1st Edition

Entrepreneurial Innovations, Models, and Implementation Strategies for Industry 4.0

Edited By Ravindra Sharma, Geeta Rana, Shivani Agarwal Copyright 2023
    210 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book explores the link between entrepreneurship and innovation, providing an understanding of the latest developments in the field. It explores numerous challenges to entrepreneurship, such as failures and socio-economic issues, and presents concepts, models, and implementation strategies for Industry 4.0.

    Industry 4.0 presents unique challenges and unique opportunities to entrepreneurs. Social, techno, and women’s entrepreneurship, among other business sectors and domains, are discussed in this new context. This book highlights the strategies of successful start-up organizations, focusing on the most critical factors for starting a new enterprise in today’s business environment, and provides efficient remedies for common problems. These strategies and solutions will help build a sustainable development model for developing economies and contribute to a global awareness of the entrepreneurship environment.

    Entrepreneurial Innovations, Models, and Implementation Strategies for Industry 4.0 is both a practical guide for new entrepreneurs to establishing start-ups and an enlightening collection of research for graduate students, postgraduate students, scholars, and academicians across all disciplines. Policymakers will also benefit from this book’s understanding of entrepreneurial ecosystems and their applications.

    1. Entrepreneurial competencies needed to improve innovation performance in Industry 4.0: An artificial neural network approach. 2. Industry 4.0 and Emerging Trends in Techno-Entrepreneurship. 3. Individual and Contextual Factors in Startups Financing Choice: Insights from Moroccan Technological Startups. 4. Green Entrepreneurship: An Avenue for Innovative & Sustainable Product Development and Performance. 5. Entrepreneurship and Digital Economy. 6. Venture Capital Financing: Methods and Strategies. 7. Woman Entrepreneurship in India: A Paradigm Shift. 8. Role of Business Incubator and Innovative Practices. 9. Technological Drivers and Entrepreneurship Challenges of Manufacturing Sector in Industry 4.0: Identification of Critical Factors through Total Interpretive Structural Modeling (TISM). 10. Towards Circular Economy and Social Equity: Role of Entrepreneurship. 11. 99 km – A Case of Crafted Communication Strategy.


    Ravindra Sharma is an Assistant Professor in Himalayan School of Management Studies at Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India. He has more than 15 years of corporate and academic experience and holds degrees in Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA). He also qualified for the University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test in Management (UGC-NET). Professor Sharma has published many research papers and books with reputed publishers like Taylor & Francis Group, Nova Science Publishers, and IRP Publication House. He has been honored as a session chair and keynote speaker in international conferences at various universities. His research interests include employer branding, entrepreneurship, organizational commitment and talent Dr.Geeta Rana is an Associate Professor in the department of HSMS at Swami Rama Himalayan University, Jolly Grant, Dehradun. She has earned her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Roorkee) in Management and has also completed a certification course in HR Analytics at the Indian Institute of Management Rohtak (IIMR). She is involved in teaching, research, and consultancy assignments and has more than 15 years of experience in teaching and in handling various administrative as well as academic positions. She has published over 40 papers in refereed journals of Emerald, Sage, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, and Inderscience and has presented several research papers in national and international conferences. Dr. Rana has contributed chapters in fourteen different books published by Cambridge UK, Springer IGI Global, and Palgrave Macmillan and has authored a book published by New Age Publications. Dr. Rana has won many awards in her area and is active in her research interests which includes knowledge management, managerial effectiveness, justice, values , entrepreneurship, employer branding, innovation and human resource management. Shivani Agarwal is an Assistant Professor in KIET School of Management at KIET Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad, India. She has earned her PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Roorkee) in Management. Prior to this current role, she was associated with Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad, UP, India, HRIT Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad, UP, India; IIT Roorkee, UK, India and Center for Management Development, Modinagar, UP. She has attended several short-term courses at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India, IIT Delhi, India and has earned a NPTEL certificate for Research Writing and Human resource Management. Dr. Agarwal has authored or co-authored more than 10 research articles that are published in journals, books, and conference proceedings. She teaches graduate and post graduate level courses in management and is also a book Series Editor of for Information Technology, Management & Operations Research Practices, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA.