Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation (UMKC)
The Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management develops, delivers and administers programs that prepare you to distinguish yourself within an existing organization or pursue your own entrepreneurial dream.
The entrepreneurship emphasis provides a business education focused on both starting new businesses and creating value through innovation in existing businesses. An entrepreneurial mindset provides an edge regardless of discipline. From law and IT to management and marketing, a focus on entrepreneurship is great preparation for any professional field.
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(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 ...
The governance-performance relationship: examining the impact of nonprofit governance on financial performance in medium-sized nonprofit organizations (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2013-01-04)As the nonprofit sector has grown rapidly in size and significance in recent decades, the role and impact of governance of nonprofit organizations have become increasingly important and popular topics among nonprofit ...
(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 ...
The paradox of prosperity in China: the interplay among entrepreneurs, government, and venture capitalists at initial public offering (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-16)This dissertation includes three essays and focuses on a key entrepreneurial event in a life of a new venture, the initial public offering. Each essay investigates the mechanisms through which three key players, namely ...