Handbook of Research on High-Technology Entrepreneurs

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The late Ayala Malach-Pines, Mustafa F. Özbilgin
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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This comprehensive Handbook presents an extensive overview of empirical and conceptual developments in the study of high-tech entrepreneurs from an interdisciplinary and multinational perspective.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I HIGHTECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS
10
a contingency approach
11
2 The entrepreneurial posture ofinformation technology professionals
24
similarities and differences in family portraits and passion quests
42
PROCESSES AND STAGES
55
a process model for new firm development
57
a multicultural view of investors perspective
84
12 Personenvironment fit PE fit in values and regulatory focus and its relationship to stress burnout and meaning among hightech workers in econo...
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PART IV ANTECEDENTS CORRELATES AND CONSEQUENCES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL CAREERS IN HIGHT ECHNOLOGY
231
13 Determinants of intrapreneurship among hightech engineers
233
perceptions and reality
251
15 Entrepreneurial and other career motivations among engineering students
267
a case study of setting up an academic researchdriven technology business in Malaysia
281
PART V GENDER ETHNICITY CLASS AND HIGHTECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS
299
equality diversity and inclusion
301

6 Is your firm established? The role of recognition in entrepreneurial firm transition
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PART III CONTEXTUAL PERSPECTIVES TO HIGHTECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS
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Section A National Perspectives
121
7 Gender identity and ICT entrepreneurship in an Irish context
123
two case studies of information technology entrepreneurs
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9 Attitudes towards hightech entrepreneurs and company heads in Hungary
157
Section BComparative Perspectives
177
comparative study of US European and Australian universities
179
11 Regulatory focus in startups versus established firms in the hightech industry
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a structuration view
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19 Women serial hightechnology entrepreneurs
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MECHANISMS OF STRUCTURAL AND INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT
345
the power of networks and how to put it to use
347
an educators perspective
360
22 Why serial hightechnology entrepreneurs dont burn out
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Index
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About the author (2010)

Ayala Malach-Pines is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Business Administration at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and Mustafa F. Ozbilgin is Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of East Anglia, UK.

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