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4. Entrepreneurs’ context

4. Entrepreneurs’ context  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

in Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.003.0004
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9780199670543
‘Entrepreneurs' context’ asks the question: is it personality or socialization that shapes a person's propensity to become an entrepreneur? One arguments states that an individual's ... More
3. Exploiting opportunities

3. Exploiting opportunities  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

in Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.003.0003
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‘Exploiting opportunities’ looks at the challenges that entrepreneurs face in assembling and configuring the resources they need to exploit opportunities to create revenue-generating ... More
7. Futures for the university and college

7. Futures for the university and college  

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2017
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Dec 2017
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9780191820717
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10.1093/actrade/9780198766131.003.0007
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What are the mission and shape, structure and culture, purposes and ambitions of the university and college to be? What is it to be a university and college now—what are they seen ‘to be ... More
1. Macroeconomic history

1. Macroeconomic history  

Partha Dasgupta

in Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776328
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.003.0002
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9780192853455
‘Macroeconomic history’ outlines historical approaches to the study of economics. History shows that Eurasia used geographical and environmental factors to their advantage when developing. ... More
2. Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction

2. Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198825043
‘Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction’ shows how innovation is creative and beneficial—bringing new industries, wealth, and employment—and also destructive of some established ... More
Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction

Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Westhead and Mike Wright

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779893
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670543.001.0001
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book
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9780199670543
Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introduction navigates the debates about entrepreneurship, providing a guide to the entrepreneurial process. There has been an explosion of ... More
7. Sustainable economic development

7. Sustainable economic development  

Partha Dasgupta

in Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.003.0008
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9780192853455
‘Sustainable economic development’ asks whether growth is compatible with sustainable economic development. The existence of ‘natural capital’ is not well characterized in current research, ... More
Economics: A Very Short Introduction

Economics: A Very Short Introduction  

Partha Dasgupta

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.001.0001
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9780192853455
Economics: A Very Short Introduction describes the lives of two children who live very different lives in different parts of the world: in the Mid-West USA and in Ethiopia. It ... More
4. Markets

4. Markets  

Partha Dasgupta

in Economics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776328
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853455.003.0005
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9780192853455
‘Markets’ outlines the concept of an ideal market, and explores how markets fail. The ideal market aims to sell all the supplied units to consumers by setting a price that reaches a ... More

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