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Entrepreneurial imagination: time, timing, space and place in business action

By: Bjerke, Bjorn.
Contributor(s): Ramo, Hans.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar 2011Description: v, 230 p.ISBN: 9781849801782.Subject(s): Entrepreneurship | Entrepreneurship - Economic aspects | Creative ability in business | Success in businessDDC classification: 338.0401 Summary: Entrepreneurial Imagination innovatively focuses on entrepreneurial and economic action in time, timing, space and place. Schedules and places of production, working times and working places, are no longer fixed due to the effects of the contemporary economy. The authors expertly bring together a focused and themed book that deals wholly with the subjects of time and space in a phenomenological understanding of entrepreneurial ventures and related business action. They discuss theories and thinking of human action, space, place, timing and time in various entrepreneurial and business arenas, including social entrepreneuring, environmental and corporate social responsibility, network forms of entrepreneuring, urban governance and regional development. Taking a phenomenological approach to enable readers to understand entrepreneurship and related economic action clearly will prove to be inspiring for students, academics and practitioners interested in all areas of entrepreneurship and similar issues. (http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/entrepreneurial-imagination)
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Table of Contents:


1. Entrepreneuring – When and Where?

2. A Phenomenology of Entrepreneurial Action

3. Our Entrepreneuring Society

4. Various Kinds of Social Entrepreneuring, Networking and Social Capital

5. On the Importance of Social Entrepreneuring to Local Government

6. Entrepreneuring and Regional Development

7. Entrepreneurial Action and Environment

8. Entrepreneuring and ICT-based Networking

9. Summary and Conclusions


Entrepreneurial Imagination innovatively focuses on entrepreneurial and economic action in time, timing, space and place.

Schedules and places of production, working times and working places, are no longer fixed due to the effects of the contemporary economy. The authors expertly bring together a focused and themed book that deals wholly with the subjects of time and space in a phenomenological understanding of entrepreneurial ventures and related business action. They discuss theories and thinking of human action, space, place, timing and time in various entrepreneurial and business arenas, including social entrepreneuring, environmental and corporate social responsibility, network forms of entrepreneuring, urban governance and regional development.

Taking a phenomenological approach to enable readers to understand entrepreneurship and related economic action clearly will prove to be inspiring for students, academics and practitioners interested in all areas of entrepreneurship and similar issues.

(http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/entrepreneurial-imagination)

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