Edited by Paula Kyrö
Allying and expanding the diverse fields of entrepreneurship and sustainable development research is a modern day imperative. This Handbook paints an illuminating picture of the historic and current understanding of the bond between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. The authors explore the basic contradictions between the two fields and outline the transformative role entrepreneurship can play in achieving sustainable development. More than 50 expert researchers and their research communities from 16 countries across Europe, Africa, Australia, North America, and the Middle East provide original and informative contributions on a variety of issues, from women’s empowerment to climate change and organic farmers to ecotourism.
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- Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Research
- Introduction: expanding the field of research on entrepreneurship and sustainable development by Paula Kyrö
- Chapter 1: To grow or not to grow? Entrepreneurship and sustainable development
- Chapter 2: Sustainable entrepreneurship: what it is
- Chapter 3: Socially sustainable entrepreneurship: a case of entrepreneurial practice in social change and stability
- Chapter 4: Entrepreneurship: the missing link for democratization and development in fragile nations?
- Chapter 5: Organizing societal entrepreneurship: a cross-sector challenge
- Chapter 6: Public servants as sustainability policy entrepreneurs in Australia: the issues and outcomes
- Chapter 7: Recognizing first-person opportunities for sustainable development
- Chapter 8: Cooking up solutions for climate change: the role of sustainable entrepreneurs
- Chapter 9: An exploratory model of the environmental intention of SME directors in Tunisia
- Chapter 10: What motivates hotel managers to become ecopreneurs: a case study on the Spanish tourism sector
- Chapter 11: The impact of micro-firm everyday practices on sustainable development in local communities
- Chapter 12: The renewable energy industry: competitive landscapes and entrepreneurial roles
- Chapter 13: Commercializing clean technology innovations: the emergence of new business in an agency–structure perspective
- Chapter 14: David versus Goliath: how eco-entrepreneurs transform global ecosystems
- Chapter 15: Market-driven capabilities and sustainability of alliances by agricultural small and medium-sized enterprises
- Chapter 16: Entrepreneurial functions by organic farmers
- Chapter 17: The entrepreneurial contribution of foreign-owned companies to the sustainable development of a small developing host economy
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