Effectuation: Elements of Entrepreneurial Expertise

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 392 pages
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The concept of effectuation is as subtle as it is profound. On the one hand, it challenges long held beliefs about the nature of cause and effect in social science. On the other hand, it generates a host of new insights about social phenomena. This concep
 

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Contents

1 What I set out to study and why
3
2 What I found and how
19
3 Interpreting what I found
44
The theoretical journey effectuation
63
problem space and solution principles
65
dynamics of the effectual process
96
6 Relating effectuation to performance
122
Waypoint
147
10 Markets in human hope
205
The way ahead
229
11 Teaching effectuation
231
12 Research worksinprogress
240
13 New research ventures
296
Research instruments
309
Protocol from E5
321
References
323

7 Entrepreneurship as a science of the artificial
149
8 Competitive advantages and entrepreneurial opportunities
171
9 Philosophy and methodology of effectual economics
183

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