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  • Habitual Entrepreneursby D. Ucbasaran; P. Westhead; M. Wright

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Despite a number of success stories presented in the media, not all habitual entrepreneurs are consistently successful. This book sheds light on the phenomenon of habitual entrepreneurship, and highlights the heterogeneity of habitual entrepreneurs by drawing attention to serial and portfolio entrepreneurs. more...

  • Entrepreneurial Economicsby Keith S. Glancey; Ronald W. McQuaid; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00

    Entrepreneurial Economics is concerned with the role of entrepreneurs, and the nature and scope of entrepreneurship in the economy. It broadly covers a range of economic and non-economic theories of the characteristics and behaviour of entrepreneurs. Also considered are government policies to increase the number of entrepreneurs in the economy and... more...

  • Critique of Entrepreneurshipby Peter Armstrong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    The sponsorship of the entrepreneur as an agent of economic growth is now at the centre of a vast promotional industry, involving politicians, government departments and higher education. This book examines the origins of this phenomenon and subjects its mythologies, hero-figures and policies to an empirically based critical examination. more...

  • Understanding Entrepreneurshipby B. Bjerke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 47.00

    This fascinating and original textbook - an excellent introductory text for both graduate and undergraduate students - attempts to enhance and advance our understanding of entrepreneurship. In this intriguing book, Bjorn Bjerke contends that entrepreneurship cannot, to any great extent, be planned in advance. He goes as far as to suggest that planning... more...

  • Beyond rationalityby Dr Ngaire Biddett

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper uses ethnographic data from an Australian university to explore constructs of ?otherness? focusing on women in lower-level university work. The work of these women, who hold both academic and non-academic staff positions, takes place in the spatial and symbolic locale we call the ?ivory basement?. Poststructural feminism provides the basis... more...

  • Levelling the playing field - women's entrepreneurship as an egalitarian choiceby Jeannette Oppedisano

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Women in the UK frequently do not consider business ownership as an alternative to other forms of employment or as a means to gain economic benefits. The number of women currently entering in to businesses in the North of England is decreasing and is less than half of that in the South. This paper examines the preliminary findings from a longitudinal... more...

  • What do Economists Contribute?by Daniel B. Klein

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 140.00

    The title of this book raises a provocative question that should make all economists think. What is our raison d'etre? Only a few economists have specifically addressed the issue. Several of the more challenging efforts are included here. Do economists have much influence on government policy, particularly over, say, five or ten years? Is that because... more...

  • Business Upgradeby Richard Parkes Cordock

    Wiley 2007; US$ 18.95 US$ 16.42

    Inspirational guidance on building the entrepreneurial spirit in any enterprise In Business Upgrade , well-known trainer and consultant on entrepreneurialism Richard Parkes Cordock shows readers how to reinvigorate their company by developing entrepreneurial spirit in-house. Based on his extensive experience with successful entrepreneurs, this... more...

  • Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Policyby D.B. Audretsch; I. Grilo; A.R. Thurik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    Provides a foundation for study in entrepreneurship policy research. This book explores two significant propositions underpinning the nature of entrepreneurship policy research: that entrepreneurship has emerged as a bona fide focus of public policy, and that policy makers are not equipped to understand the public policy role for entrepreneurship. more...

  • International Handbook of Research on Indigenous Entrepreneurshipby L.-P. Dana; R.B. Anderson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    This book offers an original collection of international studies on indigenous entrepreneurship. Through these specific lenses, entrepreneurship greatly appears as a set of cultural values-based behaviours. Once more culture and human values are placed at the heart of entrepreneurship as an economic and social phenomenon.'. - Alain Fayolle, EM Lyon... more...