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Entrepreneurial Teams in New Venture Creation: A Research Agenda


  • Judith B. Kamm
  • Jeffrey C. Shuman
  • John A. Seeger
  • Aaron J. Nurick


Although new ventures are commonly started by entrepreneurial teams, relatively little has been written about the process of effectively assembling and maintaining them. Systematic, descriptive research is needed to define the dimensions of entrepreneurial teams, to identify the costs and problems of assembling teams, and to identify successful strategies for resolving the problems.

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  • Judith B. Kamm & Jeffrey C. Shuman & John A. Seeger & Aaron J. Nurick, 1990. "Entrepreneurial Teams in New Venture Creation: A Research Agenda," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, , vol. 14(4), pages 7-17, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:entthe:v:14:y:1990:i:4:p:7-17
    DOI: 10.1177/104225879001400403

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