Two Papers on Entrepreneurship

27 March 2007 at 9:18 pm 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

Joe Salerno, “The Entrepreneur: Real and Imagined.” Contrasts Kirzner’s concept of the pure entrepreneur, an agent who possesses superior alertness to profit opportunities but himself owns no resources, with an alternative concept of the entrepreneur as property owner, a concept with equally strong roots in the Austrian tradition. Complements the Knightian approach emphasized in several of these papers.

Steve Phelan, “Entrepreneurship as Expectations Management.” Starting from the resource-based view of the firm, explores how firms can influence market participants’ beliefs about the value of resources it possesses. An interesting attempt to integrate entrepreneurship into the RBV.

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