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Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Edited by David B. Audretsch, Christopher S. Hayter and Albert N. Link

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

12 Entrepreneurial Risk and Uncertainty

Dennis Patrick Leyden

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisational innovation, innovation and technology, organisational innovation

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

Entrepreneurship involves decision-making; Leyden explores the relationships among venture management, risk and uncertainty. Elements of risk can be measured but uncertainty is always present and inseparable from the innovation process that makes an entrepreneur. Thus, creativity is at the heart of entrepreneurship with uncertainty the foundation for entrepreneurial profit and should be conceptualized as such.

Entrepreneurship involves decision-making; Leyden explores the relationships among venture management, risk and uncertainty. Elements of risk can be measured but uncertainty is always present and inseparable from the innovation process that makes an entrepreneur. Thus, creativity is at the heart of entrepreneurship with uncertainty the foundation for entrepreneurial profit and should be conceptualized as such.

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