Entrepreneurs’ Utilization of Political and Family Ties in Emerging Markets

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Jianhua Ge of the Renmin University of China, Dr. Michael Carney of the Concordia University, and Dr. Franz Kellermanns of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and WHU. They recently published an article in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice entitled “Who Fills Institutional Voids? Entrepreneurs’ Utilization of Political and Family Ties … Continue reading Entrepreneurs’ Utilization of Political and Family Ties in Emerging Markets

Case In Point: A For-Profit Model for Social Entrepreneurship

[The following post is re-blogged from SAGE Connection. Click here to view the original post. ] Is it possible for social entrepreneurs to improve the lives of others and make a profit? For Sanergy, a startup dedicated to making hygienic sanitation accessible, affordable, and prosperous for those in developing countries, the answer seems to be … Continue reading Case In Point: A For-Profit Model for Social Entrepreneurship

Follow the leader?

We've all heard about them - huge successes and failures that undoubtedly color impressions of entrepreneurial risk and those involved. How do significant events change the subsequent threshold for organizations seeking to become market entries? Who fares better in this type of environment - consensus or non-consensus entrepreneurs?   In a recent article in Administrative Science Quarterly authors Elizabeth … Continue reading Follow the leader?

Book Review: Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Daniel B. Cornfield : Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville.Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 218 pp. $35.00, hardcover. Amir Goldberg of Stanford Graduate School of Business recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly. From the book review: Drawing on rich interviews with 75 music professionals in Nashville, Cornfield develops both a … Continue reading Book Review: Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

New Podcast! Protecting Student Intellectual Property in the Entrepreneurial Classroom

In the latest podcast from Journal of Management Education, Jane Murray speaks with Jerome Katz and Sarah Wright about their article, "Protecting Student Intellectual Property in the Entrepreneurial Classroom." The podcast delves into the inspiration for Sarah to interview Jerome about student entrepreneurship, as well as what future research and projects this paper has sparked for Sarah and … Continue reading New Podcast! Protecting Student Intellectual Property in the Entrepreneurial Classroom

Book Review: The Sound of Innovation

Andrew J. Nelson : The Sound of Innovation. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2015. 236 pp. $34.00, hardcover. Gino Cattani of New York University recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly for The Sound of Innovation. An excerpt from the book review: The emergence of novelty—a new technology or organizational form, or even an entirely … Continue reading Book Review: The Sound of Innovation

Identity and Entrepreneurship in California’s Medical Cannabis Industry

California's medical cannabis industry operates in a legal gray area--while state law allows for the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries, federal laws still list cannabis as a Schedule 1 controlled substance. As a result of the complex legal context, the medical cannabis industry stands as a unique underground market in California, defined by an attitude of defiance … Continue reading Identity and Entrepreneurship in California’s Medical Cannabis Industry

Psychological Ownership and the Entrepreneurial Behavior of Middle Managers

[We're pleased to welcome Michael Mustafa of the University of Nottingham. Michael recently published an article in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, entitled "Psychological Ownership, Job Satisfaction, and Middle Manager Entrepreneurial Behavior" with co-authors Lee Martin and Mathew Hughes.] It has been widely postulated that individual entrepreneurial actions are the key to driving a … Continue reading Psychological Ownership and the Entrepreneurial Behavior of Middle Managers

Protecting Students’ Intellectual Property

[We're pleased to welcome Sarah Wright of the University of Canterbury. Sarah recently published an article in Journal of Management Education entitled "Protecting Student Intellectual Property in the Entrepreneurial Classroom," highlighting her interview with Jerome A. Katz of Saint Louis University.] The interview I conducted with Jerry Katz looks into an important, but overlooked problem in … Continue reading Protecting Students’ Intellectual Property

Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success

The Hindu Business Line recently published a book review by Aarati Krishnan for the book Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success by author Avinash Kirpal. From the review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success authored by Avinash Kirpal manages to steer clear of these pitfalls and gives a mostly factual account of 10 Indian women entrepreneurs who have … Continue reading Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success