Trailblazing in Entrepreneurship

Creating New Paths for Understanding the Field

by Dean A. Shepherd, Holger Patzelt

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Book Description

In this book, the authors present a challenge for future research to build a stronger, more complete understanding of entrepreneurial phenomena. They argue that this more complete picture of entrepreneurial phenomena will likely come from scholars who undertake at least some trailblazing projects; from scholars who broaden the range of research questions, the potential outcomes of entrepreneurial action, and the selection and combination of research methods; and from researchers who avoid the endless debates about the margins of the field and its sub-fields or about whether one theoretical or philosophical lens is superior to another. This book offers suggestions for future research through a variety of topics including prosocial action, innovation, family business, sustainability and development, and the financial, social, and psychological costs of failure. It promises to make an important contribution to the development of the field and help academics, organizations, and society make useful contributions to the generation of entrepreneurial research.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Trailblazing in Entrepreneurship ebook for free in PDF format (4.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Business and Management
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2017
Pages
294
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319487007
ISBN10
3319487000
ISBN13 Digital
9783319487014
ISBN10 Digital
3319487019
PDF Size
4.1 MB
License
CC BY

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