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Entrepreneurship as Organizing

Entrepreneurship as Organizing

Selected Papers of William B. Gartner

William B. Gartner

This book draws together William B. Gartner’s key contributions to entrepreneurship research over the past 25 years. An original introduction by the author offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of his work as it pertains to the development of entrepreneurship as a scholarly field, and the articles demonstrate the many ways in which his research has explored entrepreneurship in relation to individuals, firms, environments, and processes.

Chapter 12: Exploring Start-up Event Sequences

Nancy M. Carter, William B. Gartner and Paul D. Reynolds

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship


This research analyzed new venture start-up activities undertaken by 71 nascent entrepreneurs. Nascent entrepreneurs are individuals who were identified as as taking steps to found a new business but who had not yet succeeded in making the transition to new business ownership.

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