2011-Sweden

Emerging Forms of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SESSION Entrepreneurship in the public sector – commercialization of academic research

Mapping the Entrepreneurial Mindset of Life Science Academics
Collaboration with Science as a Source of Innovation for SMEs in Poland
Co-patenting between University and Industry: evidence from Italy

SESSION Entrepreneurship and SME development
SESSION Service Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Service Innovation Intended Strategy or Fall-back Plan?
Examining Franchise Systems Start-ups in France:
A Replication Investigation

SESSION Cultural Enterprise

The Underestimated Context
From Communal Entrepreneurship To International Networks: The Case Of The Chettiars In Asia
Regional variations in the environment for entrepreneurship development: a tale of three cities in China
The relation between firm’s informal network, knowledge transfer and innovation

SESSION Innovation Economy – Cross Country Comparisons

Innovation Management and Commercialisation in Small Firms: A Study of OECD Countries
Entrepreneurship within organizations: An international study
A comparative analysis of the factors affecting the propensity
to innovate in small businesses: The case of Sweden and Norway

SESSION Alternative Approaches and Methodologies

Entrepreneurs as Social Deviants: Building a Framework
The Perspective of Practical-based in Entrepreneurship–The Life Narrative of Chinese Clinic Director Fu
ENTREPRENEURIAL CIVIC ACTION An Axiological Approach
Entrepreneurship discourses in the Finnish policy texts

SESSION Public Sector Entrepreneurship

Using Internal Contracts to Promote Intrapreneurship in the Public School System: Hopeless Half-Measure or Promising Hybrid?
Combining Entrepreneurship with Public Service in Nigeria: Effects on Occupational Stress, Family Relations, and Organizational Commitment
The Linkages between Cognition, Behavior, and Opportunity among High-Growth Asian American Immigrant Entrepreneurs

SESSION Cultural Entrepreneurship – Culture and environmental conditions

Economic Entrepreneurship, Startups and Their Effects on Local Development: The Case of Sweden

SESSION Innovation Economy – Innovation in small firms

PROBLEMS IN INNOVATION: A CROSS-COUNTRY COMPARISON
Strategic innovation and information technology in microfirms
Innovation environments and technological
inequalities: the importance of a country and specialization effect

Effect of Open Innovation Practices on SMEs Innovative Performance: An Empirical Study

SESSION Cultural Entrepreneurship – minority entrepreneurship

Advancing immigrant minority entrepreneurship: What really matters, perception or actuality?
From Military to Entrepreneurship: The Canadian Perspective

SESSION Entrepreneurship and SME development

The Relationship between Goal Setting and Career Advancement: A Case of Women Employees in Kenya
A longitudinal perspective of portfolio entrepreneurship: portfolio creation and growth in a developing economy
Technological Capability Development as Result of the Entrepreneur’s Search for Innovation in the SMEs in Colombia

SESSION Entrepreneurship in the public sector – university spin-offs

Opportunity Recognition among Intentional and Nascent Entrepreneurs
The stigma of incompetence: The spoiled identity of scientist-entrepreneurs
Self-leadership, Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Productivity in the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates
Emerging Student Entrepreneurship – From Ideas to Opportunities Comparative Study in France, Germany, and Sweden
Academic entrepreneurship and regional growth. Evidence from Italian spin-offs.

SESSION Cultural Entrepreneurship – minority entrepreneurship

(Work)Life after work: Understanding barriers to older entrepreneurship in London
Entrepreneurial intention among seniors: An application to French entrepreneurs
Does culture impact on Social networks of ethnic, small business entrepreneurs?

SESSION Entrepreneurship in the public sector – Education and Enterprise

SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT IN THE HOME FURNISHINGS INDUSTRY
Comparing Entrepreneurial Criteria of Students in
Germany and China within the Pre-start-up Process

Changing the Teachers’ thinking and action – Entrepreneurial Teacher Education
Attribution Style Differences Among Entrepreneurs

SESSION Innovation Economy – Entrepreneurship in creative environments

Managing creativity and operational demands: The challenge for creative freelancers in the film and television industry
Innovation Management of SMEs in the Creative Sector in Flanders and the Netherlands

SESSION Entrepreneurship and SME development

Investigating the Applicability of the Firm Life-Cycle Model to SMEs in the Hungarian ICT Sector
Coopetition as an Entrepreneurial Strategy: an Exploratory Study of UK Biopharmaceutical SMEs
Towards a Typology of Born Again International SMEs

SESSION Entrepreneurship in the public sector – health care

How Can a Health Care Business Achieve Strategic Elasticity in a Crisis Environment?
Bringing Innovation to the Health Care Sector: Modeling Optimal Cost Distribution for Telestroke Services in Germany
Pushed Into Serial Entrepreneurship

SESSION Innovation Economy – Knowledge and the Commercialization of Technology

Developing Commercialisation of Innovation in High Technology Industries – Regional Perspective
Creating a New Venture Using the App Store: There‟s No App for That!
Building Knowledge on the Business Model Concept: a Methodological Perspective

SESSION Entry Forms

How Do Firms Choose Legal Form of Organization?
Knowledge Transfer Flows in the Life Science Communities: Conceptual Model Development and Empirical Examination

SESSION Innovation Economy – Innovation in small firms

A Contingency model of Entrepreneurial Entry Strategies:The role of Motivation and Resource Availability
Determinants of the Innovation Rent
Competence Ambidexterity and New Product Performance for Small Firms
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Actor Constructed Regional Innovation Systems

SESSION Innovation Economy – Innovation in small firms

SME CEOs: Do you want to access knowledge? Be an extrovert!
INNOVATION AND COMPETITIVINESS IN ENTREPRENEURIAL SMEs
Does Rapid Growth Coincide with Innovation? An Examination of Gazelles in Sweden

SESSION Alternative Approaches and Methodologies

How Does Engendering Creativity Compare to Vocationally Based Methodologies When Encouraging Enterprising Behaviour Among Early School Leavers?
Deconstructing the Motives of Constructing an Intermediary
between Public Services and Private Entrepreneurs

Working With or Against the System –
Ethical Dilemmas for Entrepreneurship in Ghana

SESSION Entrepreneurship and SME development

Measuring the rοle of trust and confidence in SMEs’ use of accountants and other advisers
Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Development in Kazakhstan
The Effect of the Structure of Tunisian Entrepreneurial Team on
Performance: The Role of Strong Ties

Creative Environments

SESSION Creative Regions

Regional Influences on the Emergence of Family and Non-Family Businesses
REGIONAL INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT: A LATENT GROWTH MODEL OF REGIONAL INNOVATION DETERMINANTS
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development: A Literature Review

SESSION Creative Clusters

Selection Strategy, Assistance and Performance of Incubation
Structures: a French Study

To Get Them on Board – The Role of Communication for Attracting Stakeholders to Incubator Businesses

SESSION Creative Regions

WHEN CRITICAL MASS CAN BECOME A MESS: A CONTINGENCY MODEL OF REGIONAL INNOVATION DYNAMICS
Combination of regional characteristics for start-up activity in
Switzerland

Small Firm Innovation in Non-Clustered Regions: Comparing High and Low Agglomeration Regions
Tapping the Innovative Potential of Place

SESSION Creative Environments

Fair Copy? Lobbying to Stop the Transfer of Technology
Using Think Aloud Protocols in Research on Academic Entrepreneurs
A Multi-Country Strategic Alignment Study: Are SME Leaders’ Decisions Aligned with their Country’s Innovation Environment?

SESSION Creative Universities

FORMULATING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENTREPRENEURIAL UNIVERSITIES: A PERFORMANCE BASED TAXONOMIC APPROACH
―Stay hungry, stay foolish― –The Part of Emotion in Entrepreneurship Education
University spin-offs: Still small after all these years

SESSION Creative Personalities

Born Lucky? A Study of the Birthdates and Ages of Paradigm-Shifting Entrepreneurs
Why are some people behaving or acting entrepreneurially more than others? – Looking at opportunities as part of entrepreneurial behavior or action in more than one way

SESSION Creative Processes

Searching for Opportunities and Opportunity Discovery: an Extension of Bhave’s (1994) work
A Long-term Perspective on Business Mortality The Case of Sweden During the 20th Century
BRIDGING THE GLOBAL AND THE LOCAL? MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES, LABOR MARKET MOBILITY AND LOCALIZED LEARNING

SESSION Creative Personalities

Educational and Occupational Biographies of Company’s Founders – An Analysis of Personal Longitudinal Data with GSOEP
Motivational Patterns of Biomedical Entrepreneurs
One Style Fits All? – Integrating Achievement Motives in the Transformational
Leadership-Dependency-Creativity Linkage

SESSION Creative Actors

BOARDS’ ADVISORY ROLE IN STRATEGIC SME NETWORKS
Regional Variation in the SME-Audit Firm Relationship
An Ear to the Ground: The Role of the Voice-of-the-Consumer in Firm Survival for Startups

SESSION Creative Universities

Crossing an Imaginary Crevasse
“Entrepreneurial Technology Scouting” – A New Theory Driven Method in Generating Higher Levels of Spin-off Activities at Universities
Take‘em in:Embedded Business Support to overcome critical junctures in academic spin-­‐off teams

SESSION Creative Policy

Saving Tax Payers Money: Selecting Start-up Support Projects Based on the Market Failure Theory
Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Intensive Business Services: An Empirical Study
What can be learned from cluster evaluation studies for cluster theory and future cluster policy?

SESSION Creative Clusters/ Incubators

A Model of Entrepreneurial Performance in Clusters: Lessons from the French Competitiveness Clusters
The Factors of SME Cluster Developments in a Developing Country: the case of Indonesian clusters
Perspectives of SMEs Within and Outside of Clusters: A Comparison between Supply Chain Management Strategies and Performance

SESSION Creative Regions and Creative Cities

IMPLEMENTATION OF A LEARNING REGION TO SUSTAIN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Industry Type and Business Size on Economic Growth: Comparing Australia’s Regional and Metropolitan Areas
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CITIES: EVIDENCE FROM THE POST-COMMUNIST WORLD
Decision to Buy a Business in Urban Entrepreneurship: A Process Perspective and Contextual Influence

SESSION Creative Rural Regions

Rural entrepreneurship: Between place and space.

SESSION Creative Environments and SME

Work-Life Balance in Small Business: The Impact of Firm and Family Milestones
Further Creation of Know-how in the Opportunity Recognition Process
The Value of a Positional Advantage for Agricultural SMEs

Globalization and its Impact on Entrepreneurship and SMEs

SESSION The Challenge of Entering Foreign Markets and SME Exports

Going Abroad Challenges of the traditional food and beverage manufacturing SMEs in Kyushu, Japan: a case research approach
Absorptive capacity and business performance
The influence of the entrepreneur’s actual behavioral control and psychic distance stimuli on the export mode choice of Vietnamese SMEs

SESSION Networks and Internationalization

China Peril or China Mania ? Entrepreneurs’ “host” country
perceptions, social interactions, and internationalization

Influence of Social Networks on Internationalization of Russian SMEs

SESSION Drivers of SME Competitive Advantage

Intellectual Capital in The Enterprises And A Model Study in An Industrial Zone
Dynamic capabilities in the international growth of SME: Case study from Finland.

SESSION Impact of Laws and Regulations on SME Behavior

Three Legal Challenges for Small U.S. Businesses that Expand Internationally
Small business owner’s capability to manage regulation and its relationship with compliance
Small business scams: a preliminary overview and investigation.

SESSION Cluster Dynamics

Collective Success or Collective Failure? The Sialkot Football Manufacturing Industry’s Response to International Labor Standards Pressures in the Early 21st Century
Factors Influencing The Development Of SME Clusters: Evidence From Pakistan

SESSION Drivers of Export Performance

Export Performance of the Chilean Technology-Intensive Suppliers
Networking, export shares and innovation in Swedish
manufacturing SMEs

Export intensity and export scope of European SMEs –
What role do different types of innovation play?

SESSION Drivers of Early and Rapid Internationalization

Internationalization in New Ventures – What Role do Team Dynamics Play?
Why and how do Born Global firms internationalize early and rapidly?
From the Business Model perspective

Internationalisation of Manufacturing SMEs: The Case of Indonesia

SESSION Partnership and SME Performance

How different strategic alliances affect manufacturing competitive priority and firm performance: an empirical study of SMEs
Cases of successfully partnership between Venture Capital companies and technological firms of Argentina

SESSION Creating Entrepreneurial Environments in Growth Economies

Entrepreneurial Environment Dilemma in Puerto Rico: A Challenge of Self and System
Globalisation of Finance: Analysis of the Impact of Exchange Rate Deregulation on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Development in Nigeria
Bahraini SMEs: Why Think Local? Think Global
Challenges Facing Bahraini SMEs and Internationalization

SESSION Corporate Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy

The impact of global economic crisis on SMEs – does entrepreneurial orientation mat-ter?
Corporate Entrepreneurship and Cooperation as predictors of young SMEs’international orientation.

SESSION ICT and International Competitive Advantage

INTERNET AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES APPROPRIATION LEVEL IN EXPORTING OR POTENTIALLY EXPORTING COLOMBIAN SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises)
New Business Models for International Performance
Increasing the Competitive Strengths of Tanzanian Tourism Firms-The Strategic Role of Information Technology

SESSION Mixed Themes

How do Japanese manufacturing SMEs facilitate transfer of skills?
ENTREPRENEURIAL RISK RECOGNITION New Findings on the Neglected Child of the Entrepreneurship Family
Failure is the Mother of Success… Only When Learning Occurs: A Theoretical Framework of Entrepreneurial Learning from Failure

SESSION SME Exports

How much does it cost small and medium businesses to comply with New Zealand’s tax requirements?
Tracking growth in born globals with low technology and wide customer base
Serving Global Consumers with a Local Mind Set: An Investigation of Customers’ Perception of Offshore Call Centres’ Services

Soci (et) Entrepreneurship

SESSION Entrepreneurship Education in a Cultural Context

Propensity of university students in the Region of Antofagasta – Chile to create enterprises
Entrepreneurship in Entrepreneurship Education
– Practices in Finnish Basic and Secondary Education Level

Developing Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Intent: A Case on Social Entrepreneurship

SESSION Positioning Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

Societal entrepreneurship: a matter of entrepreneurial attitude
Soci(et)al entrepreneurship and different forms of social enterprises
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and financial performance (FP): case of french SMEs

SESSION The Making of Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

The Impact of Women Entrepreneurs on a Male Dominated Business Environment:
A Pan-European Perspective

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SITUATIONISM:
CREATING SPACES OF THE POSSIBLE

SESSION The Anatomy of Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

What Sustainable Entrepreneurship Looks Like:
An Exploratory Study from a Student Perspective

Enacting Soc(ie)tal Entrepreneurship – Challenges and Practices
Organizational Learning in SMEs’ Strategic Management:
A Descriptive and Systemic Approach

SESSION Educating Entrepreneurship for Individuallism/Collectivism

Student Partnerships for Innovation in Engineering Entrepreneurship Development (SPIEED): Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies in Twenty-First Century Engineers
Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Medical Students
Societal entrepreneurship as identity and strategy orientation of incubators and science parks

SESSION The Making of an Entrepreneurial Career

Improving Entrepreneurial Competency in Low-income Segments. The Impact of Entrepreneurial Development Agencies
ATTITUDES TOWARDS FUTURE CAREER CHOICE
Different approaches to opportunity process and their consequences for teaching practice

SESSION Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching Liberal Professionals in the Start-up Phase –
What Influences its Effectiveness?

MENTOR AND MENTEE ATTITUDES IN MENTORING FOR ENTREPRENEURS WITH FOREIGN BACKGROUND
What Difference does Business Coaching Make to Entrepreneurs’
Firm Performance and Future Growth?

Agripreneurs and/or Agriculture Science Teachers?:
an Examination of Agribusiness students Entrepreneurial Attitudes Orientations and Entrepreneurial Intentions

SESSION Positioning the Notion of Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

Nonprofits and Social Entrepreneurship Intentions: Examining the Role of Organizational Attributes
Theorising soci(et)al entrepreneurship: The legacy of Schumpeter, and the potential contribution of Tarde
The Quest towards Finding Social in Social Entrepreneurship: Analyzing Contradictory Institutional Logics at Contexts of Social Entrepreneurship

SESSION Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship as an Entrepreneurial Challange

Educating for (societal) entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship education – does it matter?
Business games: What are their potential for entrepreneurial
learning?

Entrepreneurial Intentions of Higher Education Students in Finland – a Longitudinal Study

SESSION Mobilizing Capital for Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

WHAT DOES SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE VENTURE CAPITAL LOOK LIKE?
Factors Influencing Product Innovation in Micro Finance Institutions in Kenya: A Case Study of MFIs Registered With the Association of Microfinance Institutions
Social vs. For Profit Entrepreneurship – Quantitative analysis of demography and human capital

SESSION The Institutional Context of Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

Emerging Forms of Entrepreneurship: For-Profit and Non-Profit Partnerships for the Dissemination of Solar Power into Rural Sub-Saharan Africa

SESSION Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship in a Broader Context

Applicant Attraction to the Socially-Responsible Small Business
Towards The Social Enterprise Network
The Entrepreneurship Programme at Universidad Nacional del Litoral

SESSION Interorganizational Perspectives on Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

Institutional Entrepreneurship and Climate Friendly Innovations in Agricultural Production
Developing An Entrepreneurship curriculum in Egypt :the road ahead
Inter-organizational supporting services: The case study of Moroccan food retailing and small producers of fresh product

SESSION Ethical Aspects of Soci(et)all Entrepreneurship

A GUIDE FOR DEVELOPING A PROCESS FOR MANAGING WORKPLACE ETHICS
IN THE SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE

Hypernorms for a Corporate Code of Ethics –for the Entrepreneurial Internationalization of Small and Medium Sized Companies
Corporate Social Responsibility in Family vs. non-Family Enterprises: An exploratory study

SESSION Intensions and Goals in Entrepreneurship Education

Entrepreneurship education as a part of corporate responsibility

BECOMING AN EXPERT: THE ROLE OF GOAL ORIENTATION AND ROLE MODELS IN DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPTENCE
How to measure entrepreneurial learning through the entrepreneurial intention

SESSION Bridging Academic and Vocational Training for Entrepreneurship

Developing Enterprising Graduates: Stakeholder Involvement, Investment and Expectations of Entrepreneurship Education

SESSION Critical Perspectives on Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

Viability of Social Enterprises: A Critical Perspective
Beyond “shades of green”
A Review of Social Entrepreneurship Research and Outline of Academic Dialogues

SESSION Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship in Developing Contexts

From Mao to Market – Entrepreneurs as Institutional Change Agents in China
The influence of the institutional environment on entrepreneurial intentions in an emerging economy
An Index of Entrepreneurship Measure

SESSION Teaching and Learning Entrepreneurship

Back to the Future: Teaching Creativity in the classroom, are entrepreneurship students different?
Role of higher education in promoting entrepreneurship education across disciplines in Tanzania

SESSION Gender and Soci(et)al Entrepreneurship

The challenge of being a fair trade soci(et)al entrepreneur
Making of Household Entrepreneurs: Lived Experiences of Pukhtoon Women Entrepreneurs from Peshawar, Pakistan
Showcasing successful social entrepreneurship

Sustainable Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth

SESSION Regional Clusters/Industry

Corporate Restructuring through Mergers, Acquisitions and
Divestments

COOPERATION BETWEEN FAMILY BUSINESSES IN THE NEW ZEALAND WINE INDUSTRY – IS IT A CASE OF DO OR DIE?
Explaining the Differences in Entrepreneurial Activity between a Managed and an Entrepreneurial Economy: Policy Lessons from Japan and the Netherlands
Green Business Case “Individual Waste Water Package Plant Business in Areas of Outside Sewer Networks” – a SME Approach

SESSION Finance and Governance

The Effects of Family Ownership on Research and Innovation at the Firm Level: A Stepwise Econometric Analysis
The impact of family ownership and TMT composition on SMEs’ financial performance: An empirical study

SESSION Organizational Form, Nature of Industry and Business Growth

Independent Contractors: Vital but Sustainable?
Legitimacy of growing a farm? A case study of entrepreneurial identity construction of two farmer
The Impact of Financial and Human Resource Slack on Venture Performance

SESSION Technology Based Small Firm Growth

Development of Entrepreneurial and Marketing Capabilities in New Technology Based Firms: A Quasi longitudinal study
TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN SMEs AS A TOOL FOR INDUSTRIALIZATION OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
FROM A STATIONERY RETAILER TO A LOGISTICS BUSINESS: HOW INNOVATION FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED A TRADITIONAL SMALL BUSINESS

SESSION Family Business and Knowledge Transfer

Relational Competencies as Determinants of Knowledge Transfer within Intra-Family Succession
Are Websites Relevant Tools for Actors of the Business Transfer
Re-evaluating the role of the Informal Sector: The Role of Household Enterprise in Poverty Reduction and Employment Creation in Rwanda
Supportive roles of the board of directors in family business

SESSION Firm Turnover and Sustainable Growth

Business Closures as a Key to Future Success in Private Care Sector
Small business owners´ exit intentions
The risk of growing fast: Does fast growth have a negative impact on the survival rates of firms?
Nature of Crises in Family Businesses

SESSION Learning for Business Sustainability

OPEN LEARNING WITHIN GROWTH BUSINESSES — LESSONS FROM SWEDEN
ESCALATION OF COMMITMENT IN THE SMALL BUSINESS SALES MANAGEMENT PROCESS: WHEN PERSISTENCE MAY NOT BE THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION
Effective Learning Mechanism for Sustainable Innovation

SESSION Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Refreshing the Entrepreneurs that other Business Schools cannot reach? The implementation of Sustainable Self-Facilitated SME Learning Networks in Ireland and Wales
Ten cases of entrepreneurial Organizations from Europe and South America: Growth Opportunities and Challenges
The causes and the effects of innovation in small and medium firms in the province of Salerno
Civility: Old Idea — New Imperative For The SME

SESSION Learning for Business Sustainability

Successful Strategic Management for Growth-Oriented Timber Haulage Entrepreneurs
Finding the Right One: Forming Successful Advisor Relationships in Small Firms
Sustainable innovation: What can we learn from Linnaeus and his integration of nature and economy?

SESSION Venture Capital and Innovation

The information networks and the innovation in SME: a new model or new perspective
Venture capital investments in the development of clean technologies: early conceptualization and estimation of the effects
The effects of Relationship Banking on the Debt Structure and Financing Cost of SMEs in Korea
Twofold nature of informal capital for entrepreneurial growth: an enabler or a damper?

SESSION High Tech and ICT for SMEs, Technology Innovation

Innovation Management and Commercialisation in Small Firms: A Study of Low and High R&D Intensity Firms From Australia and France
The Effects of Innovative Capabilities and Technological Entrepreneurship of Korean SMEs on the Performance of Technology Management
Technological Innovation: The Bioeconomy in Kenya
Implication of life cycle theory in biotechnology industry

SESSION SMEs in Cleantech Industry

Can cleantech sustain green investments?
Commercialization of clean technology — towards a combined micro- and macro-level framework
The Strategies of Environmental-Technology Entrepreneurs Towards a Sustainable Transition
Main Drivers and Performance of Eco-Innovation

SESSION Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Uncertainties

Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification: A Motivation-based Cognitive Approach
A longitudinal analysis of entrepreneurship variation in small (informal) business sustainability in South Africa, 2007-2010
The reality of strategy-making in small firms — a barrier to entrepreneurship?

SESSION A Macro Perspective

Policy Programmes to promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A study of the state of the art, design and impact issues
Eco-entrepreneurship in developing countries: the case of renewable energy sector in Bolivia
Innovation: Differences between Developed and Developing Economies

SESSION Learning for Business Sustainability

Modelling the changing perspectives of capability building in small firms
Learning Orientation of SMEs and its Impact on Firm Performance
High Performing SMEs—Human Resource Practices and the Organizational Learning Process

SESSION Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability in Nature Based Tourism — The role of Institutional Profiles in Northern Norway and Northwest Russia
Emerging Green-Technology Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneurial Pathways to Growth in the Plug-In Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Space
Fostering Entrepreneurship in Emerging Industries: Ther German Renewable Energy Industry and Lessons for Entrepreneurship Policy
Entrepreneurship as driver of market or institutional change for sustainability? – Varieties of sustainable entrepreneurship

SESSION Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Uncertainties

Challenging established patterns of entrepreneurship — entry regulation and unorthodox entry in the German skilled crafts
SME Strategic management and innovation—a comparative study between Finland and China
SME Identity and Homogeneity—Are There Meaningful Differences Between Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises
THE RAISE OF MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN EUROPE Beyond the dualistic model: small vs large firms

SESSION Family Business

Successional transmission between predecessor and successor: the role of personal network and absorptive capacity in the French family business
(Re-)starting from the Values of the Family and of the Territory: a Pathway of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Italian Family Businesses. The experiences of the Loccioni Group and the Varnelli Distillery
Transitional processes and governance issues in small family businesses: an analytical framework
Lost in Transition? On the Managerial Gap of Business Succession in Family Businesses

SESSION Advisory Support for SMEs

Canadian Independent Industrial R&D Institutions and their Impact on Entrepreneurial Innovation and Advancement of Small Industries
Developing a Local Industry Joint Marketing Management Framework – Lessons from Government View
Is a Gazelle Focused SME Strategy the Lynchpin for South Africa´s New Economic Growth Path?

SESSION SME Networks and Partnerships

IDENTITY AND VERY SMALL FIRMS NETWORKS: THE CASE OF CRAFT FIRMS
The value of social control in SMEs partnerships
Alliance Engagement. A Strategic View from the Back to Face the Future of SMEs

SESSION SME Performance models and measures

The impact of entrepreneurs´ planning profiles on firm growth: an empirical analysis
ANALYSIS OF A SWEDISH HIGH TECHNOLOGY SME USING THE SURVIVAL INDEX VALUE (SIV) MODEL
Information and Communication Technology Spanish Gazelles: A Competitiveness Analysis

Gender and Entrepreneurship

SESSION Public Sector / Family Business

Women´s enterprise — a boost or a detriment to the Scandinavian welfare system
Entrepreneurship within social and health care – a question of identity, gender and profession
SUCCESSION SUCCESS IN WOMAN-LED FAMILY FIRMS: A THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE
Future proof: Female entrepreneurs in the Turkish Cypriot Family Business If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything

SESSION Gender Labeling

Influences of Gender Labelling of Entrepreneurship on the Entrepreneurial Career Aspirations of Educated Women in Bangladesh — A Comparative Study of Employed Women and Housewives
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MALE-FEMALE DICHOTOMY: EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA
LEAVING THE NUMBERS BEHIND: QUALITATIVE GROWTH, BUSINESS PLATFORMS AND MOTIVATION OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

SESSION Public Sector

Small Business Ownership and Gender Differences in the Wake of Public Sector Transformation – the Case of the Veterinarians
An increase of women´s entrepreneurship? – A longitudinal study in the wake of the Public Sector´s transformation
Gender and entrepreneurship in the horse-related industry

SESSION Family Business

Founding Team Gender Structure and the Effects of Spouse Teams on New Venture Performance in Sweden
The Role of Gender in Family Firm Sucession
GENDER IN FAMILY BUSINESS; WOMEN ENTREPRENEURES PERCEPTIONS OF MONEY IN DAR ES SALAAM

SESSION Policy and Support Measures

Assessing Business Enabling Environments: How Gender changes the Equation
Psychographic segmentation of women-focused SME advisory service clients and the implications for policy and programming
Acquisition of external capital at start-up stage: Differences between female and male owned firms

SESSION Processes, Phases and Life

The Entrepreneurial life course
Drivers of Female Entrepreneurial Activity Across Countries: Choice or Barriers?
Education as Determinant of Motivation and Performance of Women —Owned Small firms. Evidence from Poland

SESSION Processes, Phases and Life

Wind Beneath My Wings: Factors Affecting the Transformation of Women-Founded Businesses into Gazelles
Networking female entrepreneurs – a fruitful base for business growth
Explaining Business Formalization Processes With a Gender Perspective

SESSION Development Studies

Fostering Women Enterpreneurship as Panacea to Poverty Reduction in Developing Economy
‘Working Talents': Religion, Gender and Entrepreneurship In Zimbabwe

SESSION Gender Labeling

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP: A RE-STRUCTURING AND RE-EVALUATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT INSTEAD OF LASTING DEFICIT ASSUMPTIONS
To play or not to play: that is the question. Gender perspectives on entrepreneurship and innovation
Stereotype threat, stereotype lift, role models and entrepreneurship. Do gender stereotypes influence students’ entrepreneurial intentions
The Emperor´s new Clothes: Rendering a Feminist Theory of Entrepreneurship Visible

SESSION Policy and Support Measures

Gender and Growth Aspirations in Small Business Growth
BUSINESSWOMEN DISCUSSING GROWTH — WHAT ARE THEY TALKING ABOUT

SESSION Development Studies

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR AFRO-COLOMBIAN WOMEN DISPLACED BY POLITICAL AND ECONOMICAL VIOLENCE
ENTRPREMERUSHIP DEVELOPMENT, BUSINESS OWNERSHIP AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN NIGERIA
Tracking gender in entrepreneurial development processes in Pakistan

SESSION Academic Entrepreneurship

Women Business Ventures in Swedish University Incubators: Gender and the commercialization of university research
An explanation of academic women´s entrepreneurship through multilevel institutional interactions
From business opportunity to action: What lies in between
Gender, a Challenge in Regional Entrepreneurship Policy — a Northern example

SESSION Development Studies

Towards Understanding Women Entrepreneurship in MENA Countries Across country comparison of Female Entrepreneurship
Interpretations of entrepreneurial success factors by female entrepreneurs and executives in a catch-up economy
A Case Study in Public Entrepreneurship: Ethiopian Businesses in Israel

SESSION Mixed themes

GENDER AND ENTREPRENEURIAL LEARNING: WHAT DOES LITERATURE TELLS US
Feminine entrepreneurship in Switzerland
A gender perspective on career preferences and entrepreneurial self-efficacy

SESSION Academic Entrepreneurship

The role of female academic entrepreneurs in the acquisition of the resources and capabilities required for the success of university spin-offs
Gender, Management Education and Academic Entrepreneurship

SESSION Policy and Support Measures

World-Class Entrepreneurship- and Innovation Programmes in Sweden – Focus on Gender Perceptions
Ethnic entrepreneurship in reverse in the UK: Is there gender bias in access to finance for South Asian women entrepreneurs
Alternative strategies for promoting gender mainstreaming in the area of Entrepreneurship