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Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

About the Series

This series extends the meaning and scope of entrepreneurship by capturing new research and enquiry on economic, social, cultural and personal value creation. Entrepreneurship as value creation represents the endeavours of innovative people and organisations in creative environments that open up opportunities for developing new products, new services, new firms and new forms of policy making in different environments seeking sustainable economic growth and social development. In setting this objective the series includes books which cover a diverse range of conceptual, empirical and scholarly topics that both inform the field and push the boundaries of entrepreneurship.

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Women and Global Entrepreneurship Contextualising Everyday Experiences

Women and Global Entrepreneurship: Contextualising Everyday Experiences

1st Edition


Edited By Maura McAdam, James A. Cunningham
April 06, 2021

Entrepreneurship in context has been described as the third wave in entrepreneurship research. Accordingly, specific socio-economic, political, market and institutional contexts are key to fostering, enabling and enacting entrepreneurial activity and behaviours. These contexts shape everyday ...

Entrepreneurship in Spain A History

Entrepreneurship in Spain: A History

1st Edition


Edited By Juan Manuel Matés-Barco, Leonardo Caruana de las Cagigas
December 29, 2020

The figure of the entrepreneur has become a relevant factor that explains the process of growth and economic development. Rising unemployment rates have generated among institutional and private agents, a significant interest in promoting entrepreneurship as a formula to eradicate this social ...

Immigrant Entrepreneurship Cases from Contemporary Poland

Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Cases from Contemporary Poland

1st Edition

Edited By Beata Glinka, Adam W. Jelonek
August 03, 2020

Immigration is currently one of the most vivid challenges the European Union faces. Ways of introducing new migrants to society and economy pose significant challenges, thus some guidelines for the policy design towards migrations are in need. This book points out patterns of approaches leading to ...

Entrepreneurial Marketing and International New Ventures Antecedents, Elements and Outcomes

Entrepreneurial Marketing and International New Ventures: Antecedents, Elements and Outcomes

1st Edition

Edited By Izabela Kowalik
April 15, 2020

The book investigates the entrepreneurial marketing (EM) concept within the broader discipline of international entrepreneurship. The analysis of this concept, and designing a model of EM antecedents, elements, and outcomes that was tested on the basis of empirical studies covering companies from ...

Contextualizing Entrepreneurship Theory

Contextualizing Entrepreneurship Theory

1st Edition

By Ted Baker, Friederike Welter
February 17, 2020

As the breadth and empirical diversity of entrepreneurship research have increased rapidly during the last decade, the quest to find a "one-size-fits-all" general theory of entrepreneurship has given way to a growing appreciation for the importance of contexts. This promises to improve both the ...

A History of Enterprise Policy Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship

A History of Enterprise Policy: Government, Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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By Oliver Mallett, Robert Wapshott
January 28, 2020

Governments in developed and developing economies have increasingly turned to entrepreneurship and small businesses for economic growth, dynamism and economic and social inclusion. Policies seeking to encourage, support or otherwise influence these forms of economic activity are varied but ...

New Frontiers in the Internationalization of Businesses Empirical Evidence from Indigenous Businesses in Canada

New Frontiers in the Internationalization of Businesses: Empirical Evidence from Indigenous Businesses in Canada

1st Edition

By Fernando Angulo-Ruiz
January 16, 2020

New Frontiers in the Internationalization of Businesses: Empirical Evidence from Indigenous Businesses in Canada highlights the impact of international expansion as a potential pathway to address the challenges of poverty and vulnerability, and provide relevant new knowledge on the factors that ...

Time, Space and Entrepreneurship

Time, Space and Entrepreneurship

1st Edition

By James O. Fiet
June 25, 2019

Identifying opportunities is essential to successful entrepreneurial activity; but good opportunities may be missed if entrepreneurs fail to understand when and where to search for them, or appreciate the significance of timing and place in their search.  This book identifies and addresses three ...

Entrepreneurship and Global Cities Diversity, Opportunity and Cosmopolitanism

Entrepreneurship and Global Cities: Diversity, Opportunity and Cosmopolitanism

1st Edition

Edited By Nikolai Mouraviev, Nada K. Kakabadse
June 11, 2019

 Global cities with a largely cosmopolitan environment, such as Auckland, Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Shanghai or Singapore, are successfully developing and attracting entrepreneurs from all over the world. This book elucidates the policy approaches related to the formation of the ...

Enterprising Education in UK Higher Education Challenges for Theory and Practice

Enterprising Education in UK Higher Education: Challenges for Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Gary Mulholland, Jason Turner
November 27, 2018

The UK may be ranked as one of the best countries in the world to start a business, but evidence from growing skills gaps, and the decline in graduates’ entrepreneurial aspirations suggest that higher education may not be contributing as it should to the enterprise environment. Enterprising ...

Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics Understanding the Contribution and Normative Ambivalence of Purpose-driven Venturing

Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics: Understanding the Contribution and Normative Ambivalence of Purpose-driven Venturing

1st Edition

By Anica Zeyen, Markus Beckmann
November 05, 2018

Social entrepreneurs are change makers that aim to solve society’s unsolved problems. Not surprisingly, social entrepreneurship has thus created high expectations. To better understand the potential as well as the limitations of social entrepreneurship, however, a more nuanced approach is needed in...

The Habitual Entrepreneur

The Habitual Entrepreneur

1st Edition

By Paul Westhead, Mike Wright
August 06, 2018

Increasingly, entrepreneurship research recognizes a wide variety in entrepreneurial behaviour. One such difference is marked between experienced or habitual entrepreneurs and novices. This book, authored by established experts in the field, introduces and explores the habitual entrepreneur ...

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