Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Hans Landstroem and Franz T. Lohrke PART I THE ENTREPRENEURIAL CONTEXT AND INTEGRATIVE WORKS 1. William J. Baumol (1990), `Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive and Destructive' 2. Boyan Jovanovic (1982), `Selection and the Evolution of Industry' 3. David S. Evans and Linda S. Leighton (1989), `Some Empirical Aspects of Entrepreneurship' 4. Zoltan Acs and David Audretsch (1988), `Innovation in Large and Small Firms: An Empirical Analysis' 5. David J. Teece (1986), `Profiting from Technological Innovation: Implications for Integration, Collaboration, Licensing and Public Policy' 6. Giacomo Becattini (1989), `Sectors and/or Districts: Some Remarks on the Conceptual Foundations of Industrial Economics' 7. Howard E. Aldrich and C. Marlene Fiol (1994), `Fools Rush In? The Institutional Context of Industry Creation' 8. Albert Bandura (1991), `Social Cognitive Theory of Self-Regulation' 9. Icek Ajzen (1991), `The Theory of Planned Behavior' 10. William B. Gartner (1985), `A Conceptual Framework for Describing the Phenomenon of New Venture Creation' 11. S. Venkataraman (1997), `The Distinctive Domain of Entrepreneurship Research' 12. Danny Miller (1983), `The Correlates of Entrepreneurship in Three Types of Firms' 13. Robert A. Burgelman (1983), `A Process Model of Internal Corporate Venturing in the Diversified Major Firm' 14. G.T. Lumpkin and Gregory G. Dess (1996), `Clarifying the Entrepreneurial Orientation Construct and Linking it to Performance' 15. Eric von Hippel (1988), `Overview' PART II SOURCES OF OPPORTUNITY AND OPPORTUNITY RECOGNITION 16. Freidrich von Hayek (1945), `The Use of Knowledge in Society' 17. Israel M. Kirzner (1973), `The Entrepreneur' 18. Stanley Kaish and Benjamin Gilad (1991), `Characteristics of Opportunities Search of Entrepreneurs versus Executives: Sources, Interests, General Alertness' 19. Mark S. Granovetter (1973), `The Strength of Weak Ties' 20. Barbara Bird (1988), `Implementing Entrepreneurial Ideas: The Case for Intention' 21. Scott Shane (2000), `Prior Knowledge and the Discovery of Entrepreneurial Opportunities' 22. Wesley M. Cohen and Daniel A. Levinthal (1990), `Absorptive Capacity: A New Perspective on Learning and Innovation' PART III OPPORTUNITY EVALUATION 23. Frank H. Knight (1921), `The Meaning of Risk and Uncertainty' 24. Richard E. Kihlstrom and Jean-Jacques Laffont (1979), `A General Equilibrium Entrepreneurial Theory of Firm Formation Based on Risk Aversion' 25. Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky (1979), `Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision Under Risk' 26. Lowell W. Busenitz and Jay B. Barney (1997), `Differences Between Entrepreneurs and Managers in Large Organizations: Biases and Heuristics in Strategic Decision-Making' 27. Robert A. Baron (1998), `Cognitive Mechanisms in Entrepreneurship: Why and When Entrepreneurs Think Differently Than Other People' 28. James G. March (1991), `Exploration and Exploitation in Organizational Learning' PART IV OPPORTUNITY EXPLOITATION 29. Kenneth J. Arrow (1962), 'Economic Welfare and the Allocation of Resources for Invention' 30. David S. Evans and Boyan Jovanovic (1989), `An Estimated Model of Entrepreneurial Choice Under Liquidity Constraints' 31. Arthur L. Stinchcombe (1965), `Social Structure and Organizations' 32. Andrea Larson (1992), `Network Dyads in Entrepreneurial Settings: A Study of the Governance of Exchange Relationships' 33. Jerome Katz and William B. Gartner (1988), `Properties of Emerging Organizations' 34. Benjamin M. Oviatt and Patricia Phillips McDougall (1994), `Toward a Theory of International New Ventures' 35. William R. Sandberg and Charles W. Hofer (1987), `Improving New Venture Performance: The Role of Strategy, Industry Structure, and the Entrepreneur' 36. Edith T. Penrose (1959), `The Firm in Theory' and `The Productive Opportunity of the Firm and the "Entrepreneur"'
Edited by Hans Landstroem, Professor in Business Administration, Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, Lund University, Sweden and Franz T. Lohrke, Brock Family Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship, Management and Marketing, Brock School of Business, Samford University, US
`Landstroem and Lohrke have compiled the seminal works that have shaped the field of entrepreneurial inquiry. This book should be mandatory reading for every doctoral student.' -- Andrew Zacharakis, Babson College, US