Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2008

Detailed Table of Contents

Acknowledgments


Best Paper Awards

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS (NFIB) AWARD FOR
EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE GENERAL TOPIC OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneur as Change Agent: Antecedents and Moderators of Individual-Level Philanthropic Behavior
Joseph E. Coombs, Abbie J. Shipp, and Lisa J. Christensen

OFFICE OF ADVOCACY, U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AWARD FOR THE BEST PAPER EXPLORING THE IMPORTANCE OF SMALL BUSINESSES TO THE U.S. ECONOMY OR A PUBLIC POLICY ISSUE OF IMPORTANCE TO THE ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY

Family Firms Venturing into International Markets: A Resource Dependence Perspective
Lucia Naldi and Mattias Nordqvist

BABSON COLLEGE IRENE M. MCCARTHY AWARD FOR THE BEST PAPER ON THE TOPIC OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY

Information Disclosure and IPO Valuation: What Kinds of Information Matter and is More Information Always Better?
Daeil Nam, Jonathan D. Arthurs, Marsha Nielsen, Fariss Mousa and Kun Liu

THE LEWIS INSTITUTE AWARD AT BABSON COLLEGE FOR THE BEST PAPER EXPLORING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Who Are The Social “Entrepreneurs” And What Do They Actually Do?
Artur Steinerowski, Sarah Jack and Jane Farmer

THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY WESLEY J. HOWE AWARD FOR
EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE TOPIC OF CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Adapting the Looking Glass: Factors Affecting Change in Entrepreneurs’ Opportunity Images
J. Robert Mitchell and Mark P. Sharfman



I. ENTREPRENEURSHIP FINANCING

BABSON COLLEGE IRENE M. MCCARTHY AWARD FOR THE BEST PAPER ON THE TOPIC OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY

Information Disclosure and IPO Valuation: What Kinds of Information Matter and is More Information Always Better?
Daeil Nam, Jonathan Arthurs, Marsha Nielsen, Fariss Mousa and Kun Liu

The Impact of New Venture Design on Entrepreneurial Exit
Dawn R. DeTienne and Melissa S. Cardon

Summaries

Trade Credit: A Real Option for Bootstrapping New Ventures
Doug Bosse

Financing the Emerging Business through Monitored and Unmonitored Sources of Funding
William B. Gartner, Casey J. Frid and John C. Alexander

What Matters, Matters Differently: Contrasting the Decision Policies of Formal and Informal Investors
Dan K. Hsu, James M. Haynie and Alexander McKelvie

When IPO Signaling Becomes Window Dressing, Who’s Minding the Store?
John S. Pearlstein and Robert D. Hamilton

Exploring the Relationship between Financial Bootstrapping and Organizational Emergence among New Ventures: Are Some Bootstrapping Techniques More Successful Than Others?
John Perry, Xin Yao, and Jim Wolff



II. ANGEL FINANCING

Confidence and Angel Investors: Does Gender Matter?
John R. Becker-Blease and Jeffrey E. Sohl

When is Conflict (Not) Good for Business: The Case of Business Angels and Entrepreneurial Teams?
Veroniek Collewaert

Summaries

Proximity In Informal Venture Capital Investing – What does it mean?
Sofia Avdeitchikova

Evaluating The Impact of the UK’s Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trusts (VCT)
Marc Cowling and Gordon Murray

Interactive Papers

Angel Investors in Initial Public Offerings
William Johnson and Jeffrey E. Sohl



III. VENTURE CAPITAL

Do VCs Evaluate ‘Live’ Presentations Like They Evaluate Business Plans?
Denis A. Grégoire, Alice J. de Koning, and Benjamin M. Oviatt

The Role of Patents for VC Financing
Carolin Haeussler, Dietmar Harhoff and Elisabeth Mueller

Venture Capital Firm Experience and Company Growth
Tom Vanacker

Summaries

Carrot and Stick: Impact of Early-Stage Venture Capitalists on the Performance of Ventures
Violetta Gerasymenko

Antecedents and Consequences of Venture Capital Syndication
Violetta Gerasymenko and Oliver Gottschalg

It’s Not All Good: The Negative Influence of Social Capital on New Firm Performance
Joy Godesiabois

The Price of Lust: The Case of IPO Lawsuits against VC-Backed Firms
Mark Griffiths, Jill Kickul, and Colleen Post

Transnational Connections and Strategic Choice: Venture Capital Firms’ Entry into Foreign Markets
Isin Guler and Mauro Guillen

The Effects of Resource Dependence on Partnering Strategies of Venture Capital Firms
Mikko Jääskeläinen and Miguel Meuleman

Optimization of Venture Capital Financing: A Study of 355 Venture Capital Backed Companies
Julian Lange, Brian Barnes, Li Hong, and William Bygrave

Venture Capitalists’ Influences on Start-Up Success versus Failure
Elaine Mosakowski, Markus Fitza, and Sharon F. Matusik

The Financing of Innovation within China
Paul J. A. Robson, Jia Wang and Mark S. Freel

Antecedents of Entrepreneurs’ Trust in Their Investors
Isabell M. Welpe, Audrey Korsgaard and Harry Sapienza

Interactive Papers

Entrepreneurial Text, Prior Knowledge, & Investor Interest
Amanda B. Harris, Elaine Mosakowski, Dimo Dimov

Informants and Early Stage VC Deal Flow: Who Do VC’s Rely On?
Joris Heuven and Aard Groen

Venture Capital Funding for High-Tech New Ventures: Disentangling the Effects of an Entrepreneur’s Functional Experience
Joris Heuven

Business Models in Venture Capital in Emerging Markets
Julian E. Lange, Benoit F. Leleux, and Amin Moncef

Pre-IPO Management Team Restructuring and Portfolio Company’s Performance: A Comparison between CVC and Independent VC
Jun Li and Yi Yang

Effort of Private Equity in Buyouts Revisited
Arjen Mulder and Hans Bruining

Promoting De Facto Standards through Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Investments: From the Perspective of Agency Theory
Yi Yang and Tianxu Chen



IV. THE ENTREPRENEUR

The Relationship between Entrepreneur Psychological Capital and New Venture Performance
Keith M. Hmieleski and Jon C. Carr

Do Effectual Approaches to Entrepreneurship Destroy Value?
Qian Ye, Jason R. Fitzsimmons and Evan J. Douglas

Summaries

The Discriminant Validity of Entrepreneurial Passion
Melissa Cardon

The Impact and Outcomes of Venture Failure: An Entrepreneurial Learning Perspective
Jason Cope, Frank Cave, and Sue Eccles

Entrepreneurial Experience: Differential Effects of Startup-Specific vs. Industry-Specific Knowledge
Rodney R. D’Souza, Betty J. Conklin, and Bruce H. Kemelgor

Entrepreneurs from a Chinese Technology-Based University: Job Roles and Entrepreneurship
Charles E. Eesley

Does Entrepreneurial Experience Really Matter for Business Performance?
Manuel Flores, Miguel Amaral and Rui Baptista

Entrepreneurial Orientation and Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Employed and Self-Employed Motivation and Commitment
Laura Gaillard Giordani

Sex Differences in Entrepreneur Signature Strengths
Keith M. Hmieleski

The Changing Role of Different Learning Methods during the Entrepreneurship Process: A Conceptual Framework
Anna S. Jenkins, Magdalena Markowska

Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Intention
Pitsamorn Kilenthong, Gerald Hills and Javier Monllor

Learning from Technology Entrepreneurs: Effectuation as a New Toolbox in Contexts of High Uncertainty
René Mauer and Malte Brettel

Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Early American Clock Industry (1807-1850)
Vincent J. Pascal, Brian Grinder and Robert G. Schwartz

Exploring the Mindset of University Entrepreneurs: Do They Have a Different Resource Logic?
Diamanto Politis, Joakim Winborg and Åsa Lindholm-Dahlstrand

The Earnings Impact of Becoming an Entrepreneur
Miguel T. Preto, Rui Baptista and Francisco Lima

Exploring Productive, Unproductive and Destructive Entrepreneurship
Arnis Sauka and Friederike Welter

Legitimizing the Study of Illegal Entrepreneurship
Robert F. Sinclair

Passing the Torch: Athletes’ Transitions to New Venture Playing Fields
Siri Terjesen

Interactive Papers

Understanding Entrepreneurial Evaluation in the Individual – Opportunity Nexus in 3-D Platforms
Edward Gamble and Peter Moroz

Linking Firm Capabilities to Entrepreneurial Orientation and Firm Performance: Evidence from Small Swedish Technological Firms
Vinit Parida and Mats Westerberg

Explaining Organizational Emergence Using the Knowledge-Based View of the Firm and Institutional Theory
John Perry, Xin Yao and Tim Pett



V. ENTREPRENEUR CHARACTERISTICS

Overconfidence and Effort in New Venture Development
Rose Trevelyan

Summaries

Evolution, Games and Entrepreneurship Theory
Graciela Kuechle

Development and Validation of an Entrepreneurial Locus of Control Scale
Leon Schjoedt

Interactive Papers

A Model of Entrepreneurial Intentions within the Persons with Disabilities Population
David Baldridge and Donald Neubaum

Forcing a Square Peg in a Round Hole: An Evaluation of How CEOs with Different Personality Sets Fit into Different Stages of a Firm’s Growth
Rodney R. D’Souza and Rebecca J. White

Values, Attitudes, and Start-Up Intentions of Necessity-Based Nascent Entrepreneurs
Noel Lindsay, Wendy Lindsay and Fredric Kropp

Country-Specific Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intent: A Cross-Country Comparison
Christopher Schlaegel, Robert L. Engle, Xiaohong He, Jose V. Gavidia and Servane Delanoe



VI. ENTREPRENEURIAL COGNITION

THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY WESLEY J. HOWE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE TOPIC OF CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Adapting the Looking Glass: Factors Affecting Change in Entrepreneurs’ Opportunity Images
J. Robert Mitchell and Mark P. Sharfman

Thriving Vs. Surviving: A Regulatory Focus Perspective on Entrepreneurial Striving
Asad Aziz And Maw Der Foo

Cognitive Style Differences of Novice Serial and Portfolio Entrepreneurs: A Two-Sample Test
Keith H. Brigham and Ritch L. Sorenson

Never, Never, Never Give In? Understanding The Entrepreneur’s Decision to Persist in the Face of Adversity
Daniel V. Holland

Summaries

Honeymoon Is Over! Evidence on the Emotional Rollercoaster in the Early-Stages of a New Venture
Pia Arenius and Katja Laitinen

Counterfactual Thinking & Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy: A Contingency Model
Punit Arora, J. Michael Haynie and Greg Laurence

Why They Do the Things They Do: An Examination of Entrepreneur Motivation
Kevin D. Clark, Scott L. Newbert and Narda R. Quigley

Understanding Individual Factors that Contribute to Pre-Launch Planning
Amy Gresock and Bruce Barringer

Entrepreneurial Passion and its Effect on Decision Making
Anja Klaukien and Holger Patzelt

The Influence of Cognitive Appraisal & Anticipated Outcome Emotions on the Perception, Evaluation & Exploitation of Social Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Norris Krueger

Entrepreneurship Education Initiatives: Does Active Learning Really Make Difference?
Narjisse Lassas-Clerc, Frédéric Delmar and Alain Fayolle

Entrepreneurial Expert Scripts: Does the Way Entrepreneurs Learn Matter for Venture Performance?
Anthony Robinson

Learning Styles and Opportunity Recognition: The Critical Role of Heterogeneous Entrepreneurial Teams
Anthony Robinson and Diane Johnson

What Does Opportunity Value mean to the Entrepreneur and How Does it Influence Opportunity Pursuit?
Lee J. Zane, Donna M. DeCarolis and Marco S. DiRenzo

Interactive Papers

System Dynamic View on Entrepreneurial Well-Being
Sofia A. Kauko-Valli

Origins of Overconfidence, Contingent Management Style and Entrepreneurial Firm Survival and Performance
Christian Lechner and Sveinn Gudmundsson

Necessity-Driven Intention at Dounreay and the Shapero Displacement Model
William Lucas, Sarah Cooper and Stuart MacFarlane

Understanding the Individual-Opportunity Nexus: Empirical Investigation of the Interaction between Prior Knowledge and Sector Characteristics
Rögnvaldur J. Saemundsson and Marina Candi

Impact of Corporate Board Entrepreneurial Potential on Management Entrepreneurial Intention
Stephen Spring and L. Murray Gillin

The Role of Positive and Negative Emotions in Opportunity Evaluation and Exploitation
Isabell M. Welpe, Matthias Spörrle, Dietmar Grichnik and David Audretsch



VII. THE ENTREPRENEUR AND NETWORKS

How Important are Entrepreneurial Social Capital and Knowledge Structure in New Venture Innovation?
Yang Xu

Summaries

Lonely Rangers Together: The Development of Trust among Entrepreneurs in Learning Networks
Pontus Bergh, Maj-Britt Johansson Lindfors and Joakim Wincent

Knowledge Acquisition, Network Learning, and Technology Venture Outcomes
Matthew R. Marvel and Diane M. Sullivan

Social Ties and Team-Member Exchange as Antecedents to Firm Performance
Jeffrey M. Pollack and Matthew W. Rutherford

Does Networking Work? How Industry Events Shape the Social Networks and Performance of New Ventures
Wouter Stam



VIII. WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Summaries

A Gender Perspective on Family, Friends, and Fools
Grace Kim and Maria Minniti

Gender Related Differences in the Founding Intention
Stavroula Laspita, Christian W. Scheiner, Alexander Brem, Heinz Klandt and Kai-Ingo Voigt

Transforming Contacts into Resources: Women Entrepreneurs Building, Maintaining, and Utilising Social Capital
Muhammad Azam Roomi and Beatriz Acevedo

Gender Related Differences in Motivation, Goals and Performance Evaluation?
Christian W. Scheiner, Simone Chlosta, Stavroula Laspita, Kai-Ingo Voigt and Heinz Klandt

Economic Rationality, Social Embeddedness and the Female Led Rural Enterprise (FLRE)
Izzy Warren-Smith and Lynn M. Martin

Interactive Papers

Gender, Entrepreneurial Abilities, and Perceived New Venture Risk
Craig Armstrong

Women Entrepreneurs Strategies to Acquire and Build Legitimacy in the Startup and Growth of the Business
Crystal Xiangwen Jiang and Monica Zimmerman Treichel



IX. ETHNIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Summaries

The Relevance of Value Innovation to the Experience of African American Gazelles
Thomas D. Boston

Determinants of Business Success: An Examination of Asian-Owned Businesses in the United States
Alicia Robb and Robert Fairlie

Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: An Investigation of New Firm Performance
Alicia Robb

Interactive Papers

Social Capital and the Performance of Asian American-Founded Ventures in Silicon Valley
Dong Chen and David Y. Choi



X. THE ORGANIZATION

Summaries

Determinants of Start Up Size and Post Entry Growth: Evidence Form Marginalized Context
Durim Hoxha

The Planned Decision to Transfer an Entrepreneurial Company
Hannes Leroy and Sophie Manigart

Licensing or Spinoffs? Success and Failure Experiences and the Development of Alternative Capabilities in Technology Transfer Organisations
Vangelis Souitaris and Daniela Defazio

Interactive Papers

The Effects of Effectual Logic: Nascent Entrepreneurial Performance and Effectuation
William Forster and Jeffrey York

Attaining New Venture Legitimacy: A Review and Research Agenda
Brian Nagy and Franz Lohrke

(Resource) Configurations for Top Performing Start-Ups: An Exploratory Study with Classification Trees
Christine Vanhoutte, Luc Sels, Johan Maes, David Martens and Bart Baesens



XI. TEAMS

Status Characteristics and Contribution Recognitions within Startup Teams
Amy E. Davis and Howard E. Aldrich

Symmetry in the Absorptive Capacity of Nascent Product Development Teams
Pankaj C. Patel and James O. Fiet

Summaries

The Enduring Partnership
William Forster

New Venture Teams’ Creativity and Performance: A Debate and Conflict Perspective
Alan R. Johnson and Frédéric Delmar

Retention Management in Entrepreneurial Firms – How to Enhance Employee Commitment
Tobias Kollmann, Andreas Kuckertz and Carina Lomberg

Resolving the Tension between Individual Knowledge and Organizational Tenure: An Integrative Approach and Empirical Test of Absorptive Capacity
Erik Wetter



XII. GOVERNANCE

Summaries

R&D Investments and the Long-Run Performance of IPO’s: The Moderating Role of Governance Structures
Nina Rosenbusch

Interactive Papers

Property Rights, Dependence on Transaction Partners, and Firm Valuation: Who Appropriates Value?
Jonathan Arthurs, Daeil Nam, Marsha Nielsen, Fariss Mousa, and Kun Liu



XIII. STRATEGY

Novelty and Appropriability: The Role of Entrepreneurial Knowledge in Sharing Information
Anthony R. Briggs

Un-Locking Path Dependence to build on an Innovative Firm’s Absorptive Capacity
Pankaj C. Patel and James O. Fiet

The Living Dead –Why They Turned Out That Way?
Maija Renko, Alan Carsrud and Malin Brännback

Summaries

Alliance Portfolio Diversity and Market Scope: Direct and Interaction Effects on Biotech Firms’ Exit
Olga Bruyaka

Entrepreneurial Orientation Research: A Review of Theory, Measurement, and Data-Analytic Practices
Claudia C. Cogliser, Keith H. Brigham and G. T. Lumpkin

Celebrity Entrepreneurship: The Effect of Negative Celebrity Information on the New Venture
Erik Hunter and Per Davidsson

Are Planners Doers? Pre-Venture Planning and the Start-up Behaviors of Entrepreneurs in the PSED
Jianwen (Jon) Liao and William B. Gartner

The Business Model as Innovation Platform: Patterns of Emergence
Mike Morris and Dave Brannon

A Typology of Configuration and Growth Patterns of Entrepreneurial IT Service Firms
Olivier Witmeur

New Ventures and First Diversification
Xuanli Xie and Hugh O’Neill

Interactive Papers

The Impact of Firm Natural Environment Policy on the Market Orientation to Innovation Relationship in SMEs
Clay Dibrell, Justin Craig and Eric N. Hansen

Business Planning for Nascent Entrepreneurs under Environmental Uncertainty
Benson Honig and Jianwen Liao

At the Edge of Entrepreneurial Orientation: Identifying Impediments of SME Growth
Urban Ljungquist and Navid Ghannad

Strategic Entrepreneurship: The Hubris of a Hostile Takeover Attempt
Michael D. Meeks and G. Dale Meyer

When Do Small Firms Benefit from Entrepreneurial Strategies? The Moderating Role of Environmental Conditions
Nina Rosenbusch, Andreas Rauch, Jens M. Unger and Simon C. Parker

Operationalizing the Resource Based View for Nascent and Young Firms: Developing Scales for Resource Advantages and Disadvantages
Paul Steffens



XIV. FAMILY ENTERPRISE

OFFICE OF ADVOCACY, U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AWARD FOR THE BEST PAPER EXPLORING THE IMPORTANCE OF SMALL BUSINESSES TO THE U.S. ECONOMY OR A PUBLIC POLICY ISSUE OF IMPORTANCE TO THE ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITY

Family Firms Venturing Into International Markets: A Resource Dependence Perspective
Lucia Naldi and Mattias Nordqvist

Family Situation and the Exit Event: An Extension of Threshold Theory
Rachida Justo and Dawn R. DeTienne

Career Dynamics in Family and Non-Family Firms: An Optimal Matching Analysis
Carlo Salvato, Alessandro Minichilli and Raffaella Piccarreta

Summaries

Growth Aspirations and Fear of Failure among Family and Non-Family Business Owner/Managers
Jonathan Levie and Miri Lerner

Exploring Corporate Venturing In Family Firms
Gaia Marchisio, Pietro Mazzola, Salvatore Sciascia, Morgan Miles and Joseph Astrachan

Family Ownership and Involvement: Exploring Non-Linear Effects on Performance
Salvatore Sciascia and Pietro Mazzola

Interactive Papers

A Contingency Model of Corporate Social Performance in Family Firms
Joseph E. Coombs, K. Matthew Gilley, David Sirmon and Curtis L. Wesley, II

Examining the Moderating Effect of Gender and Income on the Relationship between Family Involvement and Firm Performance
Cristina Cruz, Rachida Justo and Julio De Castro

Family Business Survival: Member Intention to Continue Business
Raj V. Mahto and Dmitry Khanin

Intangible Resources and Performance in Family Firms: The Moderating Role of Familiness
Lucia Naldi, Mattias Nordqvist and Thomas Zellweger



XV. THE ORGANIZATION AND NETWORKS

Strategic Alliances and Product Development in New Technology Firms: The Moderating Effect of Technological Capabilities
Carolin Haeussler and Holger Patzelt

“One is known by the Company One Keeps”: Imprinting Effects of a Firm’s Network Entry on Its Future Status
Hana Milanov and Dean A. Shepherd

Summaries

Network Structure and Networking Capability among New Ventures: Tools for Competitive Advantage or a Waste of Resources?
Sari Roininen and Mats Westerberg

Interactive Papers

Near To or Far Away? The Implications of Alliance Partner Location for New Venture Innovation
Brett Anitra Gilbert and Hana Milanov



XVI. ENVIRONMENT

Summaries

Does Entrepreneurship Matter? Types of Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
Erkko Autio and Jonathan Levie

The Behaviour of Firm Entry and Exit in Disequilibrium the Entrepreneurial Economy in the USA, 1998-2003
Andrew Burke and Amama Shabbir

The Role of Cultural and Symbolic Capital in Entrepreneurial Legitimacy
Dirk De Clercq and Maxim Voronov

The Potential of Parsons’ Systems Theory for the Study of Entrepreneurship
Amanda Elam and Deepak Sardana

A Systems Approach to Entrepreneurship: Determinants of Successful Technology Transfer
Arun Kumaraswamy, Patrick Maggitti, Monica Zimmerman Treichel andTodd Wadhams

Dilemma of Collective Entrepreneurial Action in the Creation of New Fields: A Dynamic Interplay between Agency and Structure
Jade (Yu-Chieh) Lo

Toward A Logic of Emergence in Entrepreneurship
Minet Schindehutte

Interactive Papers

Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness Dynamics: A Developing Countries Perspective
Zoltan J. Acs and José Ernesto Amorós

National Political Institutions and Resource Environments as Determinants of National Entrepreneurial Activity
J. Christian Broberg, W.J. Conover, Tyge Payne and Jeremy C. Short

Business Design or Creative Design: Towards A Unifying Framework on Design within the Context of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries
Suna Sørensen, Astrid Heidemann Lassen and Louise Møller Nielsen



XVII. OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION

Summaries

The Entrepreneurial Process as a Search for Identify: A Supplementary Perspective on Effectuation Theory
Suna Sørensen and Astrid Heidemann Lassen

Interactive Papers

Entrepreneurial Competencies within the Process of Opportunity Recognition
Zineb Aouni and Bernard Surlemont

Entrepreneurial Risk and Loss Aversion in the Evaluation of Venture Formation Opportunities
R. Michael Holmes Jr., R. Duane Ireland and Tim R. Holcomb

Opportunity Discovery versus Opportunity Creation As Determinates Of Entrepreneurial Action
Matthew S. Wood



XVIII. INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Labor Flexibility and the Prevalence of High-Growth Entrepreneurial Activity
C. Christopher Baughn, Jeff Sugheir and Kent E. Neupert

Early Internationalization Decisions for New Ventures: What Matters?
Denis A. Grégoire, David W. Williams and Benjamin M. Oviatt

Overcoming Resource Constraints through Internationalization? An Empirical Analysis of European SMEs
Jolanda Hessels

Determinants of Cross-Border Syndication: Cultural Barriers, Legal Context, and Learning
Miguel Meuleman and Mike Wright

New Venture Attempts to Influence State Institutions: Effects on Innovation
Manjula S. Salimath and John B. Cullen

Summaries

Why One Size Does Not Fit All: Explaining Job Creation by Start-Up Size in the USA
Andrew Burke and Amama Shabbir

Young Firm Survival and Growth after Early Internationalization: A Test from a Capabilities Perspective
Jon C. Carr, Stephen Haggard and Shaker Zahra

Formal Co-Operations for Product and Process Innovation: Go International or Stay National?
Nikolinka Fertala

Sailing around the World: Cultural and Environmental Influences On Entrepreneurial Risk Perceptions of Sinking-The-Boat and Missing-The-Boat
Jill Kickul, Saulo Dubard Barbosa, Tatiana Iakovleva and Brett Smith

The Role and Impact of Various Types of Entrepreneurial Motivations on Venture Internationalization Outcomes
Andreea N. Kiss, David W. Williams and Susan M. Houghton

Expanding the Resource and Market Reach: Do International Alliances and Markets Enhance Venture Survival?
Hyunsuk Lee, Donna Kelley, Jangwoo Lee and Sunghoon Lee

Human Resource Endowment and New Venture Internationalization
Aegean Leung

Entrepreneurship in Transitional Economies: Review and Integration of Nearly Two Decades of Research
Ivan M. Manev and Tatiana S. Manolova

Penetrating the Knowledge Filter in “Rust Belt” Economies
Lawrence A. Plummer and Ryan Sutter

Varieties of Export-Oriented Entrepreneurial Activity in Ten Asian Countries: The Role of Institutional Structures
Siri Terjesen and Jolanda Hessels

Aspiration, Motivation and International Behavior
Congcong Zheng and Susanna Khavul

Interactive Papers

The Great Abyss? International Moral Dilemmas and Reasoning Differences between Entrepreneurs and the Nonbusiness Public
Nancy L. Bodie

Do European Entrepreneurs Evaluate Business Opportunities Differently Than US Entrepreneurs? A Conjoint Experiment on Two Continents
Jan Brinckmann, Marc Gruber and Vithala R. Rao

The Development of International New Ventures: An Entrepreneurship in Networks Approach
Paul Kirwan and Peter Van Der Sijde



XIX. CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Lessons from 238 Companies: Senior Management, Exploitation, Exploration, and Corporate Entrepreneurship Performance
Heidi Bertels, Peter Koen and Elko Kleinschmidt

Organizational Ambidexterity and Corporate Entrepreneurship: The Differential Effects on Venturing, Innovation and Renewal Processes
Henri Burgers and Justin J.P. Jansen

Achieving Success in the Sustained Regeneration form of Corporate Entrepreneurship: Effects of Portfolio Technological Advancement on a Firm’s New Product Launch Rate
Kimberly M. Green

Better In Pairs?: Interactions between Alliances and Corporate Venture Capital on New-Venture Internationalization
Manuela N. Hoehn-Weiss and Joseph A. LiPuma

Modes of Knowledge Acquisition and Innovation in Different Environments: An Examination of New Firms
Alexander McKelvie, Johan Wiklund and Larry Bennett

Summaries

Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Longitudinal Examination of Innovative Efficiency, Patents, and Firm Performance
Kendall W. Artz

Entrepreneurial Management and Post-Buyout Performance
Hans Bruining and Ernst Verwaal

How do Firms Leverage Innovation-Capabilities for Repeat Innovation?
Paul L. Drnevich, Louis D. Marino and Michael C. Withers

Corporate Venturing and the Decision to Exercise Foothold Investments: A Real Options Perspective
Tim R. Holcomb, John W. Upson and Justin W. Webb

Re-Constructing Firm-Level Entrepreneurship: Linking Ambidextrous Innovation, Entrepreneurial Organizations and Performance
Tobias Kollmann and Christoph Stöckmann

Status Differentiation and R&D Team Innovation: U.S. Pharmaceutical Patents, 1975-99
Dali Ma and Jonathan Ziegert

Organizational Identity: A Moderating Factor for Entrepreneurial Strategies and Job Performance
Erik Monsen, R. Wayne Boss and Ingo Angermeier

Learning To Take Risks: Corporate Venture Capital Investment as an Acquired Organizational Practice
Erik Noyes, Laurel Smith-Doerr and Kenneth Hatten

Revisiting Corporate Venturing: Opening Up the Innovation Chain
Chintan M. Shah, Henri Burgers and Victor E. Scholten

Technological Resource Endowments of University and Corporate Spin-Offs
Els Van De Velde, Bart Clarysse and Mike Wright

Corporate Venture Capital as A Real Option: A Dyad-Level Analysis of the Evolvement of Inter-Firm Ties
Vareska Van De Vrande and Wim Vanhaverbeke

Corporate Venture Capital Investments: The Option to Partner
Anu Wadhwa

Does an Innovation-Supportive Culture always Support Innovation?
Michael C. Withers and Paul L. Drnevich

An Investigation of the Role of Exploration and Exploitation in the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation and Firm Performance
Xin Zheng and Donna J. Kelley

Interactive Papers

Predicting Organizational Performance as a Result of CEOs’ Actions that Build Entrepreneurial Culture
Ayman El Tarabishy, Marshall Sashkin and George T. Solomon

Technology Transfer Office Incentives and Performance
Steve F. Gohmann and Michael D. Crum

Promoting Entrepreneurial Orientation for New Knowledge Creation: Trade-Offs in Customer Alliances of SMEs in High Technology Industries
Vishal K. Gupta and Douglas D. Moesel

Commercialization of Science: A Longitudinal Study of Knowledge Distance, Firm Capabilities, and the Structure of Licensing Contracts
Reddi Kotha and Gerard George



XX. PUBLIC POLICY

Summaries

What Does “Entrepreneurship” Data Really Show? A Comparison of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and World Bank Group Datasets
Zoltan J. Acs, Sameeksha Desai and Leora Klapper

Regional Transformation and Regeneration through Entrepreneurship: Evidences from Brazilian Industrial Districts
José C. Castanhar, José P. Esperança and Daniela G. Castanhar Reyes

Entrepreneurial Ethics and Justice Perceptions
Jamie D. Collins and Jeffery S. McMullen

Individual, Organizational and Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms
John C. Dencker, Marc Gruber and Sonali K. Shah

Interactive Papers

Identifying the Determinants of Entrepreneurship in Brazil and Linking it to Economic Growth: an Econometric Analysis
José C. Castanhar, J. F. Dias and José Dias

Federal Funding of Public R&D Institutions and the Creation Of New Firms
Lawrence A. Plummer and David B. Audretsch

Institutions, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development in Emerging Economies
Yasuhiro Yamakawa



XXI. SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS (NFIB) AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE GENERAL TOPIC OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneur as Change Agent: Antecedents and Moderators of Individual-Level Philanthropic Behavior
Joseph E. Coombs, Abbie J. Shipp and Lisa J. Christensen

THE LEWIS INSTITUTE AWARD AT BABSON COLLEGE FOR THE BEST PAPER EXPLORING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Who Are The Social “Entrepreneurs” And What Do They Actually Do?
Artur Steinerowski, Sarah Jack and Jane Farmer

The Dependent Variables of Social Entrepreneurship Research
Todd W. Moss, G.T. Lumpkin and Jeremy C. Short

Summaries

The Emergence of Social Entrepreneurship as a Research Domain: Implications for Entrepreneurship Theory
T. L. Hill, Tanvi H. Kothari and Matt Shea

Backed by the State: Social Protection, Skill Investments, and Entrepreneurial Entry into Knowledge-Intensive Industries
Phillip H. Kim

Social Venture Strategy from a Global Perspective: An Exploratory Study Assessing Ashoka Fellows
Moriah Meyskens and Colleen Post

Exploring Social Entrepreneurship Activity in the United States: For Profit Ventures Generating Social and Economic Value
Heidi Neck, Candida Brush, and Elaine Allen

Financing Social Entrepreneurs: Philanthropic Venture Capital vs. Foundations
Mariarosa Scarlata and Luisa Alemany

The Process of Value Creation in Social Entrepreneurial Firms
Robin Stevens, Nathalie Moray, and Saskia Crucke

From Idea to Community Venture – A Resource Dependency Perspective
Ingebjørg Vestrum and Einar Rasmussen



XXII. RESEARCH METHODS

Summaries

Emergence and Development of Key Words and Collocations in Entrepreneurship Research 1989-2007
Tomas Karlsson

What Research Matters? Factors That Drive the Impact of Articles in Journal of Business Venturing
Tomas Karlsson and Amanda Elam

Interactive Papers

Improving Methodologies of High Potential Nascent Entrepreneurship Research
Julienne Senyard, Per Davidsson and Paul Steffens