Born unfinished : boundaries of bricolage effectiveness

Senyard, Julienne M., Powell Brown, Erin, Davidsson, Per, & Steffens, Paul R. (2013) Born unfinished : boundaries of bricolage effectiveness. In Davidsson, Per (Ed.) Conference Proceedings: Australia Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Exchange Conference 2013, Australia Centre for Entrepreneurship, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD.

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In this paper, we present initial results of an inductive, longitudinal case study of four firms that applied bricolage behaviors during resource constraints in firm emergence. Building on these cases, we discuss and extend existing research in bricolage theories by investigating how bricolage enables or hinders progress within firm creation. We explore the factors that places limits on the use of bricolage effectiveness during emergence. Specifically, in this paper, we discuss the impact of commitment and attention on bricolage effectiveness and how these influences may shape attempts to further progress and continue despite the resource constraints entrepreneurs often face in venture creation processes.

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ID Code: 59474
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: Boundaries, Bricolage, Effectiveness, Entrepreneurship
ISBN: 978-­‐1-­‐921897-­‐55-­‐9
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 (please consult the authors).
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2013 07:12
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2016 19:51

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