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Journal of Monetary Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 96)
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International Economic Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 61)
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EC Tax Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
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International Insolvency Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Review of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Foreign Trade Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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European Journal of International Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Monthly Statistics of International Trade - Statistiques mensuelles du commerce international     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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World Food Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Transactions In Operational Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
China Business Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Qualitative Research in Financial Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
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International Trade Journal : Western Hemispheric Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
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MEED Middle East Economic Digest     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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Transnational Corporations Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Economic Journal of Emerging Markets     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
World Oil Trade     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Economics and International Finance     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Estudos Internacionais : revista de relações internacionais da PUC Minas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Research World     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Asia and the Global Economy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Economics Research International     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Critical Perspectives on International Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Commerce Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
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Japanese Political Economy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
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Amnis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies     Open Access  
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International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.746
Citation Impact (citeScore): 3
Number of Followers: 8  
 
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ISSN (Print) 1554-7191 - ISSN (Online) 1555-1938
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  • Entrepreneurial decision-making perspectives in transition economies –
           tendencies towards risky/rational decision-making

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      Abstract: Abstract This paper assesses the ways in which the characteristics of entrepreneurs from transition economies, and the extent to which they participate in making business decisions, affect their propensity to make rational/risky decisions in a work environment. A multicontextual analysis of entrepreneurial decision-making is provided, facilitating a better understanding and the further advancement of entrepreneurship in the transition countries of Montenegro and Serbia. Logistic regression and a Structural Equation Model (SEM) were used to assess data collected from a stratified random sample of 260 entrepreneurs. The results reveal that the demographic characteristics of entrepreneurs have a significant impact on their propensity to make rational/risky decisions. Elderly entrepreneurs with more years of service are more prone to make rational decisions in comparison to younger entrepreneurs, who lack business experience and thus rely on intuition, leading to risky decision-making. Additionally, the results show that the more involved entrepreneurs are in the decision-making process, the more risky decisions will be made; while more employee inclusion leads to business decisions based on rational thinking. The results also reveal that entrepreneurs in transition economies have formed attitudes towards the nature of entrepreneurial activity. Finally, these results reveal that entrepreneurs who consider levels of economic development, national culture, and intuition to be important when making business decisions are more prone to implement risky decisions. Considering the obtained results, this paper provides guidelines for the future research of this issue in transition countries and other developing economies.
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  • Tracking precursors of entrepreneurial intention: the case of researchers
           involved in eco-label industry

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      Abstract: Abstract This article is based on the adaptation of Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior (TPB) to build an entrepreneurial intention framework tailored to the specific context of researchers involved in eco-label industry, who can be perceived as nascent entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurial intention model is tested on a convenience sample of researchers involved in eco-label industry from a wide range of countries. The configurational effect of research experience, personal attitude, funding instruments and entrepreneurial education level is tested for causal condition related to entrepreneurial intention of 25 eco-label researchers. The qualitative approach of data reveals that research experience and personal attitude relate positively to entrepreneurial career intentions and that these relationships are mediated by entrepreneurial education level. A multi-sided online platform connecting innovators and potential investors is considered a suitable solution for funding respondents’ results of research and innovation activities. Stimulating entrepreneurial motivations and intentions may help researchers to better adapt to alternative career perspectives. Results of this study suggest several ways to stimulate entrepreneurial career choices among researchers involved in eco-label industry.
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  • Bibliometric analysis of strategic entrepreneurship literature

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      Abstract: Abstract As the integration of entrepreneurship and strategic management, strategic entrepreneurship (SE) and related research has been developing for more than 20 years. Enterprises need such a holistic perspective to survive and thrive in the current competitive environment, capturing the efforts to achieve long-term goals, as do entrepreneurs and managers. A comprehensive review scans the evolution of this integrated domain based on 365 publications extracted from Web of Science (WoS), which span from 2001 to 2021, while the knowledge and methods of bibliometrics are mainly employed to complete the process of analysis. To be specific, three aspects are primarily focused on: general characteristics of publications, cooperative relationship network and crucial content. All the analysis steps are realized through bibliometric visualization software VOSviewer and CiteSpace, and the results are then demonstrated in the form of data and graphs for conclusion and discussion. By providing an overall insight into SE, this article gains researchers’ better understanding of theoretical construction and achievements. More importantly, scholars may pay more attention to the development and research of SE from multiple fields.
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  • Female entrepreneurial leadership factors

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      Abstract: Abstract This article presents the foundations, current structure and trend of academic research into leadership factors in female entrepreneurship to provide scholars in the field with an overview of the followed research directions and to explore whether the same traditional patterns are reproduced in gender studies on entrepreneurship and leadership. For this purpose, a bibliometric analysis of the Web of Science database from 2000 to 2020 was used. With a performance analysis of variables (e.g. authors, publications, journals and countries), and thanks to scientific mapping, the links among these variables were studied. The results show that the trend of publications increased from 2015, but with little influence and output. The most influential and productive countries are the USA and Spain. 35% of the journals are based in the USA and 25% in England. The most influential ones deal with entrepreneurship, business, management and leadership. Although the foundational base is influenced by the author Ahl, known for calling for new research directions related to women entrepreneurs from a social construction perspective, the most influential articles continue to investigate gender with a dominant male bias. The network analysis reveals cooperation between different countries and authors with the USA dominating. The ambiguity of entrepreneurial leadership field due to the overlap of entrepreneurship and leadership disciplines reveals through the co-citation of journals different specialisation areas: business and entrepreneurship, management and psychology, organisational behaviour. This work provides researchers with an overview that encourages them to overcome the dominant male normative lens from new epistemological perspectives.
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  • The influence of the entrepreneurial ecosystem model on sustainable
           innovation from a macro-level lens

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      Abstract: Abstract The present article investigates entrepreneurial sustainable innovations (ESIs) that work against the five elements (policy, finance, human capital, support and culture) of the entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE) model (Isenberg, 2011). By conducting empirical research on 14 European countries, the study addresses how an EE can support entrepreneurs in creating sustainable innovations. Overall, the study contributes to exploring the relations between the EE and the relevant classes of ESIs, providing entrepreneurs and policymakers a framework by using a holistic examination of the EE and contributing to more effective policy solutions to encourage sustainable and resilient entrepreneurship-led economic growth. As shown by a quantitative analysis, ESIs are positively correlated with policy, finance and support in terms of infrastructural and administrative support, whereas culture and human capital do not significantly influence ESIs. The results also highlight that the EE’s key factors have different impacts on ESIs over time because the effect of EEs can be considered a complex system because of its heterogeneous and dynamic nature. In addition, the country-level capability of ESIs are measured, showing that Ukraine, Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic demonstrate a low-level capability of ESIs, while Germany, the UK, Sweden, Netherlands, France and Belgium show a high-level capability. By contributing to the entrepreneurial literature, the research invokes sustainable mechanisms of innovation to boost national economic performance in European countries.
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  • Entrepreneurship and the systemic consequences of epidemics: A literature
           review and emerging model

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      Abstract: Abstract The Covid-19 epidemic is a global challenge requiring adequate public and private responses to overcome the emergency, shape new development trajectories, and prepare for future outbreaks. As socioeconomic turning points, epidemics imply an entrepreneurial response in which not only managers and entrepreneurs, but also policymakers, health professionals, and civil society as a whole are active participants. Using the PRISMA methodology, we provide a comprehensive review of the complex interactions between entrepreneurship and epidemics over time. Applying a combined Kirznerian-Schumpeterian theoretical framework, we find that, in the short term, epidemics trigger a wave of Kirznerian entrepreneurship aimed at reducing the uncertainty generated directly and indirectly by the medical emergency. In the long term, as medical uncertainty abates, Schumpeterian entrepreneurship can contribute to transforming the post-crisis environment, either supporting or undermining the public reaction to the crisis and determining the path of institutionalization, in the process of defining a new normal. Thus, epidemics could lead to unpredictable socioeconomic and technological improvements, but also to highly undesirable outcomes. The construction of a satisfactory new normal requires the integration of entrepreneurial capabilities within the public sector and an explicit policy of cooperation with the private sector. Therefore, as the short-term phase of the Covid-19 pandemic draws to a close, policymakers must shift their focus away from restrictions and obligations towards a collaborative framework supportive of private entrepreneurial efforts.
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  • Social and strategic innovation: extending the varieties of capitalism to
           asian countries

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      Abstract: Abstract This article empirically analyzes how institutional context affects the nature of firms´ innovation—social and/or strategic—using the varieties of capitalism paradigm extended to include Asian economies. Because formal and informal institutional pressures shape the way firms behave in terms of risk-taking and opportunity-detection, it can be expected that institutional context influences the nature of innovation. An empirical analysis using a sample of 603 small- and medium-sized innovative enterprises is developed to provide a comprehensive view of how the institutional context in which a company operates determines the nature of firms´ innovation. A cross-country-cluster comparison is made using analysis of variance among Asian economies, coordinated market economies, liberal market economies, and mixed market economies. The results show that the high degree of public involvement and institutional support that characterize coordinated market economies and the normative pressures that characterize Asian economies fosters firms´ involvement with social innovation. These empirical findings support the theoretical arguments that point to institutional context as an important determinant of the nature of firms´ innovation.
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  • Corporate social responsibility projects: critical success factors for
           better performance of Brazilian companies and guidelines to qualify
           professionals and entrepreneurs

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      Abstract: Abstract Corporate Social Responsibility is a reality for businesses and can be understood through the analysis of organizational actions in three areas, namely: economic, social and environmental. Its operationalization occurs through projects, and cases presented by the literature can greatly contribute to the definition of factors that lead these projects to success. Generally, professionals and entrepreneurs have good qualifications in traditional aspects of project management, but when they need to manage Corporate Social Responsibility projects doubts arise. In this context, the main objective of this study was to analyse the most impactful Critical Success Factors for Corporate Social Responsibility projects, considering Brazilian companies’ context, and to propose guidelines to better qualify new professionals and entrepreneurs in the kind of projects mentioned. Thirteen Critical Success Factors were identified in the literature and, through a survey with experienced professionals, it was possible to evidence the six most relevant for Brazilian companies’ context: ability to properly define the scope; ability to integrate the CSR project with the company's strategy; ability to identify stakeholders’ needs; ability to analyse risks; identify and involve stakeholders outside the organization; and grant financial resources to meet project needs. Using the information provided, three guidelines were proposed to better qualify professionals and entrepreneurs. This is an exploratory study that can contribute to potentialize debates on theme.
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  • Influence of family-centered goals on dividend policy in family firms: A
           socioemotional wealth approach

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      Abstract: Abstract Socioemotional wealth (SEW) preservation is likely to be a key determinant for family firms when shaping their dividend policy. This paper analyzes how family-centered goals reflected by SEW can influence dividend policy in private family firms and explores how family involvement in management, generational stage, and firm hazard might moderate these relationships. Results indicate a negative association between SEW preservation and both the likelihood of giving dividends and the amount of dividend paid. This negative relationship is stronger when the CEO is a family member, in early generational stages and when the firm faces greater performance hazard. The amount of dividend paid is also lower when there are family members in other top management positions apart from the CEO. The evidence provided thus suggests that the existing heterogeneity in dividend policy in privately held family firms is strongly driven by differences in SEW priorities.
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  • Entrepreneurial metacognition: a study on nascent entrepreneurs

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      Abstract: Abstract This paper contributes to uncovering the role of metacognition in the decision-making process of entrepreneurs. Specifically, we analyze nascent entrepreneurs in their process of start-up development while relying on metacognitive processes. The experiences of a sample of new venture initiatives are explored in two distinct phases, a start-up competition and the subsequent launch of their venture. Following the Gioia protocol, the study contextualizes the process in which social capital reinforces metacognitive processes. This process stimulates nascent entrepreneurs to consider alternatives, such as extending expertise outside the start-up. Moreover, we find that these processes support entrepreneurs and their teams in improving their decision-making processes. The findings support that nascent entrepreneurs rely heavily on the input of others in their start-up creation process, and contribute to new empirical insights about entrepreneurial metacognition. A dynamic model in which these relationships emerge is developed. The study’s results contribute to a better understanding of the antecedents and consequences of metacognitive processes in nascent entrepreneurship.
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  • Unveiling the role of entrepreneurial knowledge and cognition as
           antecedents of entrepreneurial intention: a meta-analytic study

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      Abstract: Abstract Although entrepreneurial intention has been regarded as one of the most important drivers of creativity, innovation, and performance in firms, a comprehensive framework that integrates the relevant influential factors has yet to be developed. Drawing on the theory of planned behavior and the social cognitive career theory, this study investigates the critical antecedents, mediators, and moderators of entrepreneurial intention. A meta-analytic approach is employed to validate the proposed hypotheses, and 89 primary studies with a total sample size of 51,919 are analyzed. The results indicate the existence of differences in the manner in which entrepreneurial knowledge influences cognitive antecedents in the individuals who participate in new ventures. Furthermore, personal attitude and self-efficacy play a vital role in predicting entrepreneurial intention. Demographic characteristics (such as age, gender, and education background) significantly moderate the relationship between cognitive antecedents and entrepreneurial intention, indicating that men tend to adopt more entrepreneurial behaviors than women, that older individuals with more positive attitudes have a higher propensity to start ventures than younger ones, and that those with higher education attainment tend to have lower self-employment. These findings offer several recommendations. They could provide valuable references for further academic work, which should aim to extend and validate them. The findings are also very beneficial for professional experts tasked with the design of effective programs for enhancing entrepreneurial behavior.
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  • Controlling shareholder’s ownership, control rights and related-party
           transactions – analysis of regulatory effects based on board
           characteristics

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      Abstract: Abstract After the share structure reform, controlling shareholder embraces more intimate related-party transactions to tunnel. Under the split of the CEO duality, the agency of the controlling shareholder is more complicated, and its cost is higher. This article focuses on the impact of controlling shareholder features and board characteristics on related-party transactions and examines their influence under the regulation. The empirical research reveals: (1) Cash flow rights are partly negatively related to related-party transactions and deliver a U-shaped non-linear curve relationship, suggesting the “incentive-barrier” effect. Pyramid shareholdings provide a natural barrier for controlling shareholders to the tunnel. (2) From the second-largest shareholders to the tenth-largest shareholders, it is challenging to balance the hidden tunneling behavior of the controlling shareholder, and they are possible to conspire with the controlling shareholder. (3) The CEO duality can enhance the influence of controlling shareholder characteristics on related-party transactions. (4) Under the regulation of the board’s independence, the influence of controlling shareholder characteristics has weakened on related-party transactions. These findings ascertain new proof on the influencing factors of related-party transactions.
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  • Ideas and methods of lean and agile startup in the VUCA Era

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      Abstract: Abstract In today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) era, entrepreneurs face highly uncertain startup environments. Thus, traditional methods for launching startup businesses must address the challenges associated with uncertain environments. Based on the definition of startup as “the practical activity of starting a business in an uncertain environment”, the greatest challenge in startup is reducing uncertainty. Thus, this paper defines the lean and agile startup (LAS) method by using the business model canvas (BMC) as an iterative tool and combining the customer development (CD) method and agile method (AM). LAS is an upgraded version of lean startup (LS) that provides entrepreneurs with a “0-to-1” startup exploration method. It allows entrepreneurs to promote startup exploration activities through the “hypothesis-exploration-test-cognition” iterative model, thereby evolving their ideas into sustainable business models. Moreover, this paper articulates a developmental approach for building iterative startup software based on LAS. It therefore offers entrepreneurs a convenient and visual iterative tool for startup to improve the effectiveness of startup exploration.
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  • Direct and indirect effects of SEWi, family human capital and social
           capital on organizational social capital in small family firms

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      Abstract: Abstract Given the importance of social capital in organizations, this research answers the question of how socioemotional wealth importance (SEWi), family human capital and family social capital influence organizational social capital in small family firms. Based on a sample of 334 small family businesses from the Biobío Region in Chile, a partial least squares structural equation modeling analysis (PLS-SEM) was performed. The results do not provide support for the predicted direct influence of family social capital on organizational social capital, but they support an indirect influence through SEWi and family human capital, both of which have a direct and positive influence on family firms’ organizational social capital. This means that SEWi and family human capital play a central role in generating organizational social capital in small family firms. It also suggests that both ability and willingness of family businesses play a role in allowing these firms to successfully transfer social capital from the family to the business system.
      PubDate: 2022-12-01
       
  • Exploring the knowledge structure of entrepreneurship education and
           entrepreneurial intention

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      Abstract: Abstract The literature has widely recognized entrepreneurial intention as the best variable for predicting entrepreneurial behaviour. Entrepreneurial education represents a possible way to foster that intention. The interest in stimulating entrepreneurship activity has led to a growth in the number and disparity of publications that analyse the entrepreneurship education-entrepreneurial intention. This paper carries out a bibliometric analysis using bibliographic coupling to map the field’s knowledge structure. This study’s results contribute to the field complementing the previous literature reviews by addressing and verifying the development of the research lines proposed by them. Our approach is methodologically original, analysing the clusters in the network, including a characterization of each of them and the most significant and representative cited references for each group. Among the main conclusions, we find that although the theoretical base of most of the studies is found in classic theories, some alternative approaches dealing with emotional variables, mentality approaches, or psychological traits are more frequent in recent years and can play an important role in the future of the field, as the factors related to the intention-to-behaviour transition are a central focus of current research. Additionally, the contradictory results in past studies have focused the new developments around the influence of contextual factors that constitute an essential new direction for this research.
      PubDate: 2022-11-26
       
  • Explorers of the twenty-first century' A systematic literature review
           of the scholarship on international entrepreneurs from developed economies
           

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      Abstract: Abstract Throughout history, expeditionists and explorers have discovered foreign countries and new worlds, markedly influencing the lives of succeeding generations. However, as multinational enterprises have come to drive globalisation, the existence of entrepreneurial individuals without the resources of large corporations is a relatively recent phenomenon. Although research on migrant entrepreneurs demonstrates the positive impact that foreign entrepreneurial activity can have on job creation and innovation, a clear perspective on entrepreneurs from developed economies venturing abroad is lacking. The study aggregates evidence from 33 articles to establish a unifying framework that describes the foreign entrepreneurial process originating in developed economies. The framework proposes categorising foreign entrepreneurial activity according to social and economic dimensions and introduces four archetypes of foreign entrepreneurs, helping us understand the dynamics of the institutional context and the motivations for venturing into foreign environments. Finally, the study discusses the implications for foreign entrepreneurs and considers future research avenues.
      PubDate: 2022-11-21
       
  • What makes migrants more entrepreneurial' Investigating the role of
           cultural distance and human capital

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      Abstract: Abstract Migrant entrepreneurship is seen as an important way to foster economic prosperity as migrants often come with greater entrepreneurial potential than their native counter parts. However, migrant populations are to a wide extent heterogenous and there are significant differences across migrant groups in terms of their entrepreneurial activity. This study is guided by the question of how culture and more precisely cultural distance affects the entrepreneurial activity of migrants. To understand the implications of cultural distance for migrant entrepreneurial activity we use Ardichvili et al.’s model of opportunity identification and development and hypothesize a negative relationship between cultural distance and entrepreneurial activity. To empirically investigate our hypotheses, we analyse cultural distance and self-employment rates of 39 migrant groups in Germany, a country that hosts the second-largest migrant stock in the world. We combine individual-level census data from the German Federal Statistical Office with country-level data on national culture from the GLOBE study and the World Values Survey and run multivariate regressions analyses. We find that cultural distance has a significant and negative effect on migrant’s self-employment. This effect is however positively moderated by the prevalence of human capital across migrant groups. Our findings highlight the importance of education-based migration and entrepreneurship policies targeted towards migrant groups with high cultural distance. We derive implications for research and policy.
      PubDate: 2022-11-21
       
  • Environmental entrepreneurship: a bibliometric perspective of the field

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      Abstract: Abstract It has been twenty years since the first special issue on Environmental Entrepreneurship (EE) was published in 1998. Since then, the number of papers on this subject has increased unceasingly. Such a high rate of publications calls for a more quantitative approach to synthesize and evaluate the literature. Therefore, this paper aims to assess the research on EE through a bibliometric study of 267 journal articles published between 1992 and 2019. Data was collected from the Web of Science (WoS) database and analyzed using performance indicators and science mapping. The paper portrays the development of EE research over time; identifies the most influential articles, journals, and countries; and unveils the intellectual structure of the field. These results can be used to enhance the understanding of EE and support further research in this area. This bibliometric study is one of the first to be concerned with the field of EE and completes already existing systematic literature reviews.
      PubDate: 2022-11-04
       
  • Entrepreneurial behaviors that shape performance in small family and
           non-family hotels during times of crisis

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      Abstract: Abstract Recent economic and public health crises have posed important challenges to family businesses – particularly those in the hospitality sector. While sustaining a business, performance becomes critical; there is insufficient knowledge on the use of entrepreneurial behaviors in mitigating the impact of a crisis by family businesses. To help fill this gap, this study explores the configurations of entrepreneurial behaviors that lead to improved performance in small firms under crisis market conditions – particularly, risk-taking, innovativeness, proactiveness, flexibility, and digitalization. This study employs fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA). The sample consists of 117 one- and two-star Polish hotels that are comprised of both family and non-family businesses. The data was collected in November and December 2021. The results confirm the core role of risk-taking, proactiveness, and flexibility in increasing the performance of these small firms. However, performance outcomes depend on the configurations of the firms; differences between family and non-family businesses stood out. In family hotels, risk-taking is accompanied by flexibility as a core factor, and digitalization does not play an important role in achieving higher performance. Overall, these results contribute to the literature on organizational entrepreneurship (especially entrepreneurial orientation) as well as family business crisis management in the tourism sector. These findings offer implications for managers by indicating combinations of entrepreneurial behaviors that can help foster business performance.
      PubDate: 2022-10-21
       
  • Examining the success of women of color-owned small and medium-sized
           enterprises in the United States: A system dynamics perspective

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      Abstract: Abstract The objective of this study was to unravel the challenges confronting women of color (WoC)-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United States. This is based on findings that most WoC-owned SMEs fail within the first few years of establishment. The impact of the global financial crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic on WoC-owned SMEs was also explored. System Dynamics (SD) is a computational modeling approach useful for understanding changes in a system over time and is applied in this study to illustrate WoC entrepreneurs' navigation through the startup and maturation of SMEs. The authors calibrated and validated the model with publicly available data. Findings revealed that more emphasis should be placed on failure reduction in the early years of establishment of these businesses. Also, there is the need for early intervention rather than focusing on the improvement of the successful business exit from the system. Results indicated that the creation of new businesses by WoC after the failure of existing businesses produced an increase in the number of failed enterprises. The authors assert that attention must be paid at the individual level through support to the entrepreneur. This study contributes to the extant literature by providing the first known SD model useful in depicting the SME system for WoC entrepreneurs in the US. The model serves as a potentially useful tool for informing effective policy making, education, and programmatic approaches to support the success of WoC entrepreneurs in the US.
      PubDate: 2022-09-10
      DOI: 10.1007/s11365-022-00806-5
       
 
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