History of Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Risk-taking, 1200–2000

History of Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Risk-taking, 1200–2000

Elgar Research Reviews in Business

Mark Casson and Catherine Casson

What are the secrets of a successful entrepreneur? When did the origins of enterprise occur? This research review addresses such questions by uniting historical case studies of entrepreneurial behaviour from 1200–2000. Key features of this collection include a thematic and chronological comparison of relevant studies as well as coverage of a range of industries, including the software industry. The editors have also selected papers which allow for an examination of a range of entrepreneurial backgrounds and personalities, including female entrepreneurs.

About this Research Review

Mark Casson and Catherine Casson

Subjects: economics and finance, economics of entrepreneurship, business and management, entrepreneurship, international business

About Elgar Research Reviews

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

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