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Handbook Of Research On New Venture Creation

Kevin Hindle , Kim Klyver

Edited by Kevin Hindle, Chair of Entrepreneurship Research and Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Innovation and Community, Deakin University, Australia and Kim Klyver, Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Southern Denmark

2011 416 pp Hardback 978 1 84720 095 2
2012 Paperback 978 0 85793 518 2
ebook isbn 978 0 85793 306 5

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This comprehensive Handbook provides an essential analysis of new venture creation research. The eminent contributors critically discuss and explore the current literature as well as suggest improvements to the field. They reveal a strong sense of both the ‘state-of-the-art’ (what has and has not been done in new venture creation research) and the ‘state-of-the-could-be’ (future directions the field should take to improve knowledge). The Handbook comprises nineteen chapters divided into four main sections: setting the agenda; theoretical perspectives; data and measurements; and new venture creation through contextual lenses.

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Contributors: H.E. Aldrich, F. Åström, T. Bager, O. Basso, D. Blackman, M. Brännback, C.G. Brush, A.L. Carsrud, P. Davidsson, G. Don, A. Elam, M.R. Evald, A. Fayolle, W.B. Gartner, S. Gordon, P.G. Greene, G. Hancock, K. Hindle, M. Imas, J.A. Katz, P.H. Kim, K. Klyver, F. Kropp, H. Landström, J. Legge, B. Leleux, J. Levie, N.J. Lindsay, M. Mulej, M. Rebernik, D. Al-Shanfari, D. Smallbone, P. Steffens, J. Sundbo, S. Terjesen, E.T. Tornikoski, F. Welter

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This comprehensive Handbook provides an essential analysis of new venture creation research.

The eminent contributors critically discuss and explore the current literature as well as suggest improvements to the field. They reveal a strong sense of both the ‘state-of-the-art’ (what has and has not been done in new venture creation research) and the ‘state-of-the-could-be’ (future directions the field should take to improve knowledge). The Handbook comprises nineteen chapters divided into four main sections: setting the agenda; theoretical perspectives; data and measurements; and new venture creation through contextual lenses.

This path-breaking Handbook has allowed experienced new venture researchers to tell the world not only where the field has been, but also where it should be going. Their responses have provided an insightful and stimulating resource that will be of great practical value to researchers working in this vital and rapidly expanding subject. Students and practitioners interested in understanding leading edge thinking in the field of new venture creation will also find this Handbook invaluable.

Full table of contents

Contents:

PART I: SETTING THE AGENDA
1. New Venture Creation Research: From Established Perspectives to New Horizons
Kevin Hindle and Kim Klyver

2. Mapping the Landscape of New Venture Creation Research
Kevin Hindle and Dhafar Al-Shanfari

3. Who’s Asking the Right Question? Patterns and Diversity in the Literature of New Venture Creation
Hans Landström and Fredrik Åström

4. Re-imagining The Achieving Society
William B. Gartner

PART II: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
5. Gender and New Venture Creation
Siri Terjesen, Amanda Elam and Candida G. Brush

6. Transgressive Knowledge Creation in Entrepreneurship
Deborah Blackman and Miguel Imas

7. What Does the Economic Literature Contribute to Understanding New Venture Creation?
John Legge

8. Modelling the Innovative New Venturing Process in Terms of Dialectical Systemic Thinking
Matjaž Mulej and Miroslav Rebernik

9. Social Networks and New Venture Creation: The Dark Side of Networks
Kim Klyver, Majbritt Rostgaard Evald and Kevin Hindle

10. Entrepreneurial Commitment and New Venture Creation: A Conceptual Exploration
Alain Fayolle, Olivier Basso and Erno T. Tornikoski

PART III: DATA AND MEASUREMENT
11. Are We There Yet? Measurement Challenges in Studying New Ventures
Phillip H. Kim and Howard E. Aldrich

12. The New Venture Mortality Myth
Jonathan Levie, Gavin Don and Benoît Leleux

13. Comprehensive Australian Study of Entrepreneurial Emergence (CAUSEE): Design, Data Collection and Descriptive Results
Per Davidsson, Paul Steffens and Scott Gordon

PART IV: NVC THROUGH CONTEXTUAL LENSES
14. Cultural Context as a Moderator of Private Entrepreneurship Investment Behaviour
Fredric Kropp, Noel J. Lindsay and Gary Hancock

15. Perceptual Differences and Perceptual Problems in Providing Government Support for New Venture Creation
Malin Brännback, Alan L. Carsrud and Jerome A. Katz

16. Entrepreneurship Education and New Venture Creation: A Comprehensive Approach
Torben Bager

17. Managing NVC Research in the Institutional Context: An Academic Administrator’s Perspective
Patricia G. Greene

18. Creative Artists and Entrepreneurship
Jon Sundbo

19. Post-Soviet Societies and New Venture Creation
Friederike Welter and David Smallbone

Appendix: Distinguishing Entrepreneurship from New Venture Creation

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