Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal

A double blind, refereed journal which publishes theoretical and empirical manuscripts on entrepreneurship and small business.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 2, June

Conceptual Basis for Innovative Potential of Agricultural Production Implementation
INTRODUCTION Development of innovations in the sphere of agribusiness is a key factor of food security formation, economic growth of the national economy and increasing competitiveness of agriculture and quality of life of the rural population....
Credit Impact on Performance of Micro and Small Enterprises in Telangana
INTRODUCTION The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector plays a significant role in the Indian economy. The sector is critical in meeting the national objectives of generating employment, reducing poverty and discouraging rural-urban...
DIGITAL MEDIA IMPACT ON SMEs PERFORMANCE IN THE UAE
INTRODUCTION According to The Business Dictionary (BD, 2017), "Digitized content (text, graphics, audio and video) are those that can be transmitted over internet or computer networks." So, in strict terms, Digital Media (DM) denotes the audio,...
EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGEMENT: SMEs CASES
INTRODUCTION Entrepreneurship through small and medium enterprise (SME) has an important role for Indonesian economy because it could increase the economic growth of a country (Muafi, 2015; Sugandini et al., 2017). In order to survive in global...
Entrepreneurial Orientation, Strategic Orientation and Performance of Small Family Firms in the Kumasi Metropolis
INTRODUCTION Family businesses dominate the business landscape (Acquah, 2012) and in most developing economies they account for most industrial output, entrepreneurial activities, corporate growth, economic development, innovation and employment...
Entrepreneurs' Commitment and Business Performance in a Recessed Economy
INTRODUCTION The global economic downturn is not restricted to a particular region or economic block. The impact and experiences are creating chaos and sending waves which mostly defied generalised policies and recommendations by major world international...
Entrepreneurship: Psychological Factors Influencing Youth's Desire for Self-Sustenance in Mpumalanga
INTRODUCTION The importance of entrepreneurship as catalyst for economic growth cannot be overemphasized. The role it plays in poverty alleviation, wealth distribution and self-sustenance is crucial to attaining community peace and prosperity. High...
Environmental Diversity in Asir Region and Its Impact on Tourism Development Sustainablity
INTRODUCTION Many cultures and religions have common values and beliefs (Foucault, 2013). Religions around the world have always preached that the existence of a living organism gives it a fundamental right of survival and self-preservation (Hope...
Experiential Pedagogy and Entrepreneurial Intention: A Focus on University Entrepreneurship Programmes
INTRODUCTION The findings of various researches such as Krueger, Reilly & Carsrud (2000) supported by Peterman & Kennedy (2003) as well as Linan (2004) have provided evidence that entrepreneurial intention is a compelling and undeniable...
Leadership, Organizational Effectiveness and Entrepreneurship in Small and Medium Enterprises-A Study in Indian Context
INTRODUCTION There has been a great deal of attention paid to the subject of entrepreneurship over the past few years, stemming primarily from the discovery by economic analysts that small firms contribute considerably to economic growth and vitality....
Organizational Entrepreneurial Alertness Framework in Opportunity Discovery
INTRODUCTION Entrepreneurs play a critically important role in the economy. By spotting opportunities and taking action to exploit them, they drive the process of market production and the fulfilment of social and economic needs (Valliere, 2013)....
Relationship between Attitudes and Intentions for Business Start-Up: A Case of Omani University & College Students
INTRODUCTION Economic growth and employment opportunities are enhanced as a result of enterprise and entrepreneurship. Every country has entrepreneurs to a greater or lesser extent and is capable of starting and bearing the uncertainty of market...
Swot Analysis Approach on Sme's Entrepreneurial Competency
INTRODUCTION There are many opinions about the definition of entrepreneurship; generally entrepreneurship is the process of starting a business, organizing/combining the necessary resources and assuming risk by acting innovatively to pursue profitability...
The Contribution of Non-Financial Performance Indicator Dimension in Assessing the Influence of Social Capital on Business Performance in Smes
INTRODUCTION In the modern era, a company's business performance cannot be measured only from its financial capacity. The strong traditional view which considers financial report as the key for a company's performance fails to maintain the argument...
Toward a New Growth Measurement Model for Entrepreneurial Firms
INTRODUCTION Growth literature show there are many theories on firm's growth however, there is no convergence or cohesion between these theories (Correa, Hurtado, Sharma, & Garcia 2003). This might be due to the fact that the definition of a...
Understanding Employees' Entrepreneurial Alertness: The Role of Creativity and Support for Creativity
INTRODUCTION Increasingly, firms are interested in encouraging employees to be more creative because individual creativity constitutes a precursor of both entrepreneurship and firm-level innovation (Shalley, Hitt & Zhou, 2015). Hence, today,...
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