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Trailblazing in Entrepreneurship

Creating New Paths for Understanding the Field

Authors: Shepherd, Dean A., Patzelt, Holger

  • Compiles a comprehensive, definitive collection of established studies and current trends in entrepreneurship research
  • Reflects an open-minded approach to how and where contributions can come from, stimulating readers to use their own imagination
  • Offers a fresh take on a traditional field which will explore original and unconventional opportunities for its advancement
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About this book

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.In this book, the authors present a challenge for future research to build a stronger, more complete understanding of entrepreneurial phenomena. They argue that this more complete picture of entrepreneurial phenomena will likely come from scholars who undertake at least some trailblazing projects; from scholars who broaden the range of research questions, the potential outcomes of entrepreneurial action, and the selection and combination of research methods; and from researchers who avoid the endless debates about the margins of the field and its sub-fields or about whether one theoretical or philosophical lens is superior to another. This book offers suggestions for future research through a variety of topics including prosocial action, innovation, family business, sustainability and development, and the financial, social, and psychological costs of failure. It promises to make an important contribution to the development of the field and help academics, organizations, and society make useful contributions to the generation of entrepreneurial research.

About the authors

Dean A. Shepherd is the David H. Jacobs Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Venturing and has published over 130 scholarly journal articles and 19 books.
Holger Patzelt is Chair in Entrepreneurship at the School of Management, Technical University of Munich, Germany. His research interests include entrepreneurial cognition and economic, emotional and psychological consequences of failure.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • The Importance of Trailblazing Scholarship for Understanding Entrepreneurship

    Shepherd, Dean A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Researching the Generation, Refinement, and Exploitation of Potential Opportunities

    Shepherd, Dean A. (et al.)

    Pages 17-62

  • Researching Entrepreneurial Failures

    Shepherd, Dean A. (et al.)

    Pages 63-102

  • Researching at the Intersection of Innovation, Operations Management, and Entrepreneurship

    Shepherd, Dean A. (et al.)

    Pages 103-147

  • Researching Entrepreneurships’ Role in Sustainable Development

    Shepherd, Dean A. (et al.)

    Pages 149-179

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-48701-4
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover $31.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-48700-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trailblazing in Entrepreneurship
Book Subtitle
Creating New Paths for Understanding the Field
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-48701-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-48701-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-48700-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 294
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