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Introduction

Mark Casson, Bernard Yeung, Anuradha Basu and Nigel Wadeson

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

Published in print May 2008 | ISBN: 9780199546992
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199546992.003.0001

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management C

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The book is intended to be an authoritative survey of recent academic research into entrepreneurship. It aims to meet the needs of those researching in all major academic fields to which entrepreneurship is relevant: industrial economics, business strategy, organizational behaviour, finance and venture capital, and business and economic history. The approach taken in this book construes entrepreneurship in terms of arbitrage, innovation, and risk-taking. Entrepreneurs specialize in taking difficult and complex decisions for which other people do not want to take responsibility.

Keywords: entrepreneurship; industrial economics; business strategy; innovation; risk-taking; decision making

Article.  12415 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management ; International Business

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