: Perspectives on New Venture Creation.
11: New Venture Growth: Current Findings and Future Challenges.
12: Small Business Growth and Performance.
13: The Nature of Entrepreneurial Exit.
14: Corporate Entrepreneurship.
15: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Small Business.
16: Entrepreneurial Marketing in Small Enterprises.
17: Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures.
18: Internal Financial Management in Smaller, Entrepreneurial Businesses.
Entrepreneurial Milieu.
19: Can Governments Promote Gazelles? Evidence from Denmark.
20: Exploring Firm-Level Effects of Regulation: Going Beyond Survey Approaches.
21: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems1.
22: Entrepreneurial Social Responsibility.
23: Bringing ‘I’ into ‘E’ - What Could It Mean? Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of International Entrepreneurship Research.
24: Challenges to Venture Growth in Emerging Economies.
25: Learning and Educational Programs for Entrepreneurs.
26: The Use of Case Studies in Entrepreneurship Education.
27: Enterprise Education Pedagogy and Redesigning Learning Outcomes: Case of a Public Reform School.
Researching Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
28: In Search of Causality in Entrepreneurship Research: Quantitative Methods in Corporate Entrepreneurship.
29: Qualitative Research in Entrepreneurship.
30: Gender and Entrepreneurship at the Crossroads: Where Do You Want to Go?.
31: Making Entrepreneurship Research Matter: The Challenging Journey to an Academic Identity.
32: Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship Research.
Author Index.
Subject Index.