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Developing a conceptual framework of strategic entrepreneurship

Luke, Belinda G., Kearins, Kate , & Verreynne, Martie-Louise (2011) Developing a conceptual framework of strategic entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 17(3), pp. 314-337.

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Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine the integration of entrepreneurship and strategy to develop a conceptual framework of strategic entrepreneurship. The framework is developed through an analysis of theory and refined through an examination of practice.

Design/methodology/approach: This framework is considered in the context of potentially entrepreneurial and strategic activity undertaken by 12 of the 17 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) operating in New Zealand in 2006-2007. Based on a review of documents, observation, and interviews with SOE executives, cases of 12 SOE activities were analysed to compare and contrast strategic entrepreneurship in practice.

Findings: The findings reveal distinct elements within the four activities classified as strategic entrepreneurship, activities, such as leveraging from core skills and resources from a strategic perspective, and innovation from an entrepreneurial perspective.

Originality/value: This study is one of the first to examine the nature of strategic entrepreneurship in practice and the associated financial returns.

Impact and interest:

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ID Code: 46068
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Entrepreneurs, New Zealand, Management strategy, Public sector organizations, Accountability, State-owned Enterprises, Strategic Entrepreneurship
DOI: 10.1108/13552551111130736
ISSN: 1355-2554
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > ACCOUNTING AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY (150100) > Accounting Auditing and Accountability not elsewhere classified (150199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Deposited On: 21 Sep 2011 08:55
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2011 08:55

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