Entrepreneurship and New Value Creation: The Dynamic of the Entrepreneurial Processby Alain Fayolle
Pub. Date: 11/30/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Why do some individuals decide they want to create businesses and then actually do so? Why do others decide against this course of action, even though they appear to have what it takes to succeed? These two questions were among the first that researchers in the field of entrepreneurship tried to answer. Recently, it seems that the problem is much more difficult to
Why do some individuals decide they want to create businesses and then actually do so? Why do others decide against this course of action, even though they appear to have what it takes to succeed? These two questions were among the first that researchers in the field of entrepreneurship tried to answer. Recently, it seems that the problem is much more difficult to solve than it first appeared thirty years ago. The venture creation phenomenon is a complex one, covering a wide variety of situations. The purpose of this book is to improve our understanding of this complexity by offering both a theory of the entrepreneurial process and practical advice on how to start a new business and manage it effectively. Entrepreneurship and New Value Creation is a fascinating, research-driven book that will appeal to graduate students, researchers and reflective practitioners concerned with the dynamics of the entrepreneurial process.
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Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Perceptions of Entrepreneurship: 1. Entrepreneurship as a social and economic phenomenon; 2. Entrepreneurship as a field of research; 3. Entrepreneurship as an academic subject; Part II. Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurial System: 4. A new perspective to understand entrepreneurship; 5. Individual dimension in the I-NVC dialogic; 6. New Value Creation dimension in the I-NVC dialogic; Part III. Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Processes: 7. Introduction to the concept of entrepreneurial process; 8. The dynamic dimension of the entrepreneurial process; 9. A generic model of the entrepreneurial process; Part IV. Entrepreneurial Process Dynamics: 10. Entrepreneurial Process Trigger Phase; 11. Entrepreneurial process commitment phase; 12. Entrepreneurial process survival/development phase; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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