Legitimate Distinctiveness and the Entrepreneurial Identity: Influence on Investor Judgments of New Venture Plausibility
- 'Pass the fruit salad, son -- and, by the way, you're fired!'. Connor, Richard // Fort Worth Business Press;8/13/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p31
The author reflects on issues related to entrepreneurship and new businesses. He provides an overview of his career and his establishment of the Forth Worth Business Press. According to the author, most of the companies on the Top 100 list started out as a dream by someone who wanted to own a...
- Entrepreneurship and second-best institutions: going beyond Baumolï¿½s typology. Douhan, Robin; Henrekson, Magnus // Journal of Evolutionary Economics;Aug2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p629
This paper reconsiders the predominant typology pioneered by Baumol (J Polit Econ 98(5):893ï¿½921, ) among productive, unproductive and destructive entrepreneurship. It is shown that the foundation of Baumolï¿½s classification scheme is the restrictive concept of first-best outcomes, and...
- Overcoming obstacles. // Crain's Detroit Business;11/9/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 44, p21
The article offers information on the awards Crain's Salute to Entrepreneurs which recognize entrepreneurial know-how among small businesses and second-stage companies. When faced with a problem or a set of unknowns about an emerging industry, these entrepreneurs forged a path and found new...
- EASTERN EUROPE: FEW WOMEN ENTERPRISES IN FORMER USSR AREAS. // Women's International Network News;Autumn2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p75
Discusses the findings of a report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe regarding the slow growth rate of entrepreneurship by women in Eastern Europe and former Soviet states as of June 16, 2003. Ratio of the entrepreneurial activities of men and women; Countries where a gap in...
- The Impact of the Entrepreneur's Personality on the Strategy-Formation and Planning Process in SMEs. McCarthy, Breda // Irish Journal of Management;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p154
The objective of this study was to explore the impact of the entrepreneur's character on the development of strategy in small- to medium-sized firms. While researchers have looked at entrepreneurial traits in order to explain business start-up and growth, little attention has been paid to the...
- What's the hardest part? Gitomer, Jeffrey // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/8/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p10
Explains that the hardest part in starting a business is taking the step to start it. Similar problem is faced by writers and novelists; Factors that drive people to take the first step to start a business; Reasons of people for not taking the first step.
- Five Tips for Starting a Business in New Orleans. Moss, Wes // New Mexico Business Journal;Jan2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p20
The article offers tips for starting a business in New Orleans, Louisiana. It discusses the factors to consider when planning to start a business and outlines a four-step mode of operation that successful entrepreneurs follow.
- Potential Entrepreneurship in Japan. Harada, Nobuyuki // Small Business Economics;Oct2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p293
The aim of this paper is to investigate the potential for entrepreneurship in Japan using the Employment Status Survey, which is the only government-administered survey that includes questions about the desire to become an entrepreneur. We find that there are still a number of potential...
- Facing facts. // Director;Sep2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p27
Focuses on the need of entrepreneurs to listen to their staff. Concept of sales cornerstones; Factors to consider to have an overview of the company's strengths and weaknesses; Suggestions for start-ups.