Entrepreneurship: Motivation, Performance and Risk

Entrepreneurship: Motivation, Performance and Risk

by Richard Fairchild


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614701484
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship Series
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 The Genesis of Firms - Internal Markets, External Markets and Hierarchies Bob Ryan 1

Chapter 2 Perception and Reality: Organisational Risk Taking, Choice of Strategy and Success under Ordinary Conditions and in Times of Crisis Anna Kádi Klára Faragó 27

Chapter 3 Performance and Optimality for High Technology Firms: An Empirical Analysis of Growth and Innovation Gavin C. Reid Vandana Ujjual 55

Chapter 4 Fairness Norms and Self-Interest in Venture Capital/Entrepreneur Contracting and Performance Richard Fairchild 73

Chapter 5 Entrepreneurial Choice with Respect to U.S. Microentrepreneurs and Access to Microloans Caroline E. W. Glackin 91

Chapter 6 Family Entrepreneurship: Opportunity or Threat to Network Formation? Lessons Learnt from Agri-Tourism Antonia Rosa Gurrieri Luca Petruzzellis 111

Chapter 7 Small Business Social Responsibility and the Missing Link: The Local Context Mara Del Baldo Paola Demartini 125

Chapter 8 Ethnic Entrepreneurship and Social Capital: Economic Effects Maria-Soledad Castaño Martínez 151

Chapter 9 Business Motivation and Work-Family Balance Among Urban and Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Portugal Carla Marques Gina Santos Chris Gerry Gil Gomes 167

Index 193

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