The Conference Proceedings 2013
This Proceedings includes part of the papers presented at the Fifth International Conference ‘The European Entrepreneurship: How Entrepreneurs (Should) Act in Global Business Environment’ held from 9 to 11 September 2013 in the Albena resort, Black Sea, Bulgaria. Selected conference papers are targeted for publication in the International Review of Entrepreneurship journal (June 2014).
Papers included in the Proceedings can be summarized in three main sections: Entrepreneurship Orientation and Opportunities Recognition’, 'Management, Marketing and Innovation of European SMEs', and 'Transformation, Internationalization and Networks'. The papers presented in all the sections analyse and discuss from different points of view key issues of entrepreneurship and small business and especially successful entrepreneurial behaviour. Based on outcomes the authors give relevant recommendations to the stakeholders.
The Fifth Conference continued the tradition already established from the previous conferences and laid the foundations for new ones. They are mainly targeted at strengthening the relationships between academia (researchers) and real practice (business) in different contexts. Very important moment in the conference is creating a friendly atmosphere of networking and building cooperation among participants.
The Table of Contents
ENTREPRENEURIAL ORIENTATION AND OPPORTUNITIES RECOGNITION
The Contribution of Entrepreneurial Orientation to the Corporate Performance:
A Deeper Understanding
Corporate Entrepreneurship in Bulgarian Holding Companies
Entrepreneurial Orientation in Franchising Systems: A franchisee Perspective
MANAGEMENT, MARKETING AND INNOVATION OF EUROPEAN SMES
Italian Medium-sized Enterprises: Entrepreneurial or Managerial? A Typology
Respect for Cultural Differences as a Competitive Strategy of Hungarian SMEs
Doing Business with Austrians
Occurrence of Entrepreneurial and Managerial Risks During the Transfer of
Ownership and Leadership in the Family Businesses
Opportunities for Applying Customer Order Decoupling Point Approach in
Bulgarian SMEs from Furniture Sector
Assessment of the Industrial Enterprises Readiness for Digital Manufacturing
in Bulgaria and Serbia
TRANSFORMATION, INTERNATIONALISATION AND NETWORKS
Title: Small Business Entrepreneurship in Post-socialist Agriculture:
Insights on Farmers in Bulgaria
Structure and Agency in Entrepreneurial Intention in the Midst of Crisis: A
Profiling of Aspiring and New Greek Entrepreneurs in the Agri-food Sector
The Role of Business Associations in Promoting Networking. The Italian Case
of the “Network Contracts”
Business Internationalization: Main Concepts, Models and Family Business
SMEs Networking Capability (NC) Development in Relationship with Large Size
Enterprises (LSEs) through Inward International Licensing (IIL)
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