Archives: Episode

Authors – E16 – Antje Fiedler – Developing venture opportunities amidst rivalry: entrepreneurs’ backgrounds and the governing role of maintaining confidence

This qualitative, longitudinal study of 12 innovative young New Zealand ventures investigates how individual entrepreneurs develop their venture opportunity amidst emerging rivalry. Two phases are identified: the pursuit of the initial opportunity, and developing it under rivalry.

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Authors – E15 – Eric Clinton – Entrepreneurial learning: the transmitting and embedding of entrepreneurial behaviours within the transgenerational entrepreneurial family

The aim of this paper is to explore how entrepreneurial behaviours are transmitted and embedded across generations within a Transgenerational Entrepreneurial Family (TEF). Although extant family business research has acknowledged the importance of learning in facilitating the transference of values, norms and attitudes, we know little about how learning embeds entrepreneurial behaviours at the family…

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Authors – E14 – Mariana Estrada-Robles – Structural coupling in entrepreneurial families: how business-related resources contribute to enterpriseness

This paper examines how family members support each other’s entrepreneurial activities through sharing resources created at the business-level. Drawing on the concept of ‘enterpriseness’ the study examines the flows between a family and the business and how it influences the impacts of the businesses on the family (enterpriseness).

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Authors – E13 – Allan Discua Cruz – Understanding entrepreneurial opportunities through metaphors: a narrative approach to theorizing family entrepreneurship

The concept of opportunity is central to entrepreneurship theory. This article contributes to theorizing family entrepreneurship across generations by examining how entrepreneurial opportunities are constructed, communicated, and acted upon at the intersection between family and business.

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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 – E11 – Sergey Anokhin – Flagship enterprises, entrepreneurial clusters, and business entry rates: insights from the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship

Employing a panel setting of 88 counties in the State of Ohio over the five-year period ending in 2006, this study aims to investigate the applicability of the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship in explaining the relationships between flagship enterprises, entrepreneurial clusters, and business entry rates.

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Editors – E5 – Johan Gaddefors – Associate-Editor

“Johan works with research, teaching and administration. He is the coordinator for EIS, a group of about ten researchers and teachers that works with research on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable development.

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Editors – E4 – Natalia Vershinina – Associate-Editor

Natalia Vershinina is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Audencia Business School in Nantes, France, and she previously worked at De Montfort University and University of Birmingham in the UK.

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