• Intention, economic opportunity and their impact on venture creation 

    Storm, Greg (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-11-07)
    This dissertation includes three essays and focuses on nascent entrepreneurship, that period in an entrepreneur's pursuit between first taking an action to form a venture and either getting the venture operational or ...
  • Toward a search perspective on entrepreneurship 

    Chen, Yan (2014-07-17)
    Drawing on the behavioral theory of the firm, this dissertation examines the learning and searching processes in new ventures. This dissertation includes three essays, each focusing on one specific aspect of a search ...