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|Academic Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation: A Business Management Perspective
Anna Szopa, Waldemar Karwowski, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos.
In the ever changing scientific word, Academic entrepreneurship has emerged as a new and growing field. Referring to the creation and management of an environment for active support of knowledge exploitation and transfer, Academic entrepreneurship aims to encourage entrepreneurial behavior in the...
Social E-Enterprise: Value Creation through ICT
Teresa Torres-Coronas, María Arántzazu Vidal-Blasco.
As the importance of the social sector has increased in recent years, utilizing social enterprise aids in the development of knowledge, research, and practices in order to achieve an organizations’ goals. Therefore, an understanding of ICT implementation in regards to social enterprise is crucial for...
Introduction to Academic Entrepreneurship
The aim of the chapter is to provide practitioners and researchers, who wish to investigate academic entrepreneurship in details, with the basic characteristics of the phenomenon as an introduction to further exploration. As university entrepreneurship is rooted in the broader entrepreneurship theory...
Critical Review of Academic Entrepreneurship in India
Academic Entrepreneurship in the last three decades has risen to greater heights. There are various reasons, too. India’s education sector has been undergoing sea changes in these decades. Every state has been opening up, and there has been a plethora of institutions established. In the process, India...
Entrepreneurship Education at Mtech, University of Maryland
James V. Green, David F. Barbe.
As universities recognize that an entrepreneurial education is an enabler, entrepreneurship is increasingly recognized as higher education’s ally. Today, more than 5,000 entrepreneurship courses are offered in over 2,000 college and universities in the United States (U.S.) (Kauffman, 2009)....
Business Process Modeling: A Practical Introduction to Academic Entrepreneurship
This chapter presents an innovative methodology used by me for teaching a class entitled “Process Management” at the Faculty of Management and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University. The lecture provides students with insights into the BPM theory and use of a BPM-dedicated IT tool – ADONIS...
Universities’ Role as Catalysts for Venture Creation
Thomas O’Neal, Henriette Schoen.
Universities are being asked to play an increasingly larger role in communities as catalysts for venture creation. Some universities have embraced taking an active role, often filling gaps in the local entrepreneurial environment, to induce venture creation. This chapter discusses the role the...
Technology Intelligence Systems in Industry and Academic Networks
Rebecca De Coster, Scott Phillips.
High technology firms are under many competitive pressures, which necessitates ongoing innovation and new product development. In this chapter, the early stages of the innovation process, where it is unclear which technologies have the potential to prevail and take hold in a sector, are examined....
Formal Technology Transfer in Context: The Case of Publicly Funded Universities
Johan Bruneel, Nathalie Moray, Bart Clarysse.
Collaboration between science and industry and the technology transfer activities of universities have been argued to be crucial in the development and sustainability of a competitive knowledge-based economy. Previous studies have mainly focused on indicators such as patents, license income and...
Creating and Managing an Innovation Ecosystem
Dhrubes Biswas, Bhaskar Bhowmick.
Research reveals that Innovation ecosystem model successfully focuses on value creation for customers and other stakeholders in the ecosystem. The elements in the ecosystem adapt to the environmental changes and reconfigure based on the knowledge base created. The use of ICT platforms has added...
Framework Entrepreneurship Process
José Adriano Gomes Pires, Francisco José García Peñalvo, Jorge Humberto Marinho Sampaio, Rosa María Martínez Vázquez.
The thematic of entrepreneurship has assumed a great importance in recent times and is regarded by the governments of all countries as a lever for economic and social development of nations. Entrepreneurship is generally recognized by the process that leads to the creation of companies, and...
The E-Learning Cycle and Continuous Improvement for E-Entrepreneurs
Andrew Creed, Ambika Zutshi.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the integration of learning, continuous improvement and innovation theories as a basis for enhancing the education of e-entrepreneurs. Conceptual development of emerging interdisciplinary literature is combined with example analysis to develop the Circle of...
Measuring E-Marketing Mix Elements for Online Business
Sam Kin Meng, Chris Chatwin.
E-marketing strategy is normally based and built upon the traditional 4 P’s (Product, Price, Promotion, and Place) that forms the classic marketing mix; e-marketing’s uniqueness is created using a series of specific and relational functions that are combined with the 4P’s to form the e-marketing mix...
Discovering Key Factors in ERP Implementation through Success and Failure Cases
In the last two decades, ERP Systems became vital in the organizations. It is not enough to find out the appropriate ERP system for the company, to resolve the problems completely. The success of an ERP system is dependent on the performance of the ERP installation project. In this paper, at the...
IT Project Selection using Fuzzy Real Option Optimization Model
Shashank Pushkar, Prity Kumari, Akhileshwar Mishra.
Optimal selection of interdependent IT and e-business projects for funding in multi-period has been challenging in the framework of Real Option analysis. This paper presents a mathematical model to optimize the fuzzy Option value for multi-stage portfolio of such projects. A fuzzy Option model is used...
Modern Entrepreneurship and E-Business Innovations
Technology has emerged as an important component in businesses and organizations by allowing for modern innovations through the internet and other information and communication technologies.Modern Entrepreneurship and E-Business Innovations provides advanced knowledge of e-entrepreneurship and...
Social and Solidarity Economy Web Information Systems: State of the Art
Mariana Curado Malta, Ana Alice Baptista.
This chapter presents the state-of-the-art on interoperability developments for the social and solidarity economy web based information systems. A search on the bibliographic databases showed that there are no articles on interoperability initiatives on the social and solidarity economy, so it was...
Business Intelligence Tools for Social e-Enterprises
Social enterprises can tackle a wide range of social and environmental issues and contribute to economic growth but they also benefit people and the planet. However, social enterprises face particular difficulties, in order to be financial sustainable and get their social mission accomplished in a...
Appreciating Rapid Technology Integration in Creating Value in Enterprises
Mambo G. Mupepi, Sylvia C. Mupepi.
The primary objective of this chapter is about innovation within specific social organizations, which compacts with the division of labor, knowledge creation, and the use of technology such as e-enterprise in social economy aimed at improving productivity. A significant proportion of the world’s...
Capacity Building for Different Abilities Using ICT
Ina Freeman, Aiofe Freeman.
Social enterprises are expected to contribute to the well-being of society. One way this is done is through assisting individuals to become productive citizens. For those enterprises that work with individuals with disabilities, this is accomplished through education and assistance with various daily...
Telework as a Driver of the Third Sector and its Networks
Angel Belzunegui-Eraso, Amaya Erro-Garcés, Inmaculada Pastor-Gosálbez.
This chapter examines the role of telework as a driving force behind third sector activities and in the creation of networks and links between organizations in that sector. Telework as a tool has generated considerable change in the traditional organization of work. Its effectiveness lies in its...