Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research

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List of Papers (Total 2,483)

BREAKING THROUGH BARRIERS: LOWERING RADICAL INNOVATION BARRIERS WITH EFFECTUAL BEHAVIOR (INTERACTIVE PAPER)

Over the last 15 years, effectuation has gained much attention in entrepreneurship literature. However, recent criticism has questioned its value within academic discussion. This criticism is the result of several factors, such as the lack of clearly identifying effectual consequences. In order to create a better understanding of those consequences, the following study considers...

INTEGRATION VS. SPECIALIZATION IN NEWLY LEGITIMATE INDUSTRIES (SUMMARY)

In 2014 the State of Colorado legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational use. This regulatory change resulted in the rapid emergence of a new industry unlike any other. The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado represents a unique instance of a formerly black market instantly converting into a legal industry. The end result is a large-scale, real-time natural...

FIRM PERFORMANCE AND REGIONAL INNOVATION MECHANISMS: THE MODERATING ROLE OF ABSORPTIVE CAPACITIES

Extant literature considerably documents the role of various types of entrepreneurship in the attainment of sustainable development. Research on institutional entrepreneurship—the process of creating new institutional frameworks or changing existing ones—however, has yet to generate convincing empirical evidence regarding the contextual antecedent factors of sustainability...

FROM PASTIME TO PRODUCT IN THE CRAFT BREWING INDUSTRY: BRICOLAGE AND CO-OPETITION IN ACTION (SUMMARY)

Strategic alliances are commonplace in most industries today, both formal and informal in nature. By sharing resources, cooperating firms will benefit, as long as each respects the terms of the agreement. This cooperation amongst competitors is traditionally examined by looking at the industry leaders – larger firms (c.f. Brandenburger and Nalebuff, 1996), but what about in small...