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Logics and rationalisations underpinning entrepreneurial decision-making
(Emerald Publishing Ltd, 2017-01)
Institutional Environments and Youths Entrepreneurial Orientation: Evidence from Nigeria
Entrepreneurial activities and venture creation among youths represent one of the key drivers of job creation and economic growth (OECD, 2016; Acs, 2006). What influences individual entrepreneur to business start-up remains ...
The Critical Role of The Cultural Boundary Spanner for Pluralist Organisations
In management studies, we are just beginning to address the pluralist turn. One area where this pluralist perspective on networking is gaining ground lies in the field of boundary spanning studies. This paper examines ...
Where Less is More: Institutional Voids and Business Families in Sub-Saharan Africa
Purpose- The article offers a conceptual interpretation of the role business families play in the institutional context of sub-Saharan Africa, characterised by voids within the formal institutional setting. Responding to ...
Mixed embeddedness and entrepreneurial ecosystem: two different approaches or simply a different terminology for the same concepts?
(British Academy of Management, 2016)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the dimensions of two constructs, mixed embeddedness and entrepreneurial ecosystem that have been used in the entrepreneurship literature to showcase the environmental influence ...
How does national culture enable or constrain entrepreneurship? Exploring the role of Harambee in Kenya
(Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 2018-08-13)
Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to conceptualise how various value dimensions of Harambee, the Kenyan culture, affect the fostering of entrepreneurial behaviours. Theoretically, we draw upon perspectives that ...
EXPLORING STRATEGIC BEHAVIOURS OF FAMILY BUSINESSES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN CONTEXT
The study investigates the effects of strategic behavioural differences on firm contribution to regional development related to the characteristics of family and nonfamily firms. The study questions whether there might ...