Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Capturing the strategic pivot: Identifying the performance outcomes of new venture pivots
to the methodological challenges that arise when approaching the subject, which include the difficulty of identifying when a pivot has taken place (in real-time, and for a sufficiently large number of ventures that researchers can have confidence in their results...
Essays on Complexity and Design Thinking in Entrepreneurship
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2016)
The New venture creation context is experiencing unprecedented change. Rapid shifts in technology, customer needs, and institutions have translated into a very complex, uncertain, and dynamic landscape, for those who ...
Entrepreneurial Search, Innovation, and Initiative: The Stage, Network, and Level Analysis
Drawing on the lean startup model, network theory, institutional theory, learning theory, and symbiosis view, this dissertation examines three important issues of entrepreneurship. This dissertation consists of three ...
The Financialization of the Business Enterprise
This dissertation focuses on the theoretical and empirical causes and consequences of the financialization of the business enterprise. The first chapter argues that the transition from the Post-War SSA to the Contemporary ...
Toward a search perspective on entrepreneurship
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 ...