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The cutting edge : innovation and entrepreneurship in New Europe

Author: Ruta Aidis; Friederike Welter
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2008.
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Containing case studies from eight EU member countries, this book looks at the ability of entrepreneurs to develop innovative firms in an environment of turbulent social and economic change. It also elucidates the individual characteristics of the entrepreneur that create an enabling context for innovative behaviour to develop and grow.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cutting edge.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2008
(OCoLC)186976366
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruta Aidis; Friederike Welter
ISBN: 9781848441217 1848441215 9781845429744 1845429745 1281779660 9781281779663
OCLC Number: 232608055
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 178 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction / Ruta Aidis and Friederike Welter --
2. Dekonta: a post-Velvet Revolution fairy tale of diversification and internationalization / Kate Bishop --
3. 'Matter-of-fact' entrepreneurship: FILKAB Joint Slock Company, Bulgaria / Tatiana S. Manolova --
4. Regio --
a 'learned-global' knowledge company: a case from Estonia / Tonis Mets --
5. The case of Prohardver, a stop-gap business in Hungary: a real enterprise or a trial test of strength for a young, talented intellectual? / Agnes Tibor --
6. Our future looks even more promising! The case of Libra Holding in Lithuania / Ruta Aidis --
7. Taking advantage of transition: the case of Safety Ltd in Latvia / Amis Sauka and Friederike Welter --
8. Being entrepreneurial in Poland: new conditions, new opportunities, new undertakings / Anna Rogut and Kazimierz Kubiak --
9. Seaway: building boats in Slovenia / Daniel Shapiro, Ales Vahcic and Lisa Papania.
Responsibility: edited by Ruta Aidis and Friederike Welter.
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