Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurial Research

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Hans Landström, Franz Lohrke
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 431 pages
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The authors present an historical perspective on the development of empirical research into entrepreneurship.
 

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Contents

1 History matters in entrepreneurship research
1
PART I Historical Development of Entrepreneurship as a Research Field
13
a history of scholarly migration
15
research communities and knowledge platforms
46
PART II Intellectual Roots of Entrepreneurship Research
77
Section II1 Opportunity Recognition
79
4 Environmental uncertainty and firmlevel entrepreneurship
81
origins attributes critique
98
9 Only the good die young? A review of liability of newness and related new venture mortality research
185
10 Entrepreneurial groups
205
origins and implications for researching boards and governance in entrepreneurial firms
229
12 The historical roots of socio network theory in entrepreneurship research
256
a selfregulation perspective
289
a historical review and research agenda
318
PART III Economic History and Entrepreneurship Research
341
15 Historical reasoning and the development of entrepreneurship theory
343

evolving theoretical perspectives
121
7 The historic roots of entrepreneurial orientation research
142
Section II2 Opportunity Evaluation
161
8 On the relevance of decisionmaking in entrepreneurial decisionmaking
163
Section II3 Opportunity Exploitation
183
the case of Britain in the twentieth century
363
a structural cycle explanation
383
how history matters
406
Index
429
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Hans Landstrom is Professor in Business Administration in the Institute of Economic Research and CIRCLE at Lund University, Sweden and Franz Lohrke is the Brock Family Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Mana

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