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A Contemporary & Global Approach

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January 2021 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Written by a team of leading international scholars, this new book treats entrepreneurship as an ever-evolving social phenomenon, and explores the recent trends that impact it, such as:
  • digitisation;
  • disruptive technologies;
  • the rise of the 'gig' economy and;
  • the growing importance of community-based and social entrepreneurship.

Including a mixture of case studies, examples, consideration of policy issues and exercises, this text provides practical perspectives of Entrepreneurship in support of key theory, while discussion questions, suggested reading and assignments help situate and test understanding.

Chapter 1: Entrepreneurship: A Contemporary Approach - David Deakins
Chapter 2: Entrepreneurship Practice: A Global Perspective - Li Xiao
Chapter 3: Diversity and Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship - Paul Lassalle, Sakura Yamamura and Geoff Whittam
Chapter 4: Social entrepreneurship: Methods of, and challenges in, catalysing positive social change - Andreana Drencheva and Martina Battisti
Chapter 5: Resources for Entrepreneurship - Jonathan M. Scott
Chapter 6: Finance for Entrepreneurship - David Deakins
Chapter 7: Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Danny Soetanto
Chapter 8: Corporate Entrepreneurship - Jarna Heinonen
Chapter 9: Ethics and sustainability in business / for entrepreneurship - Inge Hill and Jonathan M. Scott
Chapter 10: Internationalization and Entrepreneurship - Jonathan M. Scott
Chapter 11: Business Models and Entrepreneurship - David Deakins


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  • Downloadable additional chapter on indigenous entrepreneurship

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August 5, 2020

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