FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 2000

SUMMARY TABLE OF CONTENTS

KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE SPECIAL TOPIC: TECHNOLOGY AND HIGH GROWTH VENTURES

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

TAYLOR & FRANCIS PUBLISHERS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE TOPIC OF VENTURE CAPITAL

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I. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: GENERAL

II. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: MOTIVATION, INTENTIONS, AND OBJECTIVES

III. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: DECISION-MAKING AND COGNITIVE STYLE

IV. ENTREPRENEURIAL SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS: SOCIAL CAPITAL AND SOCIAL NETWORKS

V. ENTREPRENEURIAL SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS: ETHNICITY

VI. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: SOCIETAL CONCEPTIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

VII. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: CONTEXT, GEOGRAPHIC, AND OTHER

VIII. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: START-UP PROCESS

IX. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: OPPORTUNITY SEARCH AND RECOGNITION, GENERAL

X. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: OPPORTUNITY SEARCH AND RECOGNITION, TECHNOLOGICAL

XI. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, SEARCH FOR FUNDS

XII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ANGEL-ENTREPRENEUR RELATIONSHIPS

XIII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ANGELS, INFORMAL INVESTOR SYSTEMS

XIV. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, FORMAL VENTURE CAPITAL

XV. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, DECISION-MAKING

XVI. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ENTREPRENEUR-INVESTOR-SPONSOR RELATIONSHIPS

XVII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: DEBT, BANKS, FINANCIAL STRUCTURE

XVIII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS MARKET PERFORMANCE

XIX. NEW FIRM FINANCING: LONG TERM IMPACT ON NEW FIRMS

XX. VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS: ASSESSING INVESTMENT SUCCESS

XXI. VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

XXII. NEW FIRMS: INTERNATIONALIZATION

XXIII. NEW FIRMS: STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

XXIV. NEW FIRMS: FRANCHISING

XXV. NEW FIRMS: ISSUES IN FAMILY OWNED FIRMS

XXVI. NEW FIRMS: ECONOMIC SECTOR AND PERFORMANCE

XXVII. NEW FIRMS: MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES AND PERFORMANCE

XXVIII. NEW FIRMS: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

XXIX. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY, GENERAL

XXX.. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY, INTERNET, E-COMMERCE

XXXI. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION

XXXII. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND SURVIVAL, LONGITUDINAL RESEARCH

XXXIII. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND MANAGEMENT

XXXIV. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND STRATEGY

XXXV. CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, NEW VENTURES

XXXVI. SOCIETAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

XXXVII. EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 2000

DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE SPECIAL TOPIC: TECHNOLOGY AND HIGH GROWTH VENTURES

A Longitudinal Study of the Causes of Technology Adoption and Its Effect Upon New Venture Growth
J. Robert Baum

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

Doing It for Yourself: Career Attributions of Nascent Entrepreneurs
William B. Gartner, Kelly G. Shaver, and  Elizabeth J. Gatewood

TAYLOR & FRANCIS PUBLISHERS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH ON THE TOPIC OF VENTURE CAPITAL

Informal Investors as Entrepreneurs: The Development of an Entrepreneurial Career
Hans Landström and Diamanto Politis

I. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: GENERAL

Summaries

Psychological Action Strategy Characteristics in African Business Owners and Success: Results from Three Studies in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Michael Frese, Stephanie Krauss, and Christian Friedrich

The Effects of Perceived Entrepreneurial Ability on Task Persistence
Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Joshua B. Powers, Kelly G. Shaver, and Robert M. Fuller

Entrepreneurial Entry for First and Second Career Entrepreneurs
L. Gregory Henley and Melissa S. Cardon

An Empirical Investigation of Experience-Related Founder Antecedents and Moderators of New Venture Performance
Robert W. Kolodinsky and Pa
ul G. Simmonds

Increasing Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy: Results from a Computer Simulation
Terry W. Noel

Habitual Entrepreneurs: Human Capital, Opportunity Search and Learning
Deniz Ucbasaran, Carole A. Howorth, and Paul Westhead

II. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: MOTIVATION, INTENTIONS, AND OBJECTIVES

Business Start-Up Reasons and Firm Performance
Jonas Dahlqvist and Per Davidsson

The Little Engine That Could: Uncertainty and Growth Expectations of Nascent Entrepreneurs
Charles H. Matthews and Sherrie E. Human

Summaries

Effects of Past Performance, Social Aspiration and Social Capital on Aspiration Level
Pia Arenius and Annaleena Parhankangas

Relationship Between the Entrepreneurial Aspiration of Japanese College Students and Timing of Their First Encounter with Entrepreneurial Concepts!
Masayuki Fujisaki, Yukiko Hirai, and Takeru Ohe

The Interaction of Context and Founders Motivation to Start a New Venture in a Rural Setting
J. David Hunger, Peter F. Korsching, and Gregory Peter

Antecedents of Technological Change: The Influence of Entrepreneurial Motivation and Strategic Intention
Harold P. Welsch, Jill Kickul, and Lisa  K.Gundry

III. ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: DECISION-MAKING AND COGNITIVE STYLE

Cognitive Mechanisms: Which Ones Allow Corporate Entrepreneurs to Obtain Startup Funding
Peter A. Koen, Gideon D. Markman, Robert A. Baron, and Richard Reilly

A Cognitive Approach to Explaining Technology-Based Venture Creation
Gideon D. Markman, Robert A. Baron, and David B. Balkin

Summary

The Effect on Investment Decisions of Entrepreneurial Attitudes to Risk
Carole A. Howorth and Nicholas Wilson

IV. ENTREPRENEURIAL SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS: SOCIAL CAPITAL AND SOCIAL NETWORKS

Effects of Networks on Entrepreneurial Performance in a Transition Economy: The Case of Russia
Bat Batjargal

Resource Acquisition as a Startup Process: Initial Stocks of Social Capital and Organizational Foundings
Eric L. Hansen

Qualities of Embedded Network Ties of Emerging Entrepreneurial Firms
Julie M. Hite

Customer Networks, Entrepreneur Strategy, and Firm Growth: Insights from the Software Industry
Satish Nambisan

Summaries

The Etiquette of Entrepreneurial Social Capital: Conceptualising Process
Alistair R. Anderson and Sarah L. Jack

Network Processes of South African Township Entrepreneurs: A Relationship Approach to Entrepreneurial Development
Michael Morris, Minet Schindehutte, Sherrie E. Human, and Barry Hawke

Poster Summary

Social Embeddedness and Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition: (More) Evidence of Embeddedness
Ha Hoang and Nicholas Young

V. ENTREPRENEURIAL SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS: ETHNICITY

Summaries

Ethnic Enclaves and Inter-Enclave Trade: Ethnic Group Characteristics and Between Group Interactions
Craig S. Galbraith and Curt H. Stiles

Empirical Examination of the Factors Contributing to the High Presence of Ethnic Minorities in Silicon Valley High Tech Start-Ups: Does the Classic Entrepreneurship Profile Survive Cross-Cultural Analysis?
Richard L. McCline and Subodh Bhat

VI. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: SOCIETAL CONCEPTIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

How Do Self-Employed Parents of Nascent Entrepreneurs Contribute?
Frédéric Delmar and Jonas Gunnarsson

Summary

Media Images of Entrepreneurs in Fast Company: A Pilot Study
Alice de Koning and Ingalill Holmberg

VII. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: CONTEXT, GEOGRAPHIC, AND OTHER

Summaries

Factors Related to Spatial Differences in New Firm Gestation in Five Argentinean Cities
Ana Gennero de Rearte, Fabiola Baltar, and Natacha Liseras

Choosing Among Business Incubator Types: Implications for New Venture Performance
Irene M. Duhaime and Brett P. Matherne

VIII. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: START-UP PROCESS

Knowledge-Based Competencies as a Platform for Firm Formation
James O. Fiet and Mikael Samuelsson

The Foundations of High Technology Start-Ups: The Who, Where, When, and Why
Timothy M. Stearns and Kathleen R. Allen

Summaries

Who Makes It Through the Business Formation Process? A Longitudinal Study of Entrepreneurs
Gry Agnete Alsos, Elisabet Ljunggren, and Beate Rotefoss

Start-Up Processes of New Venture Teams and Effects of These Processes on Venture Performance
Maw-Der Foo

New Venture Creation and Complexity Science: Two Preliminary Tests of the Non-Linear Nature of Nascent Entrepreneurship
Benyamin Bergmann Lichtenstein, Nancy M.Carter, G. Thomas Lumpkin and Kevin Dooley

Would-Be Entrepreneurs and the Process of Business Formation in Germany
Friederike Welter

IX. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: OPPORTUNITY SEARCH AND RECOGNITION, GENERAL

Summaries

Investigating Exploration and Exploitation in Entrepreneurial Process: A System Dynamics Approach
Young-Rok Choi and Dean A. Shepherd

How to Decide How to Search for Entrepreneurial Discoveries
James O. Fiet, Alexandre Piskounov, and Veronica Gustavsson

As the Fog Cleared, Something Changed”: Opportunity Recognition as a Dynamic, Self-Organizing Process
Thomas J. Hench and William R. Sandberg

X. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION: OPPORTUNITY SEARCH AND RECOGNITION, TECHNOLOGICAL

Pursuing Technological Innovation: The Role of Entrepreneurial Posture and Opportunity Recognition Among Internet Firms
Jill Kickul and Lisa K. Gundry

Strategic Uncertainty and Information Search Activities of High Technology Manufacturing Firms: Does Venture Age Matter?
Olukemi O. Sawyerr and Jeffrey McGee

Summaries

The Predictive Accuracy of an Early Stage Invention Screening Process
Thomas Åstebro and Glen Sampson

The Effects of Technological Innovation on the Recognition of New Venture Opportunities
Michael T. Manion, Gerald E. Hills, and G. Thomas Lumpkin

XI. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, SEARCH FOR FUNDS

Women and Equity Capital: An Exploration of Factors Affecting Capital Access
Candida G. Brush, Nancy M. Carter, Elizabeth J.Gatewood, Patricia G. Greene, Myra M. Hart, in collaboration with Julie Weeks

Summaries

The Signaling Value of Investor Reputation in Assessing Start-Up Firm Market Strategies
Jay J. Janney and Gregory G. Dess

Institutional Environment of Seed Venture Capital: The Knowledge Transfer Paradox
Susanna Khavul, Shlomo Kalish, and Candida G. Brush

Smart Money: The Impact of Having Top Venture Capital Investors and Underwriters Backing a Venture
Julian Lange, William Bygrave, Sakura Nishimoto, James Roedel, and Walter Stock

XII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ANGEL-ENTREPRENEUR RELATIONSHIPS

The Role of Angel Investors in the Assembly of Non-Financial Resources of New Ventures
Alexander Ardichvili, Richard N. Cardozo, Kathleen Tune, and Judy Reinach

The Private Investor-Entrepreneur Contractual Relationship: Understanding the Influence of Context
Peter Kelly and Michael Hay

Summary

The Role of Habitual and One Time Angels in New Firm Incorporations
Ellen Farrell

XIII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ANGELS, INFORMAL INVESTOR SYSTEMS

Informal Investors in Norway—A Categorization and Policy Implications
Roger Sörheim and Hans Landström

Summaries

Using Pareto Distributions to Improve Estimates of Informal Venture Capitaland to Better Characterize Equity Gaps
Harvey Johnstone and Doug Lionais

Angel Networks for the 21st Century: A Review of Best Practices in Europe and the USA
Benoît Leleux and Bernard Surlemont

Models of Angel Investing: Portals to the Early Stage Market
Jeffrey E. Sohl, Mark Van Osnabrugge, and Robert J. Robinson

XIV. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, FORMAL VENTURE CAPITAL

Summaries

Venture Capital Market Complementarities: The Links Between Business Angels and Venture Capital Funds
Richard T. Harrison and Colin M. Mason

Tango and Cash: Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital in Argentina
Luis E. Pereiro

Structure, Management and Information in Syndicated Venture Capital Investments
Mike Wright and Andy Lockett

XV. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, DECISION-MAKING

Investing in Technology Ventures: What Do Business Angels Look for at the Initial Screening Stage?
Colin M. Mason and Richard T. Harrison

Summaries

Investment Decision-Making in High Velocity Environments: The Role of Non-Rational Process in Affirmative Decisions Made by Formal and Informal Investors
Robert W. Kolodinsky, Jerome S. Osteryoung, and William P. Anthony

Criteria for the Financing of Small Industrialists
Cecile Nieuwenhuizen and Jaap Kroon

Understanding the Effect of Repetitive Strategic Momentum on Venture Capital Firms in Finland
Marko Seppä and Michael D. Ensley

XVI. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, ENTREPRENEUR-INVESTOR-SPONSOR RELATIONSHIPS

Value Created Through the Socially Complex Relationship Between the Venture Capitalist and the Entrepreneurial Team?
Hiro Higashide and Sue Birley

Summaries

Entrepreneurial Orientation and Contribution of Venture Capital—Evidence from Dutch Management Buy-Out Case Studies
Hans Bruining

Venture Capitalist’s Governance Behavior: Do They Differ Between Portfolio Companies, and Why?
Øystein Fredriksen and Anders Isaksson

The Formation of the Angel-Entrepreneur Relationship During Due Diligence
William M. Mayfield

Time Between Rounds of Raising Venture Capital
Dean A. Shepherd and Andrew Zacharakis

Conflict Management in the Entrepreneur-Venture Capitalist Relationship: An International Comparative Study
Gordon Smith and Annaleena Parhankangas

XVII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: DEBT, BANKS, FINANCIAL STRUCTURE

Three Dimensions of Trust in Bank-Small Firm Relationships: Instrument Development and Preliminary Examination of the Production of Trust by Various Organizational Structures
Patrick Saparito

Summary

Predicting the Liquidity of Micro Companies in Slovenia
Aljosa Valentincic and Dusan Mramor

XVIII. NEW FIRM FINANCING: EQUITY, INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS MARKET PERFORMANCE

Summaries

Determinants and Performance Outcomes of Business Press Endorsement: A Study of Software IPOs
Joseph E. Coombs and Monica A. Zimmerman

The Relationship Between Top Management Teams and the Valuation of Initial Public Offerings Within Emerging Industries
Todd A. Finkle, David L. Deeds, and Monica A. Zimmerman

Poster Summary

Going Global and Going Public: The Role of Governance, Leadership, and Globalization in New Venture Performance
Mason A. Carpenter and Myleen M. Leary

XIX: NEW FIRM FINANCING: LONG TERM IMPACT ON NEW FIRMS

Risk Management and Venture Capital Investment
Charles E. Bamford and Edward B. Douthett, Jr.

The Survival of Venture Capital Backed Companies
Sophie Manigart, Katleen Baeyens, and Wim Van Hyfte

Summaries

When Less Is More: Undercapitalization as a Predictor of Firm Success
Ted Baker, Robert W. Pricer, and Boris Nenide

Does Venture Capital Help? Evidence from Long-Run Stock Price and Operating Performance
Susan Belden, Robert Keeley, and Robert W. Knapp

Venture-Capital Funded Internet Companies’ Liquidity and Post Lockup Valuations
Paul A. Cohen, Jack M. Gill, J. R. Thompson, and Edward E. Williams

XX. VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS: ASSESSING INVESTMENT SUCCESS

The Impact of Fund Size and Investment Preferences on Venture Capitalists’ Returns
Oliver Burgel and Gordon C. Murray

“Harvesting”: For Better? For Worse? What Makes the Difference?
Robert Keeley, Sandra Keeley, Robert W. Knapp, and James Rothe

Summaries

Did Entrepreneurial Hyperopia Triumph Over Capital Market Myopia? The Hard Disk Drive Industry 1984–2000
William Bygrave, Julian Lange, James Roedel, and Gary Wu

The Impact of Alternative Collaborative Arrangements on Shareholder Wealth Creation in Biotechnology Industry
Donna Marie De Carolis, David L. Deeds, and Branko Bucar

Registration Rights in Venture-Backed Companies
Gordon Smith

XXI. VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS: INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

Summaries

The Pitch and the Buzz: The Influence of Information Flows in the IPO Market
Timothy G. Pollock and Violina P. Rindova

The Internationalization of Venture Capital Firms: Investment Monitoring in India
Sarika Pruthi, Mike Wright, and Andy Lockett

Poster Summary

Venture Capitalists Investment Activities and Performance: A Malaysian Perspective
Puspakaran Kesayan and Stuart R. Monroe

XXII. NEW FIRMS: INTERNATIONALIZATION

Growth Through Internationalization: Patterns Among British SMEs James Almeida, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Harry J. Sapienza and Michael Hay

Comparing Process and Born Global Perspectives in the International Growth of Technology-Based New Firms
Erkko Autio and Harry J. Sapienza

The Effect of Internationalisation on the Rate of Growth of High-Tech Start-Ups—Evidence for UK and Germany
Oliver Burgel, Andreas Fier, Georg Licht, and Gordon C. Murray

Internationalization of Born Global and Gradual Globalizing Firms: The Impact of the Firm-Specific Advantage
Paula D. Harveston, Ben L. Kedia, and Peter S. Davis

Summary

Internationalization in Mature and High Growth Industries
Svante Andersson

Poster Summary

Understanding the Adoption of Public Export Support Programs
Eileen Fischer and A. Rebecca Reuber

XXIII. NEW FIRMS: STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

Knowledge-Based Resources as a Foundation for Alliance Formation in Entrepreneurial Firms
Donna Kelley and Mark Rice

Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Award for Excellence in Research on the Special Topic Paper of Distinction
Strategic Alliances or Strategic Fantasies: Unraveling the Value of Alliances for New, Scienced-Based Ventures
Claudia Bird Schoonhoven and Katherine L. Lyman

Summary

Entrepreneurial Firm Alliance Performance
Sharon A. Alvarez and Jay B. Barney

XXIV. NEW FIRMS: FRANCHISING

Exporting Entrepreneurship: The Demand for Franchising Internationally
Steven C. Michael

Summary

Franchising Your Way to Riches: An Index and Analysis of Public Franchisor Wealth Creation 1987 to 1998
Stephen Spinelli, Jr. and Benoit Leleux

XXV. NEW FIRMS: ISSUES IN FAMILY OWNED FIRMS

Summaries

Leadership and Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Next Generation of Self-Described Family Owned Businesses
Stephen Spinelli, Jr. and James Hunt

A Comparative Analysis of Rapid Growth Family and Non-Family Firms
Nancy Upton, Elisabeth J. Teal, and Joe Felan

XXVI. NEW FIRMS: ECONOMIC SECTOR AND PERFORMANCE

Summaries

Does the Fit Between Competitive Strategy and Administrative Mechanisms Lead to Superior Performance? A Comparison of New Technology-Based Small Firms and Traditional Small Firms
Henrik Barth

Entrepreneurial Top Management Team Demography, Process and Organizational Growth: Differential Effects by Strategic Orientation and Perceived Competitive Conditions
Jari Handelberg and Shailendra Vyakarnam

Taxonomy of Successful SMEs: The Case of Eastern Finland
Mika Pasanen, Hannu Niittykangas, and Mauri Laukkanen

The Determinants of New Venture Success: Strategy, Industry Structure, and the Founding Entrepreneurial Team
Elisabeth J. Teal and Charles W. Hofer

Modeling SME Performance: An Analysis of Industry Structure, SME’s Strategy, and Organizational Structure
Harold P. Welsch, Jianwen Liao, and Michael Stoica

XXVII. NEW FIRMS: MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES AND PERFORMANCE

Board of Director Influence and Organizational Performance in Entrepreneurial Firms: Mediating and Moderating Effects
K. Matthew Gilley, Joseph E. Coombs, and Roger H. Ford

Strategic Process Adaptation in Entrepreneurial Teams: A Real Time Micro-Theoretical Perspective
Simon N. Stockley and Sue Birley

Summaries

Newness, Novelty, and the Need for Fit Between the New Venture and the Top Management Team
Robert B. Carton and Allen C. Amason

Vertical and Shared Leadership in New Venture Top Management Teams: Implications for New Venture Performance
Michael D. Ensley and Craig L. Pearce

XXVIII. NEW FIRMS: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Effects of Human Resources Strategies on Success of Small-Scale Businesses: A Longitudinal Study
Andreas Rauch and  Michael Frese

Summaries

Bundles of Human Resource Strategies for Entrepreneurial Performance
Robert L. Heneman, Judith W. Tansky, and Larry W. Cox

Valuing Employees and Innovation: The Case of the Software Industry
Timothy J. Vogus and Theresa M. Welbourne

Poster Summary

Exploring the Relationship Between Climate for Valuing Human Resources and Employee Performance in Entrepreneurial Firms
Diane E. Johnson and Linda A. Cyr

XXIX. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY, GENERAL

An Institutional and Resource Based Explanation of Growth Patterns of Research Based Spin-Offs in Europe
Bart Clarysse, Ans Heirman, and Jean-Jacques Degroof

Born to Go Public? Founder Performance in New, High Growth, Technology Ventures
Juan Florin and Bill Schulze

Summaries

Catalyzing the High-Technology Entrepreneurs of the South African Renaissance: Role of Multinationals and Established Domestic Firms
Alistair Campbell and Susanna Khavul

Technology/Science Parks: A Proven Model for Technology/High Growth Ventures?
Briga Hynes, Barra Ó Cinnéide, Patricia Byrne, and Alice Morgan

A Temporal Study of the Product Development Management Strategies in Entrepreneurial Technology-Based Firms
Richard D. Teach and Robert G. Schwartz

XXX. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY, INTERNET, E-COMMERCE

Summaries

The Unique Characteristics of Web-Based Businesses: An Exploratory Study
Boyd D. Cohen and G. Dale Meyer

The Relation of First Mover Advantage and Dynamic Capabilities to Firm Performance in E-Commerce Business
Cecilia M. Falbe, Jay Azriel, and Qiang Yang

Home-Based Firms, E-Commerce, and High Technology Small Firms: Are They Related?
Bruce D. Phillips

Poster Summary

Integration of Information Technology into Marketing and Its Influence on Competitive Advantage of SMEs
V. Kanti Prasad and G. M. Naidu

XXXI. NEW FIRMS: HIGH-TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION

The Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Strategic Complexity
Nola Hewitt-Dundas

Poster Summary

Championing Designed Innovation: Creative Duos and Frontiers Moving the New Value-Creation of Design-in-Business
Birgit H. Jevnaker

XXXII. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND SURVIVAL, LONGITUDINAL RESEARCH

Optimism as a Predictor of New Firm Performance
Shailendra Raj Mehta and Arnold Cooper

Summaries

Young Growing Firms in Ireland and Scotland: A Ten Year, Three Cohort Study of Growth and Performance
Jonathan Levie

The Dynamics of Governance Structures in High Potential Ventures
Teresa Nelson and Huseyin Leblebici

Measuring Performance in High Growth Firms
Donald L. Sexton, Robert W. Pricer, and Boris Nenide

Relationships Among Capital Structure, Industry Membership, and Firm Growth: Evidence From Canada
Stewart Thornhill, Guy Gellatly, and Allan Riding

XXXIII. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND MANAGEMENT

Sources of and Responses to Organizational Complexity: A Comparison of Growth-Oriented and Lifestyle Firms
J. B. Arbaugh and S. Michael Camp

Start-Up Teams and Organizational Growth in Japanese Venture Firms
Mitsuko Hirata

Summary

Snakes and Ladders: A Growth Model of Management in Rapidly Growing Businesses
Shailendra Vyakarnam, Simon N. Stockley, and Wendy Kershaw

XXXIV. NEW FIRMS: GROWTH AND STRATEGY

Competing on Knowledge: Young High-Technology Initial Public Offerings Build for Growth
Heidi M. Neck, Theresa M. Welbourne, and G. Dale Meyer

Summaries

The Impact of Reference Models on Growth—Analysis of Small and Medium Sized Software Companies in Three Finnish Regions
Jussi Autere

Technology and Competitive Advantage in High-Growth Enterprises
Samuel Hale, Jr., Charles V. Fishel, and Yuwei Shi

The Effects of Growth Logics, Resource Slack, and Environmental Munificence on Short-Term Revenue Growth
Yuri Mishina, Timothy G. Pollock, and Joseph Porac

Poster Summary

A Qualitative Analysis of Firm Characteristics and Leading Practices of Rapid-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms
Bruce R. Barringer and Foard F. Jones

XXXV. CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, NEW VENTURES

Multidimensionality of Entrepreneurial Firm-Level Processes: Do the Dimensions Covary?
Phil E. Stetz, Roy Howell, Alex Stewart, John D. Blair, and Myron D. Fottler

Summaries

An Integrative Model for Corporate Venturing
John Altman and Andrew Zacharakis

Entrepreneurial Origin and Spin-Off Performance
Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand

Corporate Venture Capital Models for Promoting Radical Innovation
Mark P. Rice, Gina Colarelli O’Connor, Richard Leifer, Christopher Mark McDermott, and Terri Standish-Kuon

Entrepreneurial Incentives and Resource Allocation Among Corporate Venturing Initiatives
Joel M. Shulman, Steven Feinstein, and U. Srinivasa Rangan

Evaluation Criteria Used for Deciding on Developing Intrapreneurial Projects: Seeking Pattern in Evaluation Criteria Used by Decision Makers
Jon Erik Svendsen, Carsten Syvertsen, and Niels Jørgen Andersen

Poster Summaries

Corporate Entrepreneurship Among Manufacturing Firms in Malaysia: Empirical Evidence
Jane Y. C. Chang

The Prospect of Intrapreneuring and Exopreneuring in an Increasingly Corporatized Malaysian University: An Emperical Study
Siti Maimon, Abd. Aziz Yusof, Hijatullah Abdul Jabar, Siti Zabedah Saidin

Building Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of a Large Dutch Firm Intensifying Its Entrepreneurial Behavior
Aart-Willem Saly

XXXVI. SOCIETAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Summaries

Economic Contributions of Gazelle Firms in Finland
Erkko Autio, Pia Arenius, and Hannele Wallenius

The Rise of the Term Social Entrepreneur in Print Publications
Natalie Taylor, Renee Hobbs, Frances Nilsson, Kathleen O’Halloran, and Claire Preisser

XXXVII. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Summaries

State of Doctoral Education in Entrepreneurship
Irene M. Duhaime and Michael A. Hitt

The Impact of Entrepreneurship Training Programs on an Individual’s Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy
Sanford B. Ehrlich, Alex F. De Noble, Dong I. Jung, and David Pearson

Poster Summary

Benchmarking Entrepreneurship/Technopreneurship Training Initiatives in the Emerging Malaysian Economy
Hamzah A. Rahman and Stuart R. Monroe

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