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Handbook of entrepreneurial dynamics: the process of business creation

Author: Gartner, William B. ; Shaver, Kelly G. ; Carter, Nancy M. ; Reynolds, Paul D.Publisher: Sage, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 575 p. : Ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0761927581Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Handbook of Entrepreneurial Dynamics The Process of Business Creation Contents Foreword Acknowledgments PART I: DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR 1. Overview: Life Context, Personal Background Paul D. Reynolds 2. Gender Nancy M. Carter and Candida G. Brush 3. Race and Ethnicity Patricia G. Greene and Margaret M. Owen 4. Household Structure Candida G. Brush and Tatiana S. Manolova 5. Household Income and Net Worth Phillip H. Kim, Howard E. Aldrich, and Lisa A. Keister 6. Labor Force Participation and Residential Tenure Paul D. Reynolds 7. Personal Background Candida G. Brush and Tatiana S. Manolova 8. Family Background Charles H. Matthews and Sherrie E. Human 9. Time Use Margaret M. Owen and Patricia G. Greene 10. Work Participation History Amy E. Davis and Howard E. Aldrich ix xxv 1 3 12 26 39 49 62 78 94 104 115 PART II: COGNITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR 11. Overview: The Cognitive Characteristics of the Entrepreneur Kelly G. Shaver 12. Career Reasons Nancy M. Carter, William B. Gartner, and Kelly G. Shaver 13. Entrepreneurial Expectancies Elizabeth J. Gatewood 14. Job and Life Satisfaction Kevin L. Johnson, Marne L. Arthaud-Day Joseph C. Rode, and Janet P Near 15. Decision-Making (Innovator/Adaptor) Style Kevin L. Johnson, Wade M. Danis, and Marc J. Doflinger 16. Role Models and Perceived Social Support Per Davidsson 17. Entrepreneurial Intensity Jianwen Liao and Harold Welsch 18. Individual Problem Solving Matthew W Ford and Charles H. Matthews 19. Attribution and Locus of Control Kelly G. Shaver 20. On Economic Sophistication James N. Morgan 21. Social Skills Robert A. Baron PART III: THE START-UP PROCESS 22. Overview: The Start-up Process William B. Gartner and Nancy M. Carter 23. Nature of Business Start-ups Paul D. Reynolds 129 131 142 153 163 171 179 186 196 205 214 220 235 237 244 24. Opportunity Recognition Gerald E. Hills and Robert P Singh 25. Start-up Problems Candida G. Brush and Tatiana S. Manolova 26. Business Start-up Activities William B. Gartner; Nancy M. Carter, and Paul D. Reynolds 27. Teams Howard E. Aldrich, Nancy M. Carter, and Martin Ruef 28. Firm Founding Nancy M. Carter, William B. Gartner; and Paul D. Reynolds 29. Social Networks Howard E. Aldrich and Nancy M. Carter 30. Knowledge and Use of Assistance William J. Dennis, Jr and Paul D. Reynolds 31. Funding the First Year of Business Michael Stouder and Bruce Kirchhoff 32. Measures of Financial Sophistication Jerome Katz and Ana Cabezuelo 33. Future Expectations for the New Business Sherrie E. Human and Charles H. Matthews PART IV: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ENVIRONMENT 34. Overview: The Entrepreneurial Context and Environment Paul D. Reynolds 35. Perceptions of Entrepreneurial Climate Nancy M. Carter; Paul D. Reynolds, and William B. Gartner 36. The Economic and Community Context for Entrepreneurship: Perceived Environmental Uncertainty Charles H. Matthews and Sherrie E. Human 37. Competitive Strategy Timothy M. Stearns and Nancy M. Carter 259 273 285 299 311 324 336 352 372 386 401 403 412 421 430 38. Technology Entrepreneurs Kathleen Allen and Timothy Stearns Conclusion William B. Gartner, Kelly G. Shaver, Nancy M. Carter, and Paul D. Reynolds Appendix A: Data Collection Paul D. Reynolds and Richard Curtin Appendix B: Data Documentation, Data Preparation and Weights Richard Curtin and Paul D. Reynolds Appendix C: Examples of Analysis: Work File Preparation, Comparisons, and Adjustment of Weights Paul D. Reynolds and Richard Curtin Name Index Subject Index About the Editors About the Contributors 438 449 453 477 495 541 553 563 567

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