Entrepreneurship Theory and Research: A Handbook for Sustainable Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Theory and Research: A Handbook for Sustainable Entrepreneurs is part of the Sustainable Entrepreneur’s Library of Resources for Entrepreneurship.  The Handbook provides an introduction to a number of important topics relevant to the study and understanding of entrepreneurship and the process of creating, or giving birth to, a new business. The tabs in the Handbook cover definitions and types of entrepreneurship; research on entrepreneurship; motivational traits of prospective entrepreneurs; the role of entrepreneurs in launching new businesses; environmental and institutional influences on entrepreneurial activities, including the impact of societal culture and the institutions in which entrepreneurs are operating; innovation clusters, which are geographic regions that provide entrepreneurs with the resources and tools they need to launch their emerging companies; growth-oriented entrepreneurship; and entrepreneurship in developing countries.

The Handbook includes the following tabs:

Definitions and Types of Entrepreneurship

Research on Entrepreneurship

Motivational Traits of Prospective Entrepreneurs

Role of Entrepreneurs in Launching New Businesses

Factors Influencing Entrepreneurial Activities

Innovation Clusters

Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

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