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Entrepreneurial learning: Researching the interface between learning and the entrepreneurial context

Leitch, Claire and Harrison, Richard (2005) Entrepreneurial learning: Researching the interface between learning and the entrepreneurial context. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 29 (4). pp. 351-371. ISSN 1042-2587

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Abstract

The context for the research presented in this article arises from increasing interest, by academics and practitioners, in the importance of learning and knowledge in the knowledge-based economy. In particular, we consider the scope for applying concepts of learning within the field of entrepreneurship. While it has gained currency within the field of management, the application of these concepts to entrepreneurship has been limited. In this Introduction to the Special Issue, we review the development of the field of entrepreneurship as a context for the emergence of learning as an area of scholarly attention, summarize a number of key themes emerging from the organizational learning literature, and outline the article selection process and summarize the key elements of each of the included articles. The article concludes with some reflections on future research at the interface between learning and the entrepreneurial context.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Learning & Leadership
ID Code: 55488
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2012 10:15
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:42
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/55488

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