Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge-Based Global Economy

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge-Based Global Economy

Neeta Baporikar (University of Pune, India)
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Release Date: October, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 607
ISBN13: 9781466687981|ISBN10: 1466687983|EISBN13: 9781466687998|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8798-1


The rapid rise of knowledge-based economies has revolutionized the perceptions and practices of globalized business. Recent developments in engineering, electronics, and biotechnology have expanded the very definition of entrepreneurship in today’s international market, weaving discussions of enhanced connectivity and communication, environmental sustainability, and government policy changes into a complex, multidimensional conversation.

The Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge-Based Global Economy provides a comprehensive survey of the most recent developments in the field of entrepreneurship, highlighting their effects on information technology, business networking, knowledge production, distribution, and organization. This timely publication features extensive coverage of the fast-developing entrepreneurial field, illuminating recent technological, social, and strategic innovations in language that is accessible for a worldwide audience of business educators, researchers, and students.

This authoritative text showcases research-based articles on entrepreneurship for knowledge economies; academic entrepreneurship; women and entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship education; organizational learning ability; innovations in industry, agriculture, and management; and the evolution of a new, all-inclusive corporate culture.

Topics Covered

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

  • Academic Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Culture
  • Entrepreneurship Education and Training
  • Inclusive Entrepreneurship
  • Lean Development
  • Organizational Structure
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Crowdsourcing
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship

Reviews and Testimonials

Editor Neeta Baporikar presents readers with a collection of expert contributions on recent developments in the field of entrepreneurship and developments in information technology, business networking, and knowledge production, distribution, and organization. The twenty-one contributions that make up the main body of the text are organized in four parts devoted to entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship practice and global implications, entrepreneurship in knowledge economies, and case studies related to entrepreneurship in knowledge economies.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Neeta Baporikar is a Professor in the area of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD in Management, an MBA (Distinction), and a Law (Hons.) degree. With more than two and a half decades of industry, consultancy, training, research, and academic experience, she is an Accredited Management Teacher, Qualified Trainer, Doctoral Guide, External Reviewer, Oman Academic Accreditation Authority, and Board Member of Academics and Selection Committee in accredited B-Schools. At the University of Pune, she supervises doctoral research students and collaborates on multidisciplinary research projects with academic/industry associates. Dr. Baporikar has traveled widely across India and abroad for professional and academic assignments. Prior to this, she was Head of Scientific Research, CAS Ministry of Higher Education Oman. A reviewer for many international journals, she has to her credit several referred publications. An established author in the area of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management, and Higher Education, her books are widely read and recommended by leading universities/institutes in India and abroad. Dr. Baporikar has been honored with a D. Sc. in Management Studies by the International University of Contemporary Studies, USA in 2009 and was listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2010 and onwards.