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Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship


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This series extends the meaning and scope of entrepreneurship by capturing new research and enquiry on economic, social, cultural and personal value creation. Entrepreneurship as value creation represents the endeavours of innovative people and organisations in creative environments that open up opportunities for developing new products, new services, new firms and new forms of policy making in different environments seeking sustainable economic growth and social development. In setting this objective the series includes books which cover a diverse range of conceptual, empirical and scholarly topics that both inform the field and push the boundaries of entrepreneurship.

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Time, Space and Entrepreneurship

Time, Space and Entrepreneurship

1st Edition

Forthcoming

James O. Fiet
July 18, 2019

Identifying opportunities is essential to successful entrepreneurial activity but good opportunities may be missed if entrepreneurs fail to understand when and where to search for them, or appreciate the significance of timing and place in their search.  This book identifies and addresses three...

Entrepreneurship and Global Cities: Diversity, Opportunity and Cosmopolitanism

Entrepreneurship and Global Cities: Diversity, Opportunity and Cosmopolitanism

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Nikolai Mouraviev, Nada K. Kakabadse
June 19, 2019

Global cities with a largely cosmopolitan environment, such as Auckland, Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Shanghai or Singapore, are successfully developing and attracting entrepreneurs from all over the world. This book elucidates the policy approaches related to the formation of the cosmopolitan...

Enterprising Education in UK Higher Education: Challenges for Theory and Practice

Enterprising Education in UK Higher Education: Challenges for Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Gary Mulholland, Jason Turner
November 27, 2018

The UK may be ranked as one of the best countries in the world to start a business, but evidence from growing skills gaps, and the decline in graduates’ entrepreneurial aspirations suggest that higher education may not be contributing as it should to the enterprise environment. Enterprising...

Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics: Understanding the Contribution and Normative Ambivalence of Purpose-driven Venturing

Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics: Understanding the Contribution and Normative Ambivalence of Purpose-driven Venturing

1st Edition

Anica Zeyen, Markus Beckmann
November 05, 2018

Social entrepreneurs are change makers that aim to solve society’s unsolved problems. Not surprisingly, social entrepreneurship has thus created high expectations. To better understand the potential as well as the limitations of social entrepreneurship, however, a more nuanced approach is needed in...

The Habitual Entrepreneur

The Habitual Entrepreneur

1st Edition

Paul Westhead, Mike Wright
August 06, 2018

Increasingly, entrepreneurship research recognizes a wide variety in entrepreneurial behaviour. One such difference is marked between experienced or habitual entrepreneurs and novices. This book, authored by established experts in the field, introduces and explores the habitual entrepreneur...

Entrepreneurship in Small Island States and Territories

Entrepreneurship in Small Island States and Territories

1st Edition

Godfrey Baldacchino
June 08, 2018

Entrepreneurship in Small Island States and Territories is the first publication to consider the ‘creative’ side of enterprise in small island states and territories. Rather than playing out as remote, vulnerable and dependent backwaters of neo-colonialism, the world’s small island states and...

Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Exchange

Entrepreneurship and Knowledge Exchange

1st Edition

Jay Mitra, John Edmondson
June 08, 2018

Over the last several decades there has been a growing interest in the relationship between entrepreneurship and university-industry collaboration, namely how such cooperation can benefit entrepreneurship development at individual, national, and regional levels. While there are several refereed...

Entrepreneurship and Cluster Dynamics

Entrepreneurship and Cluster Dynamics

1st Edition

Cristina Boari, Tom Elfring, Xavier F. Molina-Morales
June 08, 2018

Entrepreneurship and Cluster Dynamics focuses on the origin and development of clusters and specifically on the role played by the strategic entrepreneurship in these contexts. Although separately entrepreneurship and cluster studies have already attracted the attention of academics and...

International Enterprise Education: Perspectives on Theory and Practice

International Enterprise Education: Perspectives on Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Jason J. Turner, Gary Mulholland
February 08, 2018

The important debate on the growing graduate skills gaps, the value of universities to their business communities, and their role (or lack of ) in building entrepreneurial attributes among graduates is growing internationally. Using case studies from universities across the globe, this edited book...

Cultural Entrepreneurship: The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship

Cultural Entrepreneurship: The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship

1st Edition

Annette Naudin
November 03, 2017

This book explores the lived experience of cultural entrepreneurship examining the challenges associated with cultural labour including the insecurities of managing precarious working conditions. Drawing on interviews conducted with cultural workers, Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on how...

Entrepreneurship in the Informal Sector: An Institutional Perspective

Entrepreneurship in the Informal Sector: An Institutional Perspective

1st Edition

Colin C. Williams
October 03, 2017

How many businesses start-ups conduct some or all of their trade ‘off-the-books’? And how many enterprises continue to do some of their work off-the-books once they are more established? What should be done about them? Should governments adopt ever more punitive measures to eradicate them? Or...

The Informal Economy: Exploring Drivers and Practices

The Informal Economy: Exploring Drivers and Practices

1st Edition

Ioana Horodnic, Peter Rodgers, Colin Williams, Legha Momtazian
October 03, 2017

During much of the twentieth century, informal employment and entrepreneurship was commonly depicted as a residue from a previous era. Its continuing presence was seen to be a sign of "backwardness" whilst the formal economy represented "progress". In recent decades, however, numerous studies have...

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