Strategic Entrepreneurship: Creating a New Mindset / Edition 1

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This volume introduces a new concept - strategic entrepreneurship - which integrates the insights of entrepreneurship and strategic management.

• This volume describes a new concept – strategic entrepreneurship – which fuses the insights of entrepreneurship and strategic management.

• The editors have invited the world's finest entrepreneurship and strategic management scholars to contribute chapters on key issues that are influencing research in both fields, and to integrate findings across the two.

• Investigates the overlap between entrepreneurship and strategic management in the context of six distinct domains: resources and organizational learning, innovation, alliances and networks, internationalization, strategic leadership, and growth.

• The contributors use both traditional and new theoretical approaches in order to further the reader's understanding of wealth creation in the current business environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631234104
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/27/2002
  • Series: Strategic Management Society Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,190,818
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael A. Hitt
is a Distinguished Professor and holds the Joseph Foster Chair in Business Leadership and the C.W. and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. Recently, he has co-authored Mergers and Acquisitions: A Guide to Creating Value for Stakeholders (2001) and Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization (Fourth Edition, 2001). He is also the co-editor of many volumes, including The Handbook of Strategic Management (Blackwell Publishers, 2001) and Creating Value (Blackwell Publishers, 2002). He is a Past President of the Academy of Management and has served as Editor of the Academy of Management Journal.
R. Duane Ireland
is W. David Robbins Chair in Business Policy and Professor of Management Systems at the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, University of Richmond. He has recently co-authored Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization (Fourth Edition, 2001) and Mergers and Acquisitions: A Guide to Creating Value for Stakeholders (2001). He is serving or has served as a member of the editorial review board for Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, and Journal of Management.
S. Michael Camp
is Vice President of Research at the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Kansas City. He designs and administers the Center's research program in collaboration with many of the world's leading scholars.
Donald L. Sexton
retired as Professor Emeritus from the Ohio State University in 1994.While at Ohio State University he held the William H. Davis Chair in Entrepreneurship. He is the co-author or co-editor of numerous publications including Leadership and Entrepreneurship (1996), Entrepreneurship 2000 (1997), and The Blackwell Handbook of Enterpreneurship (Blackwell Publishers, 2000).
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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
1 Strategic Entrepreneurship: Integrating Entrepreneurial and Strategic Management Perspectives 1
Pt. I Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management 17
2 The Entrepreneurship-Strategic Management Interface 19
3 Discovery and Coordination in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship 45
4 A Framework for Entrepreneurial Strategy 66
Pt. II Entrepreneurial Resources 87
5 Resource-Based Theory and the Entrepreneurial Firm 89
6 Overcoming Resource Disadvantages in Entrepreneurial Firms: When Less Is More 106
Pt. III Innovation 127
7 Bisociation, Discovery, and the Role of Entrepreneurial Action 129
8 Market Uncertainty and Learning Distance in Corporate Entrepreneurship Entry Mode Choice 151
9 Implementing Strategies for Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Knowledge-Based Perspective 173
Pt. IV Alliances and Networks 201
10 Networks, Alliances, and Entrepreneurship 203
11 Small Entrepreneurial Firms and Large Companies in Inter-Firm R&D Networks - the International Biotechnology Industry 223
Pt. V International Entrepreneurship 253
12 International Entrepreneurship: The Current Status of the Field and Future Research Agenda 255
13 What Sort of Top Management Team is Needed at the Helm of Internationally Diversified Firms? 289
Pt. VI Strategic Leadership and Growth 307
14 The Entrepreneurial Imperatives of Strategic Leadership 309
15 Entrepreneurship as Growth: Growth as Entrepreneurship 328
Author Index 343
Subject Index 355
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