The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship by Mark Casson

The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

EditorMark Casson, Bernard Yeung, Anuradha Basu

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Entrepreneurship has always been a key factor in economic growth, innovation, and the development of firms and businesses. More recently, new technologies, the waning of the 'old economy', globalization, changing cultures and popular attitudes, and new policy stances have further highlightedthe importance of entrepreneurship and enterprise. Entrepreneurship is now a dynamic and expanding area of research, teaching, and debate, but there has been no standard reference work which is suitable for both established scholars and new researchers. This book fills that gap. All the major aspects of entrepreneurship are covered, including: * the start-up and growth of firms, * financing and venture capital, * innovation, technology and marketing, * women entrepreneurs, * ethnic entrepreneurs, * migration, * small firm policy,* the economic and social history of entrepreneurship. This is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art research in entrepreneurship, written by an international team of leading scholars, and will be an essential reference for academics and policy makers, as well as being suitable for use on masters courses and doctoral programmes.

About The Author

Mark Casson is Professor of Economics at the University of Reading. His publications include The Entrepreneur (1982; new edition, 2002), Entrepreneurship and Business Culture (1995) and Enterprise and Leadership (2000). He has contributed articles on entrepreneurship to the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, the International Encyc...

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Title:The Oxford Handbook of EntrepreneurshipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:808 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.65 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Mark Casson, Bernard Yeung, Anuradha Basu and Nigel Wadeson: IntroductionPart I: Theory and History2. Martin Ricketts: Theories of Entrepreneurship: Historical Development and Critical Assessment3. J. Stanley Metcalfe: Entrepreneurship and Evolution4. Nigel S. Wadeson: Cognitive Aspects of Entrepreneurship5. Martin Carter: Entrepreneurship and Marketing6. Tony Corley: Historical Biographies of EntrepreneursPart II: Small Firms7. Robert Cressy: Determinants of Small Firm Survival and Growth8. Zoltan Acs: Start-ups and Entry Barriers: SME Population Dynamics9. Carole Howorth, Mary Rose and Eleanor Hamilton: Definitions, Diversity and Development: Key Debates in Family Business Research10. David J. Storey: Evaluating SME Policies and Programmes: Technical and Political DimensionsPart III: Innovation11. David B. Audretsch and Max Keilbach: Entrepreneurship, Growth and Restructuring12. Walter Kuemmerle: Innovation in Large Firms13. Luca Berchicci and Chris Tucci: Entrepreneurship, Technology and Schumpeterian Innovation: Entrants and IncumbentsPart IV: Finance14. Robert Cressy: Venture Capital15. Gary Dushnitsky: Corporate Venture Capital: Past Evidence and Future DirectionsPart V: Employment, Self-Employment and Buy-Outs16. Simon Parker: Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and the Labour Market17. Deniz Ucbasaran, Paul Westhead and Mike Wright: Habitual Entrepreneurs18. Mike Wright and Andrew Burrows: Entrepreneurship and Management Buy-OutsPart VI: Social and Cultural Aspects19. Amir N. Licht and Jordan I. Siegel: Social Dimensions of Entrepreneurship20. Kathy Fogel, Ashton Hawk, Randall Morck and Bernard Yeung: Institutional Obstacles to Entrepreneurship21. Anuradha Basu: Ethnic and Minority Enterprise22. Andrew Godley: Migration of Entrepreneurs23. Candida Brush: Women Entrepreneurs24. Marina Della Giusta and Zella King: Enterprise CulturePart VII: Spatial and International Dimensions25. Philip McCann: Regional Development: Clusters and Districts26. Peter J. Buckley: International Expansion: Foreign Direct Investment by SMEs27. Saul Estrin, Klaus E. Meyer and Maria Bytchkova: Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies