International entrepreneurship theoretical foundations andpPractices

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Zucchella, Antonella (Author), Magnani, Giovanna (Author)
Edition:Second edition.
Online Access:Link to e-book
Physical Description:1 online resource (XIV, 200 pages)
Published: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover ; Half-Title ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Theoretical Foundations of International Entrepreneurship; 1.1 International entrepreneurship and international entrepreneurial organizations; 1.2 Entrepreneurial orientation and international entrepreneurial orientation; 1.3 International opportunities, risk, and uncertainty; 1.4 International entrepreneurial organizations; 1.5 Antecedents and factors affecting international entrepreneurial organizations.
  • 1.5.1 Environmental and country-specific factors1.5.2 Industry/business-specific factors; 1.5.3 Firm-specific factors; 1.5.4 Personal (entrepreneur/manager)-specific drivers; 1.6 Foundations of international entrepreneurship: from personal to organizational, from static to dynamic variables; 1.7 IEOs in the realm of uncertainty; A1 Key drivers of international entrepreneurship; 2 Theoretical Foundations of International Entrepreneurship: International Business Studies; 2.1 Economic decision-based approaches to internationalization; 2.1.1 Hymer's approach.
  • 2.1.2 The international product life cycle (Vernon)2.1.3 Product life cycle: a modified version; 2.1.4 The internalization and transaction cost approaches; 2.1.5 The eclectic paradigm (Dunning); 2.2 Behavioural and evolutionary approaches to internationalization; 2.2.1 The Uppsala model; 2.2.2 The Uppsala model revisited; 2.2.3 The innovation model; 2.2.4 The network model; 2.2.5 The knowledge-based view; 2.3 Institutional theory and the institution-based view in international business studies; 2.4 Outward, inward, de- and re-internationalization: the complex dynamics of global value chains.
  • 2.5 Non linear internationalization processes2.6 The contribution of international business theories and models to international entrepreneurship; 3 Theoretical Foundations of International Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship Studies; 3.1 Entrepreneurship in classical and neo-classical economic literature; 3.2 The entrepreneur according to the Austrian school; 3.3 Uncertainty and creativity; 3.4 Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs; 3.5 Entrepreneurial orientation in organizations; 3.6 The contribution of entrepreneurship theories and models to international entrepreneurship.
  • 4 Theoretical Foundations of International Entrepreneurship: Strategic Management Studies4.1 The resource-based view; 4.2 Competences and capabilities: an ongoing debate; 4.3 Dynamic capabilities; 4.4 Strategic entrepreneurship; 4.5 Networking approaches: a link between strategic management, international business, and organizational studies; 4.6 The contribution of strategic management studies to international entrepreneurship; 5 International Entrepreneurship: From Parent Disciplines to Developing Its Way; 5.1 Framing international entrepreneurship.