Entrepreneurial Behaviour

Individual, Contextual and Microfoundational Perspectives

Editors: McAdam, Maura, Cunningham, James A. (Eds.)

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  • Explores two key strands of entrepreneurial behaviour research (individual and contextual) whilst also covering microfoundational perspectives
  • Takes a closer look at the social, environmental, cultural and economic factors impacting employee behaviour
  • Offers implications for future policy and practice
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This edited collection draws together cutting edge perspectives from leading scholars on the increasingly prominent discussion of entrepreneurial behaviour. Exploring various aspects of human behaviour, the authors analyse the antecedent influences and drivers of entrepreneurial behaviour in different organisational settings. This collection is of interest to scholars, practitioners and even policy-makers, as a result of its in-depth exploration, discussion and evaluation of emerging themes of entrepreneurial behaviour within the field of entrepreneurship and beyond. Offering contextual examples from universities, firms and society, Entrepreneurial Behaviour covers topics such as entrepreneurial intention, gender, crime, effectuation and teamwork.

About the authors

Maura McAdam is Professor of Management and Director of Entrepreneurship at DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Ireland. Her particular expertise lies in the areas of gender, entrepreneurial leadership, technology and family business. Maura’s research has been published in several highly-regarded North American and UK journals, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Small Business Management, Regional Studies, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development and International Small Business Journal.

James A. Cunningham is Professor of Strategic Management at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK. His particular expertise lies in the areas of technology transfer, academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship universities, principal investigators and business failure. James’ work has been published in leading international journals such as Research Policy, Long Range Planning, R&D Management, Journal of Small Business Management, Small Business Economics, Journal of Rural Studies and the Journal of Technology Transfer.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Entrepreneurial Behaviour: A Research Outlook

    Pages 1-13

    McAdam, Maura (et al.)

  • Entrepreneurial Intentions and Entrepreneurial Behaviour

    Pages 17-37

    O’Gorman, Colm

  • Gendering Entrepreneurial Behaviour

    Pages 39-60

    Marlow, Susan (et al.)

  • ‘Crimino-Entrepreneurial Behaviour’: Developing a Theoretically Based Behavioural Matrix to Identify and Classify

    Pages 61-89

    Smith, Robert

  • Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Effectuation: An Examination of Team Formation Processes

    Pages 91-118

    Ben-Hafaïedh, Cyrine (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-04402-2
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-04401-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Entrepreneurial Behaviour
Book Subtitle
Individual, Contextual and Microfoundational Perspectives
Editors
  • Maura McAdam
  • James A. Cunningham
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-04402-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-04402-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-04401-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 354
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations
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