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Entrepreneurial learning dynamics in knowledge intensive enterprises

Entrepreneurial learning dynamics in knowledge intensive enterprises

The articles published in this special issue are organized according to the theoretical framework of Entrepreneurial Learning Dynamics for knowledge intensive enterprises presented in the previous section. In particular, the special issue contains theoretical, conceptual and empirical contributions investigating the role of dynamic entrepreneurial learning process as happening in different entrepreneurial context of knowledge intensive enterprises. Questions of interest include:

What are the organizational factors supporting the development of entrepreneurial learning for the renewal of a knowledge intensive enterprise?

What are the types of entrepreneurial learning that take place at individual and/or collective level in knowledge intensive enterprises?

How does learning take place in knowledge intensive enterprises through employees’ engagement in relation to entrepreneurial activities?

What are the organizational conditions promoting or hampering entrepreneurial learning?

What kind of entrepreneurial learning processes are more relevant in the different phases of entrepreneurial development (design, launch, and growth of new venture) in a knowledge intensive enterprise?

The authors contributing to the special issue address different perspectives for analyzing the entrepreneurial learning in different context including the start-up and the new ventures, the incumbent enterprise and finally a more extended view covering the entrepreneurial learning happening in clusters and network. The papers adopt a mix of qualitative and quantitative methodology that is necessary to deepen the understanding of the interplay between the processes of entrepreneurial in knowledge intensive enterprises where the role of learning is more relevant. They contribute to shed light on the future perspectives of entrepreneurship as a learning process, moving ahead the research from different perspectives: the entrepreneurial learning processes and the ontological dimension of the entrepreneurial learning.


Activating entrepreneurial learning processes for transforming university students’ idea into entrepreneurial practices,Deconstructing conflict: understanding family business, shared wealth and power,Entrepreneurial learning and innovation: the critical role of team-level learning for the evolution of innovation capabilities in technology-based ventures,Entrepreneurial learning dynamics in knowledge-intensive enterprises,Entrepreneurial learning through online social networking in high-tech startups,Entrepreneurial learning: peripherality and connectedness,How to get published in the best entrepreneurship journals - a guide to steer your academic career,Learning by failure vs learning by habits: entrepreneurial learning micro-strategies as determinants of the emergence of co-located entrepreneurial networks,Learning styles of entrepreneurs in knowledge-intensive industries,Networks and entrepreneurial learning: coping with difficulties,Place-based network organizations and embedded entrepreneurial learning: emerging paths to sustainability,Prior exposure to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial beliefs,Section Header,Start-up competitions as learning environment to foster the entrepreneurial process,To leave or not? The impact of family support and cognitive appraisals on venture exit intention

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