Entrepreneurship

Ready to scale your startup? Not so fast, says new research

The book Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies, by Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh, has caught the attention of many entrepreneurs — likely inspiring them to scale…

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SMS in the News

Employee turnover is a multimillion-dollar problem for organizations. According to Gallup, replacing exiting workers can cost one-half to two times the employee’s annual salary. Yet when it comes to your…

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Are startups more vulnerable to innovation imitation?

  When entrepreneurs bring an innovation to the market, they can’t always capitalize on its potential. Large corporations stealing inventions from “the little guy” is an overworked Hollywood script for…

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How do Human Capital and Pro-Market Institutions Shape Ambitious Entrepreneurship in Good and Crisis Times?

Scholars and policymakers have highlighted the positive impact of human capital on entrepreneurial activity. Vast attention has also been directed to the beneficial role of pro-market institutions for entrepreneurship. A…

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How Entrepreneurs Develop Diverse Social Ties, even in Divided Societies

Social networks provide entrepreneurs with invaluable resources, from finding funding and building a customer base to sourcing suppliers and specialists. The right social network not only reduces start-up risk, but…

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SEJ Paper Development Workshop at San Francisco State University, April 20, 2024

The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ), in collaboration with San Francisco State University, will offer a paper development workshop (PDW) on Saturday, April 20, 2024. SEJ is a leading entrepreneurship journal publishing influential work on entrepreneurship and innovation.

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SEJ Paper Development Workshop at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, February 22-23, 2024

The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ), in collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, will offer a paper development workshop (PDW) in Hong Kong on Thursday & Friday, February 22-23, 2024.

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Are Family Businesses Friendlier to Female Leadership?

Decades of entrepreneurship research has depicted women CEOs as poorer performers, citing statistics that female-led businesses have slower growth rates and lower profits. Many experts criticize this interpretation—arguing that growth…

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Growth mindset training enhances entrepreneurial programs by 50%

Individuals who receive growth mindset training display greater initiative in entrepreneurial business growth, thanks to the newfound confidence they gain to apply learned business principles effectively. According to a new…

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Why Big Businesses Struggle to Hire Entrepreneurs

Despite the rhetoric from CEOs about the importance of recruiting for innovation, entrepreneurs face an established hiring bias. According to a recent study in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, recruiters are…

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