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Entrepreneurial Failure

Entrepreneurial Failure

Elgar Research Reviews in Business

Dean A. Shepherd

Entrepreneurs act in environments of great risk and high uncertainty, and as a result, failure is a common occurrence. Professor Shepherd has made a judicious selection of published articles, which explore the antecedents to and potential outcomes of entrepreneurial failure. By understanding these causes and consequences, entrepreneurs may become better able to manage failure, to reduce its costs and to capitalize on its benefits.

About this Research Review

Dean A. Shepherd

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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Finding a print version of the recommended readings

A print edition of this resource, which also includes the full text of the Recommended Readings in their original layout is available as a single print work, Entrepreneurial Failure, edited by Dean A. Shepherd (ISBN 978 1 78195 445 4). Use the Find This Book In Your Library button at the top of this page to see if it is available in your library. (The button only appears if your library has provided their link resolver details.)