Entrepreneurship: The Way Ahead

By Harold P. Welsch | Go to book overview

Foreword

As in any dynamic field, entrepreneurship is evolving, reforming, and reinventing itself as it passes through its stages of evolution. The most intriguing question is: "what will entrepreneurship look like in its next stage of development?" Thus the title: Entrepreneurship: The Way Ahead. As the world-class hockey player Wayne Gretzky suggested, one never skates to where the puck is or has been, but where it will be. In anticipation of where the field is going, some of the best minds in the field have been tapped to provide their prognostications and predictions of the future.

Howard Stevenson, Karl Vesper, Dianne Wingham, and John Sibley Butler provide the grounding foundations of the field and provide some innovative directions with which the field might experiment. Earlier, Howard Stevenson has suggested that "Entrepreneurship has won!," but later concludes that every entrepreneur, educator, and institution must refocus to take on the challenge of technology, globalization, and community development and their nuances within entrepreneurship. He is in close agreement with Karl Vesper who challenges us to recognize "Unfinished Entrepreneurship" as the opportunity of the twentyfirst century. What battles are yet to be fought? What are the remaining or open issues in the field that will thrust us forward in our understanding?

Perhaps the most innovative and rapidly moving component in the field is entrepreneurship practice. Entrepreneurs themselves are expanding the boundaries with technology, network marketing, creative arts, serial, and social entrepreneurship. Academics are racing to keep up with theories to explain many of these new phenomena. Practitioners are often leading the way with innovations, inventions, new combinations, new markets, and new products and services. Opportunity recognition is becoming recognized as a burgeoning sub-specialty as well as a unique distinguishing characteristic of the field.

As leading thinkers in this field, Lumpkin, Hills, and Shrader view opportunity recognition as both a process involving iterations of creative

-xiv-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Entrepreneurship: The Way Ahead
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 312

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.