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A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context Author Friederike Welter
ISBN-10 9781784716844
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 192
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There is growing recognition that entrepreneurship can be better understood within its context(s). This carefully designed book invites readers to take a journey: from reflecting critically on where the discussion on context and entrepreneurship stands today towards identifying future research questions and themes that deserve the attention of entrepreneurship scholars. This collection draws attention to the research challenges the entrepreneurship field faces by reviewing the many facets of contexts and by reflecting on methods and theoretical approaches that are required in order to contextualize entrepreneurship research. Students and academics interested in context and entrepreneurship will benefit from this far-reaching and forward-thinking book.



A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship Author Patricia G. Greene
ISBN-10 9781785365379
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Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. The editors map out a vision for research on women and entrepreneurship and using a contextual framework that includes aspiration, behavior and confidence. They delve into issues such as social identity, start-ups, crowdfunding and context to set a new foundation for future research on entrepreneurship and gender.



A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education Author Alain Fayolle
ISBN-10 9781786432919
Release 2018-06-29
Pages 336
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This Research Agenda aims to offer a coherent and articulate view on the future of entrepreneurship education from an internationally renowned group of scholars and educators.



A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention Author Malin Brännback
ISBN-10 9781784716813
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Pages 240
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A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurial Cognition and Intention suggests new directions and approaches to study the internal thought processes of entrepreneurs by examining areas that have been under-researched, ignored or overlooked.



Entrepreneurial Neighbourhoods

Entrepreneurial Neighbourhoods Author Maarten van Ham
ISBN-10 9781785367243
Release 2017-07-28
Pages 336
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Despite the growing evidence on the importance of the neighbourhood, entrepreneurship studies have largely neglected the role of neighbourhoods. This book addresses the nexus between entrepreneurship, neighbourhoods and communities, confirming not only the importance of ‘the local’ in entrepreneurship, but also filling huge gaps in the knowledge base regarding this tripartite relationship.



Handbook of Public Policy Agenda Setting

Handbook of Public Policy Agenda Setting Author Nikolaos Zahariadis
ISBN-10 9781784715922
Release 2016-09-28
Pages 512
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Setting the agenda on agenda setting, this Handbook explores how and why private matters become public issues and occasionally government priorities. It provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the perspectives, individuals, and institutions involved in setting the government’s agenda at subnational, national, and international levels. Drawing on contributions from leading academics across the world, this Handbook is split into five distinct parts. Part one sets public policy agenda setting in its historical context, devoting chapters to more in-depth studies of the main individual scholars and their works. Part two offers an extensive examination of the theoretical development, whilst part three provides a comprehensive look at the various institutional dimensions. Part four reviews the literature on sub-national, national and international governance levels. Finally, part five offers innovative coverage on agenda setting during crises.



A Research Agenda for Service Innovation

A Research Agenda for Service Innovation Author Faïz Gallouj
ISBN-10 9781786433459
Release 2018-08-31
Pages 200
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This book aims to take account of the major advances made in ‘Service Innovation Studies’ (SIS) and above all to provide an agenda setting out the research priorities in the field. This agenda is established by considering the issue of innovation in services in relation to a number of major contemporary challenges, including environmental issues, social inclusion, economic development, service ecosystems, smart service systems, religion, ageing, public organizations, gender, and ethical and societal issues. Bringing together internationals experts in the field of SIS, the book illustrates the strength and fertility of this research trajectory. It will be of great interest for both services and innovation scholars in economics, management science and public administration.



A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics

A Research Agenda for Global Environmental Politics Author Peter Dauvergne
ISBN-10 9781788110952
Release 2018-09-28
Pages 224
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In a world confronted with escalating environmental crises, are academics asking the right questions and advocating the best solutions? This Research Agenda paves the way for new and established scholars in the field, identifying the significant gaps in research and emerging issues for future generations in global environmental politics.



The Handbook of Research on Top Management Teams

The Handbook of Research on Top Management Teams Author Mason Andrew Carpenter
ISBN-10 9780857933201
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 456
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This Handbook presents original research and theory on executives, top management teams, and boards of directors and illustrates the vital importance of this field of study. Top management teams are responsible for the strategic choices and major decisions in organizations. These organizations are a reflection of the members that make up their strategic management. The roles top management play and the impact they have are clearly visible in firms around the world, both large and small. The international group of authors that comprise this volume address questions central to the field of strategy and strategic leadership. They review the determinants of top management team composition, their social networks, and executive dismissal; the psychological and personality profiles of top executives; the methodologies relevant to the study of top teams; and the roles of top executives in cross business unit collaboration, competitive behavior, and strategic entrepreneurship. Each chapter presents path-breaking research and provides a roadmap for new research avenues and agendas. Professors, students and researchers in the area of strategy, management and strategic leadership will find this book an invaluable resource.



A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities

A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities Author Justin Hollander
ISBN-10 9781785366338
Release 2018-01-26
Pages 144
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This prescient book presents the intellectual terrain of shrinking cities while exploring the key research questions in each of the field’s sub-domains and reviewing the range of methodologies within these topics.



Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Research

Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Research Author Paula Kyrö
ISBN-10 9781849808248
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 480
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Allying and expanding the diverse fields of entrepreneurship and sustainable development research is a modern day imperative. This Handbook paints an illuminating picture of the historic and current understanding of the bond between entrepreneurship an



A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management

A Research Agenda for Human Resource Management Author Paul Sparrow
ISBN-10 9781785362965
Release 2017-10-27
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The book’s expert contributors provide short and succinct reviews of 12 key topics in strategic HRM, including HR strategy and structure, talent management, selection, assessment and retention, employee engagement, workplace well-being, leadership, HR analytics, productivity, innovation, and globalisation. Each chapter identifies the strengths and gaps in our knowledge, maps out the important intellectual boundaries for their field, and outlines current and future research agendas and how these should inform practice. In examining these strategic topics the authors point to the key interfaces between the field of HRM and cognate disciplines, and enables researchers and practitioners to understand the models and theories that help tie this agenda together.



A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism

A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism Author Kean Birch
ISBN-10 9781786433596
Release 2017-09-29
Pages 208
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With an ever-expanding variety of perspectives on the concept of neoliberalism, it is increasingly difficult to identify any commonalities. This book explores how different people understand neoliberalism, and the contradictions in thinking of neoliberalism as a market-based ethic, project, or order. Detailing the intellectual history of ‘neoliberal’ thought, the variety of critical approaches and the many analytical ambiguities, Kean Birch presents a new way to conceptualize contemporary political economy and offers potential avenues for future research through a judicious exploration of ‘neoliberal’ practices, processes, and institutions.



A Research Agenda for Cities

A Research Agenda for Cities Author John Rennie Short
ISBN-10 9781785363429
Release 2017-03-31
Pages 320
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Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. This book provides a critical assessment of key areas of urban scholarship. In twelve stimulating chapters, expert contributors examine a range of important pressing topics from sustainability and gentrification to feminist interventions and globalization to security and food issues. Six more regionally informed expert reviews examine recent urban research in sub-Saharan Africa, South America, East Asia, the Middle East, Australia and Eastern Europe. The chapters provide polemical assessments and signposts for future research. The book will be an indispensable and accessible guide to urban research across the globe.



The Routledge Companion to International Entrepreneurship

The Routledge Companion to International Entrepreneurship Author Stephanie A. Fernhaber
ISBN-10 9781134096398
Release 2014-12-05
Pages 262
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The domain of international entrepreneurship has continued to gain momentum in an era that sees entrepreneurship and globalization as critical issues in the world of business. Given the flourish of new research in this area, there is a need to provide an up-to-date perspective on the field and its future. This volume draws together a team of experts purposely selected from both the entrepreneurship and international business fields to present a comprehensive resource on the cutting-edge conversations within international entrepreneurship. This prestigious reference book will offer students and researchers an introduction to leading scholarship in international entrepreneurship and also serve as a catapult for future research.



The Rise of the Hybrid Domain

The Rise of the Hybrid Domain Author Yuko Aoyama
ISBN-10 9781785360435
Release 2016-12-30
Pages 256
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By conceptualizing the rise of the hybrid domain as an emerging institutional form that overlaps public and private interests, this book explores how corporations, states, and civil society organizations develop common agendas, despite the differences in their primary objectives. Using evidence from India, it examines various cases of social innovation in education, energy, health, and finance, which offer solutions for some of the most pressing social challenges of the twenty-first century.



New Perspectives on Research Policy Practice in Public Entrepreneurship

New Perspectives on Research  Policy   Practice in Public Entrepreneurship Author Joyce Liddle
ISBN-10 9781785608209
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 288
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Innovation is embedded into daily routines, public service activities, and interactions with non-state actors, making it difficult to uncover excellent practices, but these chapters illustrate how innovative and entrepreneurial actors can be. Scholars have contributed ample evidence of flourishing innovation and enterprise in this important field.