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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 19: Entrepreneurship as Organizing

William B. Gartner and Candida G. Brush

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship


Besides a number of comprehensive reviews of the entrepreneurship field, a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives for observing, studying, and understanding entrepreneurship has yielded a large number of views on the nature of the entrepreneurship scholarship. Many of these scholars argue that this growing body of entrepreneurship research is not well synthesized and many research findings appear to be in disagreement with each other.

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