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Título: Clustering entrepreneurship aspirations: innovation, growth and international orientation of activities
Autor: Nunes, Alcina
Balsa, Carlos
Palavras-chave: Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial aspiration indicators
Innovation
Growth expectations
International orientation
Cluster analysis
Data: 2013
Editora: Inderscience Publishers
Citação: Nunes, Alcina; Balsa, Carlos (2013) - Clustering entrepreneurship aspirations: innovation, growth and international orientation of activities. International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development. ISSN 1753-0679. 5, p. 165-178
Resumo: It is sometimes argued that nations differ in their underlying entrepreneurial spirit. So, in recent years, more researchers started being interested in the analysis of entrepreneurship across regions. Associated with entrepreneurship comes the concept of innovation. Innovation allows the creation of new firms and/or ensures the survival of the existing ones, and in both cases, generates growth. Applying the statistical technique of cluster analysis to a country dataset gathered by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) this paper groups countries into four clusters regarding their entrepreneurial activity and the aspirations of national entrepreneurs concerning innovation, business growth and international orientation of their activities. This is particularly important not only because the achievement of a relevant national entrepreneurship rate depends on the social and economic business environment but also because it is not known if there are particular regions where the entrepreneurial activity is characterised by special patterns of entrepreneurship aspirations.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/10374
DOI: 10.1504/IJIRD.2013.055235
ISSN: 1753-0679
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