publication . Conference object . 2002

Interactive entrepreneurship : Studying entrepreneurship as projects, in projects

Lindgren, Monica; Packendorff, Johann;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
While the development of mainstream entrepreneurship research has been quite successful in academic terms, the field has adopted some taken-for-granted assumptions and views hampering its further development, e.g. the polarisation between individual voluntarism and institutional determinism, the focus on single individuals, the focus on enterprise start-ups etc. Contrary to that, we propose a social constructionist epistemology in entrepreneurship research, according to which entrepreneurship is collectively organised by individuals in interaction, i.e. as projects. In this paper, two issues connected to the notion of ‘interactive entrepreneurship’ are discussed...
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free text keywords: Entrepreneurship, project management, social constructionism, innovative projects, research
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