OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Entrepreneurship: The Social Science View

ISBN : 9780198294610

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¥11,319
Author: 
Richard Swedberg
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Aug 2000
Series
Oxford Management Readers
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A new addition to the series that looks at the culture and role of the entrepreneur from different disciplinary perspectives. Includes all the key readings, introduced by a highly respected editor.

Index: 

Introduction
PART I: DIFFERENT SOCIAL SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. Entrepreneurship as Innovation
2. Entrepreneurship Before and After Schumpeter
3. The Entrepreneur and Profit
4. Values and Entrepreneurship in the Americas
5. The Modernization of Entrepreneurship
6. Economic Spheres in Darfur
PART II: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE FIRM. SMALL FIRMS, LARGE FIRMS, AND HOW A MANAGER CAN ALSO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR
7. When a Thousand Flowers Bloom
PART III: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE FIRM
8. When a Thousand Flowers Bloom: Structural, Collective, and Social Conditions for Innovation in Organization
9. Entrepreneurial Strategies in New Organizational Populations
10. Innovation in Large and Small Firms
11. The Economic Sociology of Firms and Entrepreneurs
PART IV: ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN A CHANGING WORLD
12. The Network Entrepreneur
13. The Origins and Dynamics of Production Networks in Silicon Valley
14. Entrepreneurship and Culture: The Case of Freddy, the Strawberry Man
15. Ethnic Entrepreneurs

About the author: 

Richard Swedberg is Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. During his career he has been a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University (1987/88), the Russell Sage Foundation (1990/91), the Russell Sage Foundation in New York (Summer 1993), and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (summers of 1995, 1996, and 1997). He is an editorial member of Administrative Science Quarterly and an advisory member of the journals Current Sociology and Geschichte und Gegenwart: Vierteljahreshefte fur Zeitgeschichte, Gesellschaftsanalyse und politische Bildung.

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