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The process of entrepreneurial learning: A conceptual framework

Politis, Diamanto LU (2005) In Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 29(4). p.399-424
Abstract
The present article seeks to advance the theoretical knowledge of entrepreneurial learning by reviewing and synthesizing available research into a conceptual framework that explains the process of entrepreneurial learning as an experiential process. The framework identifies three main components in the process of entrepreneurial learning: entrepreneurs' career experience, the transformation process, and entrepreneurial knowledge in terms of effectiveness in recognizing and acting on entrepreneurial opportunities and coping with the liabilities of newness. Based on the arguments in the article, five major propositions were developed to refine our understanding of entrepreneurial learning. Finally, theoretical and practical implications were... (More)
The present article seeks to advance the theoretical knowledge of entrepreneurial learning by reviewing and synthesizing available research into a conceptual framework that explains the process of entrepreneurial learning as an experiential process. The framework identifies three main components in the process of entrepreneurial learning: entrepreneurs' career experience, the transformation process, and entrepreneurial knowledge in terms of effectiveness in recognizing and acting on entrepreneurial opportunities and coping with the liabilities of newness. Based on the arguments in the article, five major propositions were developed to refine our understanding of entrepreneurial learning. Finally, theoretical and practical implications were discussed. (Less)
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10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00091.x
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  language     = {eng},
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  series       = {Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  title        = {The process of entrepreneurial learning: A conceptual framework},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00091.x},
  volume       = {29},
  year         = {2005},
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