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Entrepreneurial Alertness and Opportunity Identification: Where Are We Now?

Connie Marie Gaglio () and Susan Winter ()
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Connie Marie Gaglio: San Francisco State University
Susan Winter: National Science Foundation

Chapter Chapter 14 in Understanding the Entrepreneurial Mind, 2009, pp 305-325 from Springer

Abstract: Since its inception, entrepreneurship has struggled with the academic version of a new venture’s liability of newness; the field was considered pre-paradigmatic (Ireland et al., 2005b), bereft of theory or conceptual frameworks (Phan, 2004; Zahra and Dess, 2001) and so lacking in understanding that investigators could not agree on what constituted the phenomenon of interest: any kind of self-employment? New venture creation? Corporate venturing? Something else? All of the above (Gartner, 1990; Ireland et al., 2005a; Low, 2001, Vesper, 1982)?

Keywords: Mental Model; Entrepreneurial Opportunity; Functional Fixedness; Global Entrepreneurship Monitor; Venture Creation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0443-0_14

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