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The Conference Proceedings 2006

The proceedings book brings a selection of the papers presented at the International Conference 'Entrepreneurship in United Europe Challenges and Opportunities' held in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria, on 13 - 17 September 2006.

The leading topics are SME policy, innovation, growth and leadership, social entrepreneurship and social responsibility, entrepreneurship education and training, entrepreneurship development in the EU member and candidate countries.

Besides papers of recognised researchers, the book includes also papers of young promising researchers, doctoral students and students.

The Table of Contents

PLENARY SESSION

Experience Design Management as Creation of Identity Economies. Reflections from Periphery on Entrepreneurial Designs in Tourism
Antti Haahti

Entrepreneurial Growth in Mature Industries
Massimo Merlino, Michael Fattore

Innovation – Necessary Conditions for SME’s Competitiveness in an Integrated Europe
Anna Rogut, Bogdan Piasecki

Challenges of the EU Accession Process to Bulgarian Entrepreneurs and Managers: in Search of Possible Solutions
Kiril Todorov

SME POLICY AND PROMOTION

Toward a More Pronounced SME Policy Framework
J. Hanns Pichler

Foreign Direct Investment and SME Development: Some Policy Issues for Transition and Developing Countries
David Smallbone

The Creativity to Sustain Entrepreneurship of the Textile-Clothing Sector in Campania Region: the Promotion of Three Suitable Strategic Lines
Eugenio Corti, Rosa Luisa Ragoldi, Rita Ilenia Torello

INNOVATION, GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Case Croatia
Dragica Karajić, Tomislav Lneniček, Marijan Cingula

Methods for Association of the Strategic Choice with Key Resources and Results Management of SMEs
Nikola Dimitrov, Tsvetana Stoyanova

Logistics Aspects of Managing a Small Growing Business
Valerija Bublić, Ivan Šmid, Tomislav Štruk

Fostering Intrapreneurship as an Element of Organisational Culture. Realistic Prospect or Seductive Promise? Some Thoughts on the Usages of the Concept of Intrapreneurship
Philippos Papadopoulos

Specificity of Leadership Behaviour in Growing High-tech SMEs
Kiril Todorov

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Essay on the Nature of Entrepreneurship Education
Alain Fayolle, Narjisse Lassas-Clerc

The Development of Entrepreneurs Based upon Entrepreneurial Competencies:
The “Jóvenes con Empresa” Program
Rodrigo Varela, Olga Lucía Bedoya Arturo

Training Firms as a Place for Learning Entrepreneurial Mindsets –
15 Years of Experience from Bulgarian High Schools
Goranka Nedeva

SOCIAL ECONOMY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY

The Social Economy: Its Nature, Purpose and Characteristics
Ken O’Neill

Entrepreneurial Social Responsibility and Business System Security
Marijan Cingula, Josip Taradi

SME DEVELOPMENT IN THE EU COUNTRIES

Preparing for Entrepreneurship in Structural Transformation of Economy –
Lessons learned from Sweden
Yvonne von Friedrichs Grängsjö

Small Family Business in the Czech Republic
Vojtěch Koráb

Self-employment as a Kind of Entrepreneurial Activity in Latvia
Irina Kuzmina

SME DEVELOPMENT IN THE EU CANDIDATE COUNTRIES

European Integration and Its Strategic Consequences for Production SMEs in Bulgaria
Atanas Damyanov, Dragomir Iliev

Is Credit Rating Already a Need of Bulgarian Entrepreneurs?
Kiril Grigorov

Small and Medium Entrepreneurship in Process of Croatia’s Joining the European Union
Sanjana Buć

The Impact of the EU Enlargement on the Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Ivica Katavić

Challenges for Entrepreneurship in Serbia
Fuada Stanković

YOUNG PRESENTERS

Knowledge Management Strategies for SMEs
Sebastian Ceptureanu, Eduard Ceptureanu

Entrepreneurship as Alternative for Young Bulgarians: Social and Economic Influencing Factors? Kostadin Kolarov

Growth Management in Bulgarian Innovation- and Technology-oriented SMEs:
Some Preliminary Findings
Ilia Kereziev

The Bulgarian SMEs Operating in International Subcontracting Networks:
The Impact of the EU Accession Process
Maria Yurukova

Main Problems of Successor Selection in Family Business and Possible Solutions (the Bulgarian case)
Violeta Kostadinova

How Bulgarian Entrepreneurs Can Manage Negotiations Successfully
Yordanka Ivanova

Main Factors Influencing Entrepreneurial Behaviour (The Case of Bulgaria)
Marina Marinova

Influencing Factors for Starting up Successful Businesses by Students
Rostislav Gyonkov

 

Note: Those who are interested to obtain the proceedings book, please contact the organisers.