Macroentrepreneurship : an expanded contact for entrepreneurship

Briggs, Maxwell (2009) Macroentrepreneurship : an expanded contact for entrepreneurship. In Proceedings of 14th Biennial World Marketing Congress : Marketing in Transition : Scarcity, Globalism, and Sustainability, Oslo School of Management, Oslo.


The purpose if this paper is to show how entrepreneurial practices can be applied at macro level by industry and government bodies, particularly to identify opportunity areas in target industries and thereby promote new business ventures that best serve the economy and society. A new macro context is argued for entrepreneurial activity based on marketing and entrepreneurship principles, and their specialization areas or social and societal marketing, macromarketing and social entrepreneurship. An example of government and industry involvement in industry opportunity identification is outlines to demonstrate macro level entrepreneurial activity, showing how, in the same way that macromarketing seeks to address the bigger issues and the links between marketing systems and society, so too can entrepreneurship use this perspective to achieve its aims and contribute more effectively to the betterment of society. This paper makes and original contribution by demonstrating a new, expanded context for entrepreneurship's scholarly domain and its practice, showing how its key concepts can be effectively applied at industry level to provide a catalyst for development.

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ID Code: 30385
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Societal Marketing, Opportunity Identification
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing not elsewhere classified (150599)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations) (150503)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 11 Feb 2010 22:48
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:05

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