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Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
Center for Entrepreneurial 'Studies
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02157
School of Business Management
Malibu, CA 90265
NEIL C. CHURCHILL
JOHN A. HORNADAY
BRUCE A. KIRCHHOFF
0. J. KRASNER
University of Washington
Babson College 1987
1. Current Trends in Entrepreneurial Research, I John A. Hornaday and Neil C. Churchill
Entrepreneurship Research Populations Who Are They?, Robert H. Brockhaus and Randolph A. Pohlman.
Greek-American Entrepreneurship: Traits, Motives, Behavior and Values, Charal C. Kanellopoulos.
2. A Tale of Two Parks: Key Factors Influencing The Location Decision Process of New Entrepreneurial Companies at Rensselaer (New York State) and Plassey (Ireland) Technology Parks, Pier A. Abetti, Joyce O'Connor, Lisa M. Ehid, Joseph L. Rocco, and Barry J. Sanders.
3. Network Support Systems: How Communities Can Encourage Entrepreneurship, David H. Holt.
4. Examining Entrepreneurship's Role in Economic Growth, Bruce A. Kirchhoff and Bruce D. Phillips.
The Synergism of Independent High-Technology Business Starts, William J. Dennis, Jr. and Bruce D. Phillips.
5. Making the Transition from Entrepreneurial To Professional Management, Michael J. Roberts.
6. The Competitive Tactics of Entrepreneurial Firms In High- and Low-Technology Industries, Dennis P. Slevin and Jeffrey G. Covin.
Evolving Markets and Entrepreneurial Success-- Is Timing of the Essence?, Mahesh Bhave.
A Contingency Theory of Product Life Cycle, Relatedness and Resulting Synergies, Diana L. Day.
Entrepreneurial Succession: An Empirical Study Review, Eugene G. Gomolka.
Ethical Entrepreneurship, Wayne Smeltz.
7. Opportunity Recognition: The Core of Entrepreneurship, Jeffry A. Timmofts, Daniel F. Muzyka, Howard H. Stevenson and William D. Bygrave.
8. Young and Numerous: Retail/Service Establishments In The Greater Los Angeles Area, Allan W. Wicker and Jean C. King.
9.Venture Survivability: An Analysis of the Automobile, Semiconductor, Vacuum Tube and Airline Industries, Kenneth E. Knight, Michael J. Dowlin , and James B. Brown.
10. The Impact of Social Networks on Business Foundings and Profit: A Longitudinal Study, Howard Aldrich, Ben Rosen and William Woodward.
11. The Use of Peer Networks In The Start-Up Process, Bradley L. Rush, James B. Graham and Wayne A. Long.
M.D.'s Who Have Given Up Clinical Practice to Become Entrepreneurs: Circumstances, Experience-To-Date, and Risk Propensity Profiles, O.J. Krasner, Michael S. Krasner and Scott A. Krasner.
12. Women Entrepreneurs: A Longitudinal Study, Robert D. Hisrich and Candida G. Brush.
New Venture Funding forthe Female Entrepreneur: A Preliminary Analysis, Nancy Bowman-Upton, Alan L. Carsrud and Kenneth W. Olm.
What Makes Entrepreneurs Tick: An Investigation of Entrepreneurs' Values, Ellen A. Fagenson and Lyn L. Coleman.
BEHAVIOR CHARACTERISTICS OF ENTREPRENEURS
13. Entrepreneurial Hiring and Management of Early Stage Employees, D. Kirk Neiswander, Barbara J. Bird and Peter L. Young.
14. Use of a Self-Assessment Profile to Differentiate Among Professional Groups on Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Thomas C. Dandridge and Michael A. Ford.
A Model for Assessing the Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Need for Achievement and Locus of Control, Richard K. Hay and Michelle J. Walker.
START-UP ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR
15.A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of the Desire for Personal Control on New Venture Initiations, David B. Greenberger and Donald L. Sexton.
Business Initiation and Success: A Simulation Study of Personalities and Organizational Design, Alan L. Carsrud, Kenneth W. Olm, Barbara G. Dodd and Connie Marie Gaglio.
Propensities for Risk: A Comparative Study of Risk Acceptance Levels of Three Groups: Entrepreneurs, Corporate Executives and Business Teachers/Consultants, Theodore R. Hartley.
COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
16. The Corridor Principle: Independent Entrepreneurs Versus Corporate Entrepreneurs, David Kopcso, Robert Ronstadt, William Rybolt.
17. Towards Understanding Young Founders, Lois Stevenson.
Risk Considerations Among French Entrepreneurs and Non-Entrepreneurs, V.K. Unni.
18. Stress, Health and Financial Performance in Entrepreneurial Firms, David P. Boyd and Thomas M. Begley.
19. New Firm Growth and Performance, William C. Dunkelberg, Arnold C. Cooper, Carolyn Woo and William Dennis.
20. Expectations vs. Reality Among Founders of Recent Start-Ups, Karl A. Egge.
21. Correlates of Firm and Entrepreneur Success in Technologically Innovative Companies, Norman R. Smith, Jeffrey S. Bracker and John B. Miner.
Highly Successful Ventures: Empirically Derived Success Factors, Gerald E. Hills.
Deep vs. Surface Entrepreneurship in Large Companies, Vijay Sathe.
22. Legal Issues in New Venture Development, Catherine A. Brown, Carmen H.Colborne and W. Ed McMullan.
23. A Comparative Study of New Venture Failure: 1960 vs. 1980, Albert V. Bruno and Joel K. Leidecker.
On Understanding Business Development in Small Technology-Based Companies, Magnus Klofsten.
24. Determining Venture Capitalists' Decision Criteria: The Use of Verbal Protocols, William R. Sandberg, David M. Schweiger and Charles W. Hofer.
Venture Capital in Western Europe, Tyzoon T. Tyebjee and Lister Vickery.
How Venture Capitalists Value Entrepreneurial Companies, James L. Plummer.
25. The Informal Venture Capital Market: Aspects of Scale and Market Efficiency, William E. Wetzel.
The Structure of the Investment Networks of Venture Capital Firms, William D. Bygrave.
The Role of Bankers in Start-Up and Early Stage Ventures, Roger W. Hutt and Barry L. Van Hook.
Financing New Ventures: A Life Cycle Model, Rein Peterson and Joel Shulman.
TECHNOLOGY BASED START UP
26. Duration of the Comparative-Advantage Accruing From Some Start-Up Factors in High-Tech Entrepreneurial Firms, Jerome Doutriaux and Farhad Simyar.
27. Characteristics of Successful High-Tech Start-Up Firms, L.N. Goslin.
COMPUTER INDUSTRY VENTURES
28. Maturation in the Microcomputers Software industry: Venture Teams and Their Firms, Richard D. Teach, Fred A. Tarpley, Jr, Robert G. Schwartz and Dorothy E. Brawley.
The Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Software Development Ventures, Philip S. Barton and Donald H. Peters.
Venture Capital-Backed Versus Non-Venture Capital-Backed Companies in the Computer Industry, Antony C. Cherin and Michael Hergert.
29. The Blue Brothers--An Act to Watch: The Magic of Transforming a Pattern of Venturing by Defecting Scientists Into Fruitful Corporate- Sponsored Ventures, Daryl G. Mitton.
30. Entry Strategies of Corporate Ventures in Emerging and Mature Industries, Alex Miller, Robert Wilson and William B. Gartner.
31. Redirection Decisions in Successful Corporate Ventures, Tait Elder and Janette M. Shimanski.
32. Specifying Intrapreneurship, R. Jeffery Ellis and Natalie T. Taylor.
33. Entrepreneurship in Large Corporations: A Case History, Roy Serpa.
Developing Corporate Entrepreneurs - Three Australian Case Studies, John E. Bailey.
Intrapreneurship: Examples of Using External Technologies for Innovation, Elizabeth Gatewood, Frank Hoy and William Boulton.
34. Factors Influencing Entrepreneurial Events in Japanese High Technology Venture Business, Dennis M. Ray and Dominique V. Turpin.
35. Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation And International Comparison of Five Commonwealth Nations, Leo Paul Dana.
Creating and Revitalizing Small Firms: A Survey on Entrepreneurial Behavior in Italy, Daniele Boldizzoni.
The Role of Enterprise Agencies in Supporting Entrepreneurship: -The Scottish Experience, Frank Martin.
Empirical Observations on the New Social Entrepreneurship in Brazil, Fernando Quesada and Alvaro Mello.
EDUCATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
36. Entrepreneurial Activity and Educational Background, Jeffrey C. Shuman, John A. Seeger and Nicholas C. Teebagy.
Perceptions of Success in Business Start-Up and the Impact of Entrepreneurial Education, Ivan E. Brown, Jr., Ron L. Christy and Arleen F. Banowetz.
Can Business Schools Produce Entrepreneurs?: An Empirical Study, Russell M. Knight.
UNIVERSITY BASED VENTURES
37. Technology-Based New Ventures from Swedish Universities: A Survey, Christer Olofsson, Goran Reitberger, Peter Tovman, Clas Wahlbin.
38. Faculty Entrepreneurship in Research University Environments, David N. Allen and Barbara J. Bird.
The Venture Generating Potential of a University, Christina Castro, W. Ed McMullan, Karl H. Vesper and Michael Raymonto.
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