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The entrepreneurial process: An institutional perspective


  • Ahmadi, Ahmad

    () (Department of Business Administration, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Göteborg University)


The aim of this paper is to discuss the process of development of the firm in interaction with its institutional environment, which I call the entrepreneurial process. This can be studied in three phases, i.e. initiating phase, establishment phase and growth phase. I am going to present a model, describing the entrepreneurial process and try to explain the co-relation and interaction between economic performance, formal institutions and informal constraints. I will first describe some institutional factors, second, a theoretical discussion; while also presenting a model. Third, accounts of two companies. Analysis,discussion, and conclusions appear in part four.

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  • Ahmadi, Ahmad, 2003. "The entrepreneurial process: An institutional perspective," FE rapport 2003-396, University of Gothenburg, Department of Business Administration.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhb:gunwba:2003_396

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    1. Henrekson, Magnus, 2001. "Institutionella förutsättningar för entreprenörskap och företagstillväxt," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 421, Stockholm School of Economics.
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    The entrepreneurial process; entrepreneurship; institutions; informal and formal institutional theory; organization; culture; structure; the enterprise development process; enterprise growth phases; growth and institutions;

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