Strategic entrepreneurship in New Zealand's state-owned enterprises : underlying elements and financial implications

Luke, Belinda G. (2010) Strategic entrepreneurship in New Zealand's state-owned enterprises : underlying elements and financial implications. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany.

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The concept of strategic entrepreneurship has received increased attention over the past ten yeras. Viewed as the intersection of entrepreneurship and strategy this field of research is populated by conceptual studies which focus mainly on the nature and perceived benefits of strategic entrepreneurship. Similarly the study of entrepreneurship in a public sector context has gained increasing support in recent years but also remains underexplored. To address these gaps this thesis considers : what are the underlying elements and financial implications of strategic entrepreneurship in New Zealand's state-owned enterprises, New Zealand's SOE sector comprising 17 government-owned,commercially focused organisations, is considered to be a prime subject for this research. Well known for their implementation of new public management, many New Zealand SOEs have also been publicly recognised as both innovative and entrepreneurial. The research question is addressed by first developing a preliminary framework of strategic entrepreneurship from literature on entrepreneurhsip and strategy. The framework is then examined in the context of case studies on activity.

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ID Code: 39163
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 317p
Keywords: Entrepreneurship, New Zealand, SOEs
ISBN: 9783838358796
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
Deposited On: 13 Dec 2010 03:02
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2016 15:07

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