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Strategies, uncertainty and performance of small business startups

  • Marco van Gelderen
  • Roy Thurik
  • Micheal Frese

Beschrijving van een model dat gebruikt wordt voor de vraag welke strategische technieken worden toegepast in relatie tot onzekerheid en de mate van succes van de ondernemer. Het nieuw ontwikkelde model onderscheidt verschillende strategische technieken zoals reactive, critical point, complete planning, opportunistic en habit. Slecht presterende ondernemers blijken de reactieve strategie te volgen. Goed presterende ondernemers beginnen vaak met een 'critical point'-strategie, terwijl in een later stadium een complete planningsstrategie wordt gevolgd. Complete planning wordt veelal gebruikt in een complexe omgeving en niet in een snel-veranderende omgeving. Een complexe omgeving leidt zelden tot een opportunistische planningsstrategie. Dit zijn enkele van de resultaten die zijn behaald met een dataset van 50 Amsterdamse ondernemers, die daadwerkelijk gestart zijn met hun onderneming.

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Paper provided by EIM Business and Policy Research in its series Scales Research Reports with number H200001.

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Length: 72 pages
Date of creation: 22 Jun 2000
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Handle: RePEc:eim:papers:h200001
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