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International Studies in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Place-Based Transformations and Transitions

Editors: O'Connor, A., Stam, E., Sussan, F., Audretsch, D.B. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a framework for confronting the challenges of strategic innovation of place
  • Uses case studies to demonstrate how entrepreneurial ecosystems are curated and designed
  • Provides valuable insights into new theories and practices relevant to transforming and transitioning places
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This book features latest research insights into the study of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The focus is on understanding its influence on the development of socially and physically defined ‘places’, and how these factors are related with each other. The book argues that regardless of how the concept of a ‘place’ is defined, be it cities, regions, nations or otherwise, the impact of new technologies will influence much of our business, social, and economic landscapes. Evidently, there is an increasing pressure on ‘places’ to embrace new opportunities for strategic development and confront complacency. The solution may very well be in creating and sustaining entrepreneurial ecosystems where entrepreneurial action thrives and innovation drives the new economy.

About the authors

Allan O’Connor is a Senior Lecturer at the Entrepreneurship, Commercialization and Innovation Center (ECIC) at the University of Adelaide. In 2014/15 he led the development of the Australian Cluster Observatory and is currently leading the development of the Strategic Innovation of Place research group.

Erik Stam is a Full Professor at the Utrecht University School of Economics, where he holds the chair of Strategy, Organization & Entrepreneurship. He has been the co-founder and Academic Director of the Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship. He is editor of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal.

Fiona Sussan is Senior University Research Chair of School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix. She is the founder of the Center for Global Business Research. Her research investigates the impact of digitization and her consulting work focuses on the digital economy.

David Audretsch is a distinguished professor at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and also serves as director of the SPEA Overseas Education Program, Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, and director of the Institute for Development Strategies. He is co-founder and co-Editor-in-Chief of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal and also works as a consultant to the United Nations, the World Bank, the OECD, the EU Commission, and U.S. Department of State.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: The Foundations of Place-based Renewal

    Pages 1-21

    O’Connor, Allan (et al.)

  • Deconstructing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Concept

    Pages 23-44

    Daniel, Lisa (et al.)

  • Institutional Dynamism in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

    Pages 45-65

    Fuentelsaz, Lucio (et al.)

  • A Triple-Helix Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship: A Case Review

    Pages 67-80

    Chinta, Ravi (et al.)

  • Theorizing the University Governance Role in an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

    Pages 81-100

    O’Connor, Allan (et al.)

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-87580-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Book Subtitle
Place-Based Transformations and Transitions
Editors
  • Allan O'Connor
  • Erik Stam
  • Fiona Sussan
  • David B. Audretsch
Series Title
International Studies in Entrepreneurship
Series Volume
38
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63531-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63531-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63530-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87580-4
Series ISSN
1572-1922
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 197
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations
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