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Unfolding the role of team diversity in the entrepreneurial process

Kakarika, Maria and Biniari, Marina and Souitaris, Vangelis (2011) Unfolding the role of team diversity in the entrepreneurial process. In: EUROMED Conference, 2011-10-19 - 2011-10-22, Crete. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Although research on entrepreneurial team diversity has recently emerged,t findings have been inconclusive. We argue that the way entrepreneurship scholars approach diversity can benefit from examining three important diversity types: separation, variety, and disparity. We examine the meaning, shape, and assumptions underlying each type and the implications of diversity for key aspects of the entrepreneurial process as occurring at different stages of the development of an entrepreneurial team. We conclude by discussing future research directions, in order to enhance theory development and address inconsistencies in previous research.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 35190
Keywords: entrepreneurship , entrepreneurship education , teams, team diversity, Commerce
Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Hunter Centre For Entrepreneurship
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2011 11:55
Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 19:32
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/35190

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