Search for dissertations about: "entrepreneurial intentions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words entrepreneurial intentions.

  1. 1. Fashioning a Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneur?

    Author : Erik Gustafsson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; knowledge intensity; entrepreneurship; fashion; higher education; creative industries; creative knowledge; entrepreneurial intentions;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation explores fashion design graduates as potential knowledge-intensive entrepreneurs through the relationship between knowledge and other resources, and different pathways post-graduation. Explorative qualitative studies are used to analyse how fashion designers reflect and act after graduating from fashion school, applying theories about knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial intentions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Passionate Combining Entrepreneurs

    Author : Carin Nordström; Yvonne von Friedrichs; Olof Wahlberg; Karl Wennberg; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Combining entrepreneurs; hybrid entrepreneurs; self-employment; nascent entrepreneurs; lifestyle entrepreneurs; occasional entrepreneurs; passion; entrepreneurial tenure; entrepreneurial teams; choice; logistic regression;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurs are portrayed as salient drivers of regional development and for a number of years nascent entrepreneurs have been studied in a large number of countries as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor project and the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics. Scholars have devoted much effort to investigating factors that determine how individuals engage in entrepreneurial activities, with most of the discussion limited to business start-ups. READ MORE

  3. 3. No entrepreneur is an island : An exploration of social entrepreneurial learning in accelerators

    Author : Duncan Levinsohn; Ethel Brundin; Anders Melander; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the learning of social entrepreneurs in accelerators. Building on Jarvis’ (2010) existential theory of learning, it conceptualises entrepreneurial learning as a process in which purposeful individuals encounter and transform experiences of disjuncture. These experiences are embedded in both human and material contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reciprocal Engagement : A grounded theory of an interactive process of actions to establish, maintain, and develop an enterprise

    Author : Kristina Lindh; Bengt Gustavsson; David Carson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; reciprocal engagement; convincing manifestation; caring embrace; grounded theory; social interaction; interest creation; relationship developing; entrepreneurial marketing; not-for-profit organizations; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Reciprocal engagement is a theory of a basic social process that addresses how an organization establishes, maintains, and develops its enterprise by focusing on strengthening its relationships with other actors. It rests on the rationale that one’s relationships are foremost dependent on how well one manages to engage others. READ MORE

  5. 5. External enablers and new venture creation : How characteristics of environmental changes and enabling mechanisms influence entrepreneurial responses

    Author : Jiyoung Kim; Daniel Pittino; Francesco Chirico; Per Davidsson; Matthew S. Wood; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : Changes in the external environment—whether technological breakthroughs, natural environmental disasters, regulatory reforms, economic shifts, sociocultural movements, or demographic transitions—provide the essential enablement of entrepreneurial endeavors and outcomes. Despite extensive existing research on this topic, the predominant focus on a single type of change has hindered the attainment of broadly generalizable insights or advancements in theoretical and practical knowledge. READ MORE