Entrepreneurship in the Balkans

Diversity, Support and Prospects

Editors: Ramadani, Veland, Schneider, Robert C (Eds.)

  • Presents the first systematic analysis of the role of entrepreneurship in the Balkans
  • Features articles from leading researchers of the region
  • Highlights and discusses entrepreneurship constraints from Slovenia to Turkey, and offers policy recommendations​
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About this book

This book represents a comprehensive state-of-the-art picture of entrepreneurship and small business management issues in the Balkans region. It provides major theoretical and empirical evidence that offers a brighter view of these fields and aims to open up opportunities for greater dialogue in public policy. The readers would be able to enhance their knowledge on small businesses and innovation issues in the Balkans. An outcome of a long lasting endeavour, this book includes contributions of highly reputed authors and experts from the Balkans’ countries. Features forewords by two well-known personalities of this field, Leo Paul Dana and Alain Fayolle.​

About the authors

Veland Ramadani, PhD, is an assistant professor at South-East European University -Republic of Macedonia, where he teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. His research interests include entrepreneurship, small business management and venture capital investments. He authored around thirty-five research articles. He is author of six textbooks on Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital. He serves as a member of editorial and reviewer boards of several international journals. Currently, he is engaged by The President of Republic of Macedonia, as a member of experts’ committee to analyze the economical, technological and juridical conditions for establishing techno-parks in the Republic of Macedonia. Additionally, he offers training programs at the Macedonian Ministry of Economy.

Robert C. Schneider, EdD, is a professor of sport management and sport management program coordinator at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. Robert’s research interests include but are not limited to sport entrepreneurialism, organizational sport leadership, and ethics of sport management. An Avid basketball fan and former college coach, Dr. Schneider is the sole author of two research-oriented textbooks and has authored 71 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and has given 117 presentations worldwide, spanning across 12 countries. Dr. Schneider serves as a reviewer on 9 editorial boards of reputed sports management journals. In 2010 Dr. Schneider received the highest scholarship award granted from the State University of New York (SUNY) system: The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship/Creative Activity.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ramadani, Veland (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Entrepreneurs’ Features in Developing Countries: A Research Synthesis from Republic of Serbia

    Stefanović, Ivan (et al.)

    Pages 15-36

  • Innovation Activities in Entrepreneurial Firms: The Case of Bulgaria

    Ovcharova, Snezhanka (et al.)

    Pages 37-55

  • Risk Management in SMEs: The Croatian Experiences

    Bublić, Valerija (et al.)

    Pages 57-75

  • Growth Strategies of Entrepreneurial Businesses: Evidence From Macedonia

    Suklev, Bobek (et al.)

    Pages 77-87

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-43893-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Entrepreneurship in the Balkans
Book Subtitle
Diversity, Support and Prospects
Editors
  • Veland Ramadani
  • Robert C Schneider
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-36577-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-36577-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-36576-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43893-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXII, 377
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