Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Theses and Dissertations (UMKC)
The items in this collection are the theses and dissertations written by students of the Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Some items may be viewed only by members of the University of Missouri System and/or University of Missouri-Kansas City. Click on one of the browse buttons above for a complete listing of the works.
Items in MOspace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
(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 ...
(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 ...