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Collective Action And Market Formation: An Integrative Framework, Brandon Lee, Jeroen Struben, Christopher B. Bingham 2018 McGill University

Collective Action And Market Formation: An Integrative Framework, Brandon Lee, Jeroen Struben, Christopher B. Bingham

Brandon Lee


While extant research places collective action at the heart of market formation, it provides little understanding about when and to what extent collective action is important. In this paper, we develop a novel theoretical framework detailing what collective action problems and solutions arise in market formation and under what conditions. Our framework centers on the development of market infrastructure with three key factors that influence the nature and extent of collective action problems: perceived returns to contributions, excludability, and contribution substitutability. We apply our framework to diverse market formation contexts and derive a fresh set of attendant propositions. Finally, we ...


Identifying Cross-Country Key Drivers Of Social Entrepreneurial Activity, Cris Bravo 2018 University of San Diego

Identifying Cross-Country Key Drivers Of Social Entrepreneurial Activity, Cris Bravo

Dissertations

Governmental and philanthropic efforts alone are not sufficient to eradicate poverty. The world needs new frameworks that enable sustainable development by integrating the economic, social and environmental dimensions, and social entrepreneurship is of great interest because it has the capacity for facilitating societal change by fostering innovative ways to address social inequality, unemployment, and climate change. Precisely because social entrepreneurship lays at the intersection of the business and nonprofit worlds, it is a complex phenomenon, and there are many unknowns regarding how the convergence of these dimensions can be understood and managed at cross-national levels.

To investigate this phenomenon, this ...


Undeclared Economic Activities Of Croatian Companies Findings From A Representative Survey Of 521 Companies, Colin C. Williams 2017 University of Sheffield

Undeclared Economic Activities Of Croatian Companies Findings From A Representative Survey Of 521 Companies, Colin C. Williams

Colin C Williams

This report presents the findings of a survey on undeclared economic practices undertaken by Croatian companies. In order to obtain the rigorous evidence on undeclared work in Croatia, we previously investigated citizens’ experiences with undeclared work and the practice of envelope wages. With this representative survey of 521 companies, we focus on frequency of company engagement in the undeclared economy.


Resources That Predict Microbusinesses Winning A U.S. Government Contract, James Marshall Ensign 2017 Walden University

Resources That Predict Microbusinesses Winning A U.S. Government Contract, James Marshall Ensign

James Ensign

The U.S. Government (USG) sets aside $133 billion annually to procure goods and services from small businesses. To increase efficiency and effectiveness, the USG employs e-commerce procedures that continually change, forcing small and microbusiness owners (MBO) to learn new technical skills. This continuum of change is adversely affecting MBO who lack technical skills. The purpose of this correlational study was to determine whether a relationship existed between the independent variables of formal training consisting of third party providers, consultants, and higher education (INTM); previous federal employment (PFE); and government-sponsored training (GST) and the dependent variable of MBO winning a ...


Newsroom: From Farm To School 09-21-2017, Jill Rodrigues, Roger Williams University School of Law 2017 Roger Williams University

Newsroom: From Farm To School 09-21-2017, Jill Rodrigues, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Financing Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises In Thailand: The Importance Of Bank Loans And Financing Diversification, Harri Ramcharran 2017 University of Akron

Financing Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises In Thailand: The Importance Of Bank Loans And Financing Diversification, Harri Ramcharran

The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

Bank loans are the main sources of financing the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) sector of the Thai economy. This sector contributes to about 37% GDP and employs about 80% of the labor force. Recent data indicate a decline in bank lending; this necessitates the efficient use of available funds and strategies to diversify SME financing. Using data from 2007 – 2014, we analyze the performance of this sector by applying several measures of productivity. We find average productivity to be greater than one for: (a) SME output per unit of SME and (b) SME output per Baht loan. This satisfactory ...


Application Of New Theory In Entrepreneurship: Social Coginition, Ryan Matthews Dr., Kelly R. Hall, Lucy Matthews 2017 Stetson University

Application Of New Theory In Entrepreneurship: Social Coginition, Ryan Matthews Dr., Kelly R. Hall, Lucy Matthews

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Developing A Model For Entrepreneurs: Niche Tourism And Consumer Typologies, Michelle B. Kunz, Janet M. Ratliff 2017 Morehead State University

Developing A Model For Entrepreneurs: Niche Tourism And Consumer Typologies, Michelle B. Kunz, Janet M. Ratliff

Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings

No abstract provided.


Networking During Strategic Change In Small Organizations, Louis Grabowski, Lars Mathiassen 2017 Georgia State University

Networking During Strategic Change In Small Organizations, Louis Grabowski, Lars Mathiassen

Engaged Management ReView

Managers recognize change as their number one challenge with the vast majority of their initiatives ending in failure. Managers of small organizations are particularly challenged because these organizations have limited resources and they are particularly vulnerable to environmental dynamics. Against this backdrop, we conducted a qualitative, longitudinal study into a small organization that struggled with strategic change over a seven-year period. We draw on concepts from Actor Network Theory to reveal the importance of effective, conscious, and proactive networking with internal stakeholders and with the powerful, external players upon which small organizations depend. This perspective also emphasizes that managers must ...


Intellectual Property And Competition, Herbert J. Hovenkamp 2017 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Intellectual Property And Competition, Herbert J. Hovenkamp

Faculty Scholarship

A legal system that relies on private property rights to promote economic development must consider that profits can come from two different sources. First, both competition under constant technology and innovation promote economic growth by granting many of the returns to the successful developer. Competition and innovation both increase output, whether measured by quantity or quality. Second, however, profits can come from practices that reduce output, in some cases by reducing quantity, or in others by reducing innovation.

IP rights and competition policy were traditionally regarded as in conflict. IP rights create monopoly, which was thought to be inimical to ...


7 Habits Of High Effective People Book Review, Ian Bristol Whatcott 2017 Brigham Young University

7 Habits Of High Effective People Book Review, Ian Bristol Whatcott

Marriott Student Review

A book review of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.


Book Review: The Fearless Mind By Dr. Craig Manning, Kylan Rutherford 2017 Brigham Young University

Book Review: The Fearless Mind By Dr. Craig Manning, Kylan Rutherford

Marriott Student Review

A review of Dr. Craig Manning's The Fearless Mind. Manning provides understanding of and strategies for high mental performance. With a sports psychology background, he provides concrete examples that can be applied in any setting, be it on the field, in school, or at the office.


Option B Book Review, Shelby J. Anderson 2017 Brigham Young University

Option B Book Review, Shelby J. Anderson

Marriott Student Review

Review of "Option B."


Originals, Tanner Hafen 2017 Brigham Young University

Originals, Tanner Hafen

Marriott Student Review

A book review of Adam Grant's Originals.


Faculty Interview With Scott Petersen, Jacob Thorpe 2017 Brigham Young University

Faculty Interview With Scott Petersen, Jacob Thorpe

Marriott Student Review

Scott Petersen serves as the Director of the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU. He is a remarkable man with an impressive resume. Nonetheless he is humble and selfless, always looking to lift and elevate others. This is an interview with him, discussing what he views to be vital in budding business people as well in life in general.


Where Are The Women Of Silicon Slopes?, Wyatt Pagano 2017 Brigham Young University

Where Are The Women Of Silicon Slopes?, Wyatt Pagano

Marriott Student Review

No abstract provided.


Standing Out: Women In The Marriott School, Shelby J. Anderson 2017 Brigham Young University

Standing Out: Women In The Marriott School, Shelby J. Anderson

Marriott Student Review

No abstract provided.


Unsung Hero Of The Tanner - Tina Ashby, Elisabeth J. Andersen 2017 Brigham Young University

Unsung Hero Of The Tanner - Tina Ashby, Elisabeth J. Andersen

Marriott Student Review

Tina Ashby's work in the Finance Department at BYU is applauded.


Market Analysis, Management Consulting, And Miscommunication, Brian W. Stout 2017 Brigham Young University

Market Analysis, Management Consulting, And Miscommunication, Brian W. Stout

Marriott Student Review

This article attempts to inform the audience of the importance of market analysis in management consulting. The article states that consulting firms can utilize the power of market analysis as they commit to understand technology, collaborate with researchers to conduct action research, and align market strategies within the consulting firm. This article concludes that by doing these steps consulting firms will lead in their market.


The Perks Of Being A Young Professional, Elisabeth J. Andersen 2017 Brigham Young University

The Perks Of Being A Young Professional, Elisabeth J. Andersen

Marriott Student Review

Perks and company culture can improve employee satisfaction and the ability to achieve work/life balance. The trends and issues a young professional should look for when finding a job are discussed.


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