entrepreneurship and regional development

Episode 90 – Alexandra Gaidos – Exploring the impact of regional characteristics on social incubators’ mission, structure and activity: a contingency perspective

Studies of social incubators illustrate the importance of these organizations in promoting social innovations and entrepreneurship at regional level. However, little is known about the main categories of contingency factors that influence the organizational design and fit of social incubators. We apply a comparative case study methodology to analyse the mission, structure and activity of…

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Episode 89 – Francisco Liñan – Gender and sex in starting up: a social stereotype approach

This article analyses the influence of gender stereotypes in entrepreneurship by jointly studying the effect of gender-role orientation (GRO) and sex (women vs. men) on the entrepreneurial intentions (EI) and actions of individuals. Entrepreneurship is associated with the typical male stereotype in most societies, leading to a lower rate of women entrepreneurs. Our model builds…

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