Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research -- 1983

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
1983 Edition


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    Topical Index

  • The Background of Entrepreneurs
  • The Start-Up
  • Differentiating Entrepreneurs
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Venture Funding
  • Corporate Venture
  • Public Policy
  • International Venture Development

  • FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 1983

    Proceedings of the 1983 Conference on Entrepreneurship at Babson College

    Sponsored by

    Babson College
    Center For Entrepreneurial Studies
    Wellesley, Massachusetts 02157

    Edited by JOHN A. HORNADAY
    Babson College

    JEFFRY A. TIMMONS
    Babson College

    KARL H. VESPER
    University of Washington


    THE BACKGROUND OF ENTREPRENEURS

    1. Entrepreneurs and their Enterprises: A Stage Model, Neil C. Churchill

    2. Capturing Twenty-One Heffalumps, John A. Horaday and Nancy B. Tieken.

    3. Type of Entrepreneur, Type of Firm, and Managerial Innovation: Implications for Organizational Life Cycle Theory, Norman R. Smith and John B. Miner.


    THE START-UP

    4. Faculty Startups from Schools Without Entrepreneurship Courses, Karl H. Vesper and Joe Crosswhite.

    5. The Anatomy of a High Tech Service Venture: Roadmap to Entrepreneurship for the Aspiring Manager, Daryl G. Mitton..

    6. Business Planning in the Startup High-Technology Enterprise, Edward B. Roberts.

    7. Entry Strategies in the Robotics Industry, William B. Gartner and Kenneth J. Burger.

    8. A Network Method in the Management of Innovative Startups, Burton V. Dean.


    DIFFERENTIATING ENTREPRENEURS

    9. Differentiating Between Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners in New Venture Formation, Frank Hoy and James W. Carland, Jr.

    10. A Comparison of Franchisees and Independent Entrepreneurs, Russell M. Knight.

    11. The Effects of Stress on Early-Stage Entrepreneurs, David P. Boyd and David E. Gumpert.

    12. The Decision Not to Become An Entrepreneur, Robert C. Ronstadt.

    13. Comparative Entrepreneurship Characteristics of Students: Preliminary Results, Donald L. Sexton and Nancy B. Bowman.

    14. Who Are the Howard Self-Employed?, Howard H. Stevenson.


    WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

    15. The Woman Entrepreneur: Implications of Family Educational, and Occupational Experience, Robert D. Hisrich and Candida Brush.

    16. The Female Entrepreneur: Her Background and Determinants of Business Choice - Some British Data, Jean M. Watkins and David S. Watkins.


    VENTURE FUNDING

    17. The One That Got Away: A Study of Ventures Rejected by Venture Capitalists, Albert V. Bruno and Tyzoon T. Tyebjee.

    18. 'The Capital Gap for Technical Entrepreneurs, Judith H. Obermayer.

    19. The Flow of Venture Capital to Highly Innovative Ventures, Jeffry A. Timmons, Norman D. Fast, and William D. Bygrave.

    20. Taplin & Montle Development Fund: A Case Study in Finance, William E. Wetzel, Jr.

    21. Informal Risk Capital in California, Elna B. Tymes and 0. J. Krasner.

    22. Financing The Start of a Small Enterprise, William C. Dunkelberg and Arnold C. Cooper.


    CORPORATE VENTURE

    23. Some Major Issues in Internal Corporate Venturing, Zonas Block.

    24. How Corporate Start-Up Ventures Fare? Edwin L. Hobson and Richard M. Morrison.

    25. Interorganizational Cooperation: A Potential Resource for New Venture Development, Roger W. Hutt.


    PUBLIC POLICY

    26. Implications of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 Public Law 96-1180, R. M. Colton and G. G. Udell.

    27. Public Policy Affecting Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, and Technology, Gerald L. Feigen.

    28. the Small Innovation Development Act: Educational Entrepreneurship,. Bruce A. Kirchhoff).

    29. New Technology-Based Firms: Critical Location Factors, Ann E. Freedman.

    30. Entrepreneurial Activity: A Comparison of Three North Carolina Communities, Douglas W. Schell).


    INTERNATIONAL VENTURE DEVELOPMENT

    31. Comparison of New Technology-Based Firm Formation in Sweden and Massachusetts, James M. Utterback, Edward B. Roberts, Marc Meyer, Andrew Martin, and Dorothy Leonard-Barton.

    32. Supporting New Venture Development: The Experience of Swedish Regional Development Funds, Clas Wahlbin.

    33. Interpersonal Communication Patterns Among Swedish and Boston-Area Entrepreneurs, Dorothy Leonard-Btirton.


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