World encyclopedia of entrepreneurship / edited by Léo-Paul Dana.

Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2011.
xvi, 495 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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"This comprehensive reference work, written by some of the most eminent academics in the field, contains entries on numerous aspects of entrepreneurship. Topics covered include : business angels, Chinese clan entrepreneurship, criminal entrepreneurship, defining the entrepreneur, employee start-ups, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship policy, ethics, ethnic minority entrepreneurship, family business, global entrepreneurship and transnationalism, indigenous entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, internationalization, involuntary entrepreneurship, Islam and entrepreneurship, mature-age entrepreneurs, pastorialism, religion as an explanatory variable for entrepreneurship, rural entrepreneurship, self-efficacy, small island entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and venture capital. There are also entries on individuals including Conrad Hilton, Howard Hughes and Joseph Schumpeter."--Back cover.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Business angels / Colin M. Mason
  • Chinese clan entrepreneurship / David Leong
  • Configuration approach in entrepreneurship research / Rainer Harms, Sascha Kraus
  • Criminal entrepreneurship / Petter Gottschalk
  • Defining the entrepreneur / Louis Jacques Filion
  • Economics and entrepreneurship / William J. Baumol
  • Employee start-ups / Andreas Koch
  • Entrepreneurial decision-making / Jean Bonnet, Pascal Cussy, Thomas Brau
  • Entrepreneurial desirability / Yvon Gasse
  • Entrepreneurial orientation / Thomas H. Hawver, Jeffrey M. Pollack
  • Entrepreneurship education / Alain Fayolle
  • Entrepreneurship in the ethnic ownership economy / Ivan H. Light
  • Entrepreneurship policy / David B. Audretsch
  • Environment for entrepreneurship / Jean J. Obrecht
  • Ethics and entrepreneurship / Alan E. Singer
  • Ethnic minority entrepreneurship / Léo-Paul Dana, Michael Morris
  • Evolution of entrepreneurship: toward stewardship-based economics / Raymond W.Y. Kao, Rowland R. Kao, Kenneth R. Kao
  • Exit / Karl Wennberg
  • Family business / Sascha Kraus, Reiner Harms
  • Feasibility of entrepreneurship / Yvon Gasse
  • Geographic proximity in entrepreneurship / Udo Staber
  • Global entrepreneurship and transnationalism / Ivan H. Light
  • Historical context of entrepreneurship / Mark Casson
  • Hotelier entrepreneur / Kirk Frith
  • Howard Hughes / Teresa E. Dana
  • The Hudson's Bay Company / Lynn Ferguson
  • Implicit theories of entrepreneurship / Jeffrey M. Pollack
  • Indigenous entrepreneurship as a function of cultural perceptions of opportunity / Léo-Paul Dana, Robert Brent Anderson
  • Interdependent innovation / Adam M. Kleinbaum
  • Intermediated internationalization theory / Zoltan J. Acs, Siri Terjesen
  • International entrepreneurship / Benjamin M. Oviatt, Vladislav R. Maksimov, Patricia P. McDougall
  • Internationalization of European entrepreneurs / Léo-Paul Dana [and others]
  • Involuntary entrepreneurship / Teemu Kautonen [and others]
  • Islam and entrepreneurship / Wafica Ali Ghoul
  • Learning business and planning / P. Kyrö, M. Niemi
  • Mature-age entrepreneurship / Paull C. Weber, Michael T. Schaper
  • Pastoralism as a form of entrepreneurship / A. Allan Degen
  • Process / Yvon Gasse
  • A quantum-holographic approach to the psychophysiology of intuitive action / Raymond Trevor Bradley, Dana Tomasino
  • Regional context of entrepreneurship / Dieter Bögenhold, Uwe Fachinger
  • Religion as an explanatory variable for entrepreneurship / Léo-Paul Dana
  • Rural entrepreneurship / Gerard McElwee, Andrew Atherton
  • Schumpeter, creative destruction and entrepreneurship / Dieter Bögenhold
  • Self-efficacy / Jeffrey M. Pollack
  • Signalling Uschi Backes-Gellner, Arndt Werner
  • Simulation games / Christian Lendner, Jutta Huebscher
  • Small island entrepreneurship / Godfrey Baldacchino
  • Social entrepreneurship / Ana Maria Peredo
  • Strategy and entrepreneurship / Robert T. Hamilton
  • Teams / Leon Schjoedt, Sascha Kraus
  • Ten percenters: fast-growth middle-market firms in Britain / David Storey
  • Territorial entrepreneurship / Pierre-André Julien
  • Third-world entrepreneurship / Peter Kilby
  • Trust entrepreneurship / Friederike Welter
  • Venture capital / Jeffrey M. Pollack, Thomas H. Hawver.
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