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Youth and Women Entrepreneurship in Challenging International (Global) Business Environment

Ninth International Conference
11 - 14 June 2018

Lighthouse Golf and SPA Resort, Black Sea, Bulgaria

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The Conference Proceedings 2012

This book brings a part of papers, presented at the Fourth International Conference ‘European Entrepreneurship in the Globalizing Economy: Preparation of New Generation of Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders’. The Conference was organized by the Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship (BAMDE), the Chair of Entrepreneur-ship and the Institute for Entrepreneurship Development (IED) at the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) in partnership with the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB). The Conference was held from 3 to 6 June 2012 in the beautiful ancient town of Sozopol, Black Sea, Bulgaria.

Papers by authors from many countries addressing different sides and expressions of entrepreneurship and SMEs were presented and discussed at the conference. The papers in this Proceedings are grouped in three thematic areas: ‘Development of European Entrepreneurship and SMEs in the Global Economy’, ‘Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Management of SMEs’, ‘Entrepreneurship Education and Training’. Selected papers have been targeted for publication in the International Review of Entrepreneurship Journal (2014).

Following the opinions of conference participants, the Conference gave an excellent opportunity for professional development, networking and entertainment in the pleasant atmosphere of the ancient Sozopol!

The Table of Contents

DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPEAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMES IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALIZING ECONOMY

Globalization and Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the European Experience over the Past Decade
Kameliia Petrova

Maintaining International Trade Liberalization of Small Transitional Economies
Jelena Tešić, Jovo Ateljević and Saša Petković

Venture Capital in Latvia: Reality and Perspectives
Irina Kuzmina and Sandra Kublina

Non-financial Reasons for the Decline of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Eva Doležalová and Vojtěch Koráb

Trends in the development of European SMEs. The case of Romanian SMEs
Luminița Nicolescu and Ciprian Nicolescu

The Promotion Strategies and the Development of SMEs in the Republic of Macedonia
Nexhbi Veseli, Veland Ramadani, Teuta Veseli and Selajdin Abduli

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOUR AND MANAGEMENT OF SMES

The Sport Leader as an Entrepreneur: Intercollegiate Athletics in the USA
Robert C. Schneider

Organizational Culture Analysis in the Company Domus Magnus
Boris Jovičević

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION AND TRAINING 

Entrepreneurial Coaching in Search of Impact
Renaud Redien-Collot and Miruna Radu  

Career Centres – Comparative Study in Higher Education
Marjana Merkač Skok, Marijan Cingula and Dinko Primorac

Open Educational Resources (OER) in Management Education. Free learning materials for entrepreneurs: trick or treat?
Christophe Terrasse, Boriana Marinova and Inga Zalyevska 

Factors that Affect Knowledge Acquisition and Absorptive Capacity of Enterprises Operating in an International Context
Marko Dubic, Konstantinos P. Rotsios and Philippos Papadopoulos

 

 

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