Fast Growing Firms in a Slow Growth Economy: Institutional Conditions for Innovation

Fast Growing Firms in a Slow Growth Economy: Institutional Conditions for Innovation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785367106
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/16/2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Francesca Visintin and Daniel Pittino, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Udine, Italy

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgements

1. Introduction: Innovation Beyond National Systems Fragility: Institutional Bricolage for SMEs Growth

D. Lauto G. Pittino and F. Visintin


2. Entrepreneurship and Technological Clusters. The Influence of Contextual Factors on the Birth and Growth of New Businesses

T. Pucci and L. Zanni

3. Tie Formation Through Venture Concept Development in Emerging Innovative Start-Ups

A. Comacchio, S. Bonesso and V. Finotto

4. Micro-Context and Institutional Entrepreneurship: Multiple Case Studies of Innovative Start-Ups

D. Giacomini, C. Muzzi, S. Albertini


5. Innovative Start-Ups and Growth Factors

G. Antonelli, A. Berni and S. Consiglio

6. Family Firms as the Incubators of New Ventures: A Transgenerational Perspective

M. Brumana, T. Minola, L. Cassia, D. Gamba and P. Pressiani

7. Evolution of University Spinoffs’ Business Model.

C.E. De Marco and A. Piccaluga

8. ‘Reassembling the Social’, in Entrepreneurial Innovation and Academic Entrepreneurship Studies: The ‘Amphibious Scientists’ Phenomenon.

F. Crisci and P.A.M. Mazzurana


9. Learning from Critical Internationalisation Events. Insights from Two Fast Growing Italian SMEs

A. Francesconi, C. Dossena, G. Magnani, M. Talaia, A. Pisoni and A. Onetti

10. Spin-Offs and Social Capital: Contingent Social Networking Towards Growth

B. Masiello, F. Izzo, M. Pezzillo Iacono and M. Martinez

11. Business Model Evolution and the Growth Drivers of High-Tech New Ventures

A. Tracogna, G. Bortoluzzi and B. Balboni

12. Quasi-Successful and Quasi-Failing Academic Spin-Offs: The Role of Technological and Commercial Alliances

P. Gubitta, A. Tognazzo, D. Campagnolo and M. Gianecchini


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