FRONTIERS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH 1997

TABLE OF CONTENTS



TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

AWARD WINNING PAPERS

I. SPECIAL TOPIC: GROWTH ORIENTATION AND STRATEGY

II. SPECIAL TOPIC: RESOURCES AND GROWTH IMPLEMENTATION

III.SPECIAL TOPIC: MANAGEMENT AND CONSEQUENCES OF GROWTH

IV. OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTIONS

V. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR

VI. WOMEN AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

VII. ETHNICITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

VIII. FIRM LIFE COURSE: START-UP TO MATURATION

IX. RESOURCE ACQUISITION AND USE

X. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

XI. FIRM PERFORMANCE

XII. BUSINESS ANGELS

XIII. BANK FINANCING, MICRO-LENDING, AND TRADE CREDIT

XIV. VENTURE CAPITAL

XV. PUBLIC EQUITY

XVI. INVESTMENT DECISION-MAKING

XVII. INTRAPRENEURSHIP AND CORPORATE SPONSORED NEW VENTURES

XVIII: FRANCHISING

XIX: STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

XX. TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

XXI. GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS, PUBLIC POLICY AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT SECTORS

XXII. MISCELLANEOUS


HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

The Field of Entrepreneurship Over Time: Arnold C. Cooper, John A. Hornaday and Karl H. Vesper


NATIONAL FEDERATION FOR INDEPENDENT BUSINESS AWARD WINNING PAPER ON THE GENERAL TOPIC

Expected Consequences of Growth and Their Effect on Growth Willingness in Different Samples of Small Firms: Johan Wiklund, Per Davidsson, rederic Delmar and Magnus Aronsson

KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION AWARD WINNING PAPER ON THE SPECIAL TOPIC, GROWTH STRATEGIES-PERFORMANCE RELATIONSHIPS

Valuing Employees: A Success Strategy for Fast Growth Firms and Fast Paced Individuals: Theresa M. Welbourne


I. SPECIAL TOPIC: GROWTH ORIENTATION AND STRATEGY  

The Effects of Resource Availability and Entrepreneurial Orientation on Firm Growth: Terrence E. Brown and Bruce A. Kirchhoff

Proactiveness Versus Competitive Aggressiveness: Teasing Apart Key Dimensions of an Entrepreneurial Orientation: G. T. Lumpkin and Gregory G. Dess

SUMMARIES


II. SPECIAL TOPIC: RESOURCES AND GROWTH IMPLEMENTATION

The Ambitious Entrepreneur: Attributes of Firms Exhibiting High Growth Strategies: Lisa K. Gundry and Harold P. Welsch

SUMMARIES

POSTER SESSION


III. SPECIAL TOPIC: MANAGEMENT AND CONSEQUENCES OF GROWTH

Performance Strategies for High-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms: R. Duane Ireland and Michael A. Hitt

Financial Practices Among High-Growth Entrepreneurial Firms: J. William Petty and John D. Martin

What Do New Venture Boards Do?: Harry J. Sapienza, M. Audrey Korsgaard and Jeff Hoogendam

SUMMARIES


IV. OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION

Entrepreneurial Intent Among Students: Testing an Intent Model in Asia, Scandinavia and in the U.S.A.: Erkko Autio, Robert H. Keeley, Magnus Klofsten and Thomas Ulfstedt

Cognitive Mechanisms in the Decision to Become an Entrepreneur: The Role of Counterfactual Thinking and the Experience of Regret: Robert A. Baron

The Relationship Between Socio-Cultural Dimensions and Interest in Starting a Business: A Multi-Country Study: Thomas M. Begley, Wee-Liang Tan, Asti Budi Larasati, Abdul Rab, Elvira Zamora, Gunapala Nanayakkara

Opportunity Recognition: Perceptions and Behaviors of Entrepreneurs: Gerald E. Hills, G. T. Lumpkin and Robert P. Singh

POSTER SESSION


V. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR 

Entrepreneurship: One More Time: Non-Cognitive Characteristics That Make The Cognitive Click: Daryl G. Mitton

Push/Pull Motivation: Does It Matter in Venture Performance?: Emeric Solymossy

Novice, Portfolio, and Serial Entrepreneurs: Are They Different?: Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

SUMMARIES


VI. WOMEN AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

SUMMARIES


VII. ETHNICITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Wealth Building and Entrepreneurship: Lessons from Pakistani/Ismaili Enterprises: John Sibley Butler and Patricia Gene Greene 

SUMMARIES


VIII. FIRM LIFE COURSE: START-UP TO MATURATION

An Examination of the Nature of Business Closings: Are They Really Failures?: Julio O. DeCastro, Sharon A. Alvarez, James D. Blasick and Marina Ortiz

How Do Firms Come To Be? - Towards a Theory of The Entrepreneurial Process: D. K. Sarasvathy  

The Effects of Managerial Problems on New Venture Start-Ups: Timothy M. Stearns, Diana L. Gilbertson and Paul D. Reynolds

SUMMARIES

POSTER SESSION


IX. RESOURCE ACQUISITION AND USE

Resource Configurations Over the Life Cycle of Ventures: Candida G. Brush, Patricia G. Greene, Myra M. Hart and Linda F. Edelman

Salient Resources in New Ventures: A Longitudinal Study of the Composition and Changes of Key Organizational Resources in Three Entrepreneurial Firms: Benyamin Lichtenstein, Candida G. Brush

SUMMARIES


X. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Human Resource Management Practices and Organizational Life Cycles: Howard E. Aldrich and Nancy Langton

Motives, Use Patterns, and Effects of Contingent Resource Use in Entrepreneurial Firms: Sharon F. Matusik

SUMMARIES


XI. FIRM PERFORMANCE

Initial Strategies and New Venture Growth: An Examination of the Effectiveness of Broad vs. Narrow Breadth Strategies: Charles E. Bamford, Thomas J. Dean and Patricia P. McDougall

Appropriating Rents from External Knowledge: The Impact of External Knowledge Acquisition and Intra-Firm Knowledge Dissemination on Firm Sales Growth and Research Productivity: Michael B. Heeley

Technology Strategies for Growth and Innovation: A Study of Biotechnology Ventures: Riitta Katila

Patterns of Growth and Performance: An Empirical Study of Young Growing Ventures in France, Ireland and Scotland: Jonathan D. Levie

Entrepreneurial Technology Firms: A Longitudinal Study of Strategy and Performance: Robert G. Schwartz, Richard D. Teach and Naveen Miglani

SUMMARIES


XII. BUSINESS ANGELS

SUMMARIES


XIII. BANK FINANCING, MICRO-LENDING, AND TRADE CREDIT

Information Asymmetries, The Banking Relationship and The Implication for Business Growth: Christine T. Ennew and Martin R. Binks

Financial Bootstrapping in Small Businesses: A Resources-Based View on Small Business Finance: Joakim Winborg and Hans Landstrom

SUMMARIES

POSTER SESSION


XIV. VENTURE CAPITAL

The Impact of Post-Funding Involvement by Venture Capitalists on Long-Term Performance Outcomes: Lowell W. Busenitz, Douglas D. Moesel and James O.Fiet.

Venture Capital and Characteristics of New Venture IPOs: Rodney C. Shrader, Lloyd P. Steier, Patricia P. McMcDougall and Benjamin M. Oviatt

SUMMARIES


XV. PUBLIC EQUITY

The Quest for Legitimacy: A Study of Biotechnology IPOs: David L. Deeds, Paul Y. Mang and Michael Frandsen

SUMMARIES


XVI. INVESTMENT DECISION-MAKING

The Syndication of Venture Capital Deals: Buy-Outs and Buy-Ins: Risk Sharing, Desire for Reciprocity or Need for Additional Resources: Brian Chiplin, Ken Robbie and Mike Wright

New Venture Entry Strategy: An Analysis of Venture Capitalists Decision Making: Dean A. Shepherd

SUMMARIES


XVII. INTRAPRENEURSHIP AND CORPORATE SPONSORED NEW VENTURES

SUMMARIES

WORKSHOP


XVIII: FRANCHISING

Paradoxes and Reaction Pairs in Franchising: Matti Koiranen, Kimmo Hyrsky Mika Tuunanen

Franchising Your Way to Riches? An Analysis of Value Creation in Public Franchisors: Sue Birley, Benoit Leleux and Stephen Spinelli, Jr.


XIX: STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

Benefits of Technology Based Strategic Alliances: An Entrepreneurial Perspective: G. Dale Meyer, Sharon A. Alvarez and James D. Blasick

Strategic Alliances in New Ventures: Does Governance Structure Affect New Venture Performance?: Joette Wisnieski and Michael J. Dowling

SUMMARIES

POSTER SESSION


XX. TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

SUMMARIES


XXI. GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS, PUBLIC POLICY AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT SECTORS

Why Does the Relative Share of Employment Stay Constant?: Zoltan J. Acs and Bruce D. Phillips

SUMMARIES


XXII. MISCELLANEOUS

A Methodological Investigation of the Validity and Usefulness of Parametric and Non-Parametric Statistical Data Analysis Techniques for New Venture Research: Kenneth C. Robinson and Charles W. Hofer

SUMMARIES


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