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Why are firms conducting entrepreneurial actions?

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Title: Why are firms conducting entrepreneurial actions?
Other Titles: Towards a reconceptualization of entrepreneurial orientation
Authors: Pehrsson, Tobias
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Pehrsson, A., and Pehrsson, T. (2015). Competition barriers and foreign subsidiary performance: Propositions on the moderating role of strategic orientation, International Journal of Business Competition and Growth, Vol. 4, No. 1/2, pp. 3-23. 2. Pehrsson, T. (2020) ‘Do types of strategic orientations make a difference? A study of MNCs’ performance in foreign markets’, European Business Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 26-45. 3. Pehrsson, T. Why are firms entrepreneurially oriented? Towards the actualization approach of EO, To be submitted to Journal of Business Venturing. 4. Pehrsson, T. Explaining entrepreneurial re-orientation: The role of the transformative push, To be submitted to Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
Date of Defence: 2020-09-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 september 2020, kl. 10.15, sal B44, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: entrepreneurial orientation
actualization approach
entrepreneurial actions
Abstract: This dissertation is concerned with the concept of entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and, more specifically, the question ‘Why are firms conducting entrepreneurial actions?’ This question rests upon two premises. First, entrepreneurial actions represent an important domain of scientific inquiry. Essentially, this makes the concept of EO, wherein entrepreneurial actions are treated as equivalent to that of the concept of EO (i.e., engaging in innovation, proactively entering new markets, and eng... more
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