The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship

1st Edition

David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann

Routledge
Published September 15, 2016
Reference - 288 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138838109 - CAT# Y174061
Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

USD$260.00

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Summary

Once relegated to the dusty shelves of ancient muses, research and scholarship on entrepreneurship has exploded as a field of research, with impactful additions from a range of disciplines rendering the field a tricky one to traverse. The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Modern Entrepreneurship offers a comprehensive guide to entrepreneurship, providing an authoritative exploration of the key people and their ideas. This book tells the stories of the scholars who have set the standard and tone for thinking and analysing entrepreneurship.

Edited by two of the world’s leading entrepreneurship scholars, this comprehensive volume offers a platform for understanding and future research that is both state-of-the-art and authoritative. It expands on how modern entrepreneurship has developed, with a focus on the key "makers" of the field – including theories, such as social psychology; concepts, such as neuroeconomics; and types, such as political entrepreneurship.

The contributions to the collection are grouped into three sections:

  • Emergence of Entrepreneurship Research
  • Theories in Modern Entrepreneurship
  • Concepts and Makers in Modern Entrepreneurship

This companion is essential reading for students and academics interested in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial management and business management.

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