Entrepreneurship: The Social Science View

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 403 pages
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This study looks at the culture and role of the entrepreneur from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. These wide-ranging approaches include: the social science of entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship as innovation; and the question of whether managers can also be entrepreneurs.

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Richard Swedberg is Professor of Sociology at Stockholm University where he has been since 1986. During his career he has been a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University (1987/88), the Russell Sage Foundation (1990/91), the Russell Sage Foundation in New York (Summer 1993), and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (summers of 1995, 1996, and 1997). He is an editorial member of Administrative Science Quarterly and an advisory member of the journals Current Sociology and Geschichte und Gegenwart: Vierteljahreshefte fur Zeitgeschichte, Gesellschaftsanalyse und politische Bildung.

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