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Pioneers in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research


Pioneers in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research


International Studies in Entrepreneurship, Band 8

von: H. Landstrom

107,09 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 31.12.2007
ISBN/EAN: 9780387236339
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 380

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Around the world there is increasing interest in issues of small business and entrepreneurship. This book encapsulates the knowledge that can be gained from the most significant research contributions in this field. In addition it provides a historical-doctrinal review of the development of entrepreneurship and small business research, and presents some of the key pioneers that have shaped the research field.
This book provides a historical-doctrinal review of the development of entrepreneurship and small business research. It also presents some of the key pioneers that have shaped the research field during the past three decades.
Around the world there is an increasing interest in issues of small business and entrepreneurship. In a time with a lot of myths and opinions of the role of entrepreneurs and small business it is vital for a book like this to encapsulate the knowledge that can be gained from the most significant research contributions in the field. Such knowledge is often build upon empirical oriented methods providing policy relevant results for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
The aim of Pioneers in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research is first to provide a historical-doctrinal review of the development of entrepreneurship and small business research and, second, to present some of the key pioneers that have shaped the research field during the past three decades. The book focuses on the first recipients of the FSF-NUTEK International Award for Small Business Research including David Birch, Arnold Cooper, David Storey, Ian MacMillan, Howard Aldrich, Zoltan Acs, David Audretsch, and Giacomo Becattini.
A History of Entreprenership and Small Business Research.- The Roots of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research.- The Emergence of an Academic Field.- The International Picture.- Pioneers—the Individuals who Created the Field.- Pioneers — Micro-level Analysis.- David Birch.- David Storey.- Zoltan Acs And David Audretsch.- Giacomo Becattini.- Pioneers — Micro-level Analysis.- Arnold Cooper.- Ian Macmillan.- Howard Aldrich.- Epilogue.- A Retrospective as a Future Outlook.
Around the world there is an increasing interest in issues of small business and entrepreneurship. As the field develops, so too do myths and opinions about the economic, political, and social roles of entrepreneurs and the methods by which they are studied. To help codify the field and set a research agenda for the future, this volume encapsulates the knowledge that can be gained from the most significant research contributions to date. Such knowledge is often built upon empirically-oriented methods that provide policy-relevant results for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
The aim of Pioneers in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research is first to provide a historical-doctrinal review of the development of entrepreneurship and small business research and, second, to present the key concepts and discuss the impact of the pioneers who have shaped the field during the past four decades. The book focuses on the first recipients of the FSF-NUTEK International Award for Small Business Research (renamed in 2008 as The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research), including Zoltan Acs and David Audretsch, Howard Aldrich, Giacomo Becattini, David Birch, Arnold Cooper, Ian MacMillan, and David Storey. Pioneers in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research establishes a context for the current state of the field, showcases influential ideas and insights, and serves as an essential resource for researchers and students alike.
In emerging and rapidly growing fields of research it is always important for researchers and advanced MBA students to stop now and then, and reflect on our knowledge and the future development of the field of research
Gives a historical-doctrinal review of entrepreneurship and small business research, but also a summary of the core knowledge within the field