Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research -- 1984

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
1984 Edition


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    Topical Index

  • Venture Capital
  • Technologically Innovative Venture
  • Spin-Offs and Incubators
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures: Impact
  • Corporate Venturing and Intrapreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Careers
  • Profiling the Founders
  • Techniques and Methods

  • FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 1984

    Proceedings of the 1984 Entrepreneurship Research Conference

    Sponsored by

    Babson College
    Center For Entrepreneurial Studies
    Wellesley, Massachusetts 02157

    and

    Co-sponsored by

    Georgia Institute of Technology
    College of Management
    Atlanta, Georgia 50532

    Edited by

    JOHN A. HORNADAY
    Babson College

    FRED A. TARPLEY, JR.
    Georgia Institute of Technology

    JEFFRY A. TIMMONS
    Babson College

    KARL H. VESPER
    University of Washington


    VENTURE CAPITAL

    1. Seed and Startup Venture Capital Investing in Technological Companies, William D. Bygrave, Jeffry A. Timmons, and Norman D. Fast.

    2. The Entrepreneur's Search for Capital, Albert V. Bruno and Tyzoon T. Tyebjee.

    3. Entrepreneurial Share Transaction Strategies, Wallace Edward McMullan, Richard Long, and Jay Tapp.

    4. Market Analysis and Marketing in New Ventures: Venture Capitalists' Perceptions, Gerald E. Hills.

    5. The Development of the Venture Capital Industry in North Carolina: A New Approach, Douglas W. Schell.

    6. The Success of Ontario's SBDC Program, Russell M. Knight and W. Ker Ferguson.

    7. Equity Participation Agreements and Commercial Bank Loans to Small Business Firms, David J. Brophy.

    8. Venture Capital Network, Inc.: An Experiment in Capital Formation, William E. Wetzel.


    TECHNOLOGICALLY INNOVATIVE VENTURE

    9. Primary Issues Effecting the Development and Growth of a Professional Infrastructure for Emerging Technology Start-ups: The State of Georgia Experience, Robert G. Schwartz and Richard D. Teach.

    10. A Proposed Mechanism for Commercializing University Technology, Wayne S. Brown.

    11. Operationalizing Stage of Growth: An Empirical Assessment of Dominant Problems, Robert K. Kazanjian.


    SPIN-OFFS AND INCUBATORS

    12. Contrasts in the Role of Incubator Organizations in the Founding of Growth-Oriented Firms, Arnold C. Cooper.

    13. Innovation Output and Academic Performance, Douglas H. McQueen and J. Torkel Wallmark..

    14. Techology-Based New Ventures From Technical Universities: A Swedish Case, Christer Olofsson and Clas Wahblin.


    ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES: IMPACT

    15. An Econometric Analysis of Black Entrepreneurship, Peter J. Bearse.

    16. New Firms and Job Generation in St. Joseph County, Sue Birley.

    17. Blacks as Entrepreneurs: The Liberty City Experience, Timothy S. Mescon, George E. Stevens and George S. Vozikis.

    18. Functionalist vs-. Conflict Theories: Entrepreneurship Disrupts the Power Structure in a Small Community, Elizabeth Gatewood, Frank Hoy, and Charles Spindler.


    CORPORATE VENTURING INTRAPRENEURSHIP

    19. Obstacles and Experience in Corporate Ventures, Ian C. MacMillan, Zenas Block, and P. N. Subba Narasimha.

    20. Three Faces of Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Pilot Study, Karl H. Vesper.

    21. Internal Venturing in Large Corporations: The New Business Venture Unit, Robert D. Hisrich and Michael P. Peters.

    22. An Empirical Analysis of Venture-Management Activities by German Industrial Firms, Norbert Szyperski and Heinz Klandt.

    23. Intrapreneurship - Source of High Growth Startups or Passing Fad?, John E. Bailey.


    OTHER ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES

    24. Evolution of the Characteristics of (High-Tech) Entrepreneurial Firms, Jerome Doutriaux.

    25. Preferred Activities of an Entrepreneurs' Organization Start-up and Early Stage. Firms vs. Established Firms, Roger W. Hutt.

    26. Entry Strategies of the Self-Employed: Individual Level Characteristics and Organizational Outcomes, Jerome A. Katz.

    27. Undercapitalization As a Winning Entrepreneurial Strategy, Jerome Goldstein.


    ENTREPRENEURIAL CAREERS

    28. No Money, Know-How, Know-Who: Formula for Managing Venture Success and Personal Wealth, Daryl G. Mitton.

    29. Responses of Entrepreneurial Alumni to College Development, John A. Hornaday.

    30. Ex-Entrepreneurs and The Decision to Start an Entrepreneurial Career, Robert C. Ronstadt.

    31. Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment: Understanding the Distinctions, Paula B. Duffy and Howard H. Stevenson.


    PROFILING THE FOUNDERS

    32. The Loneliness of the Start-Up Entrepreneur, David P. Boyd and David E. Gumpert.

    33. Motivational Considerations in the Success of Technologically Innovative Entrepreneurs, Norman R. Smith and John B. Miner.

    34. Problems in Business Startup: The Relationships Among Entrepreneurial Skills and Problem Identification for Different Types of New Ventures, William B. Gartner.

    35. Personality Inventory for Potential Entrepreneurs: Evaluation of a Modified JPI/PRF-E Test Instrument, Donald L. Sexton and Nancy B. Bowman.

    36. Attitudes Toward External Financing: A Comparison of Canadian Entrepreneurs and Owner-Managers, Yvon Gasse.


    TECHNIQUES AND METHODS

    37. High Technology Entrepreneurship - Can It Be Taught? A Case Study of Training Intervention in High Technology Entrepreneurship, P. Marshall Fitzgerald, Dennis Murphy and Joyce O'Connor.

    38. Mapping the New Venture Opportunity Identification Process, Wayne Long and Wallace Edward McMullan.


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