entrepreneurship

Authors 32 – Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson & Karin Hellerstedt – Rethinking embeddedness: a review and research agenda

We conduct a comprehensive review of embeddedness in entrepreneurship research. Although the term “embeddedness” is frequently used in this field of study, less is known about the ways in which it is operationalized and applied. Using criterion sampling, we analyse 198 articles in order to investigate how embeddedness is conceptualized and what role it plays…

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Authors – E28 – Eva Kašperová – Impairment (in)visibility and stigma: how disabled entrepreneurs gain legitimacy in mainstream and disability markets

Entrepreneurs’ use of linguistic practices, such as storytelling, in building legitimacy with customers and others is well documented. Yet, not all entrepreneurs may equally use or benefit from such practices in their legitimacy-building efforts.

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Editors – E7 – Allan Discua Cruz – Associate-Editor

Dr. Allan Discua Cruz  is the director of the Centre for Family Business at Lancaster University Management School. His current research interests relate to entrepreneurship by families in business.

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Authors – E20 – Humera Manzoor – Entrepreneurship through Bricolage: a study of displaced entrepreneurs at times of war and conflict

War and conflict brings about adverse changes for those who are displaced. How do entrepreneurial individuals respond to such adversity to either set-up, or continue with their existing entrepreneurial endeavours that would improve their own livelihood or that of others who have been affected?

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Authors – E18 – Donato Iacobucci – Entrepreneurial ecosystems and economic resilience at local level

The main aim of this paper is to investigate if and to what extent entrepreneurial ecosystems (EE) have an impact on economic resilience at local level.

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Authors – E12 – Pablo Muñoz – Living on the slopes: entrepreneurial preparedness in a context under continuous threat

In this paper, we examine how entrepreneurs living in communities under continuous threat prepare themselves to continue with their enterprising activities or engage in new ones after the expected crisis occurs.

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Editors – E6 – Ulla Hytti – Associate-Editor

I am a Professor, and head of Entrepreneurship subject at the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Turku.

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Authors – E6 – Roman Martin – When regional meets global: exploring the nature of global innovation networks in the video game industry in Southern Sweden

For firms in symbolic (creative) industries, the region is usually seen as the main arena for knowledge sourcing and exchange. Why and how these firms use global innovation networks remains however poorly understood.

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Authors – E5 – Paul Ryan – The role of MNEs in the genesis and growth of a resilient entrepreneurial ecosystem

This article reports on a longitudinal process study of the critical role of anchor MNEs in the metamorphosis of a high-tech industrial cluster into a local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Authors – E4 – Aki Harima – The injection of resources by transnational entrepreneurs: towards a model of the early evolution of an entrepreneurial ecosystem

Despite its rapid proliferation, the extant literature on entrepreneurial ecosystems has not paid sufficient attention to the evolutionary nature of entrepreneurial ecosystems, mainly on account of the prevailing structuralist approaches in previous research.

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