Entrepreneurial Orientation and Opportunities for Global Economic Growth

Entrepreneurial Orientation and Opportunities for Global Economic Growth

Orlando Lima Rua (Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal)
Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781522569428|ISBN10: 1522569421|EISBN13: 9781522569435|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6942-8


Developments in the global economy have drastically transformed traditional businesses and trading systems. New communications and computing technology have not only opened global trade but have also provided customers with more choices and transparent supply alternatives. As such, modern firms are forced to adapt effective strategies that allow them to stay competitive in a global economy.

Entrepreneurial Orientation and Opportunities for Global Economic Growth provides innovative insights into the present-day trends and applications of entrepreneurship and innovation in relation to different countries’ economic and social development. The content within this publication encompasses topics including female entrepreneurship, internationalization, and social development. It is a vital reference source for policymakers, economists, academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, business students, managers, and stakeholders seeking coverage on topics centered on adopting and implementing entrepreneurship in a modern setting.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Digital Marketing
  • Economic Development
  • Female Entrepreneurship
  • Firm Growth
  • Internationalization
  • Public Sector
  • Resource Acquisition
  • Social Development
  • Social Entrepreneurs
  • Startups
  • Venture Capital

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Orlando Rua is an Adjunct Professor of Management at the Porto Accounting and Business School (ISCAP) of the Polytechnic of Porto (Portugal). Researcher at Center for Organizational and Social Studies (CEOS.PP) (Polytechnic of Porto – ISCAP) and at Management Applied Research Unit (UNIAG) of the Association of Polytechnic Institutes of Northern Portugal (APNOR). He holds a PhD in Economics and Management. His major subjects are entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy. His papers have been published in several relevant international journals and scientific conferences.