Special Issue: Big data and business analytics adoption and use: a step toward transforming operations and production management?
Editor(s): Samuel Fosso Wamba , Eric W. T.Ngai , Frederick Riggins and Shahriar Akter
Technology Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation analyzes business incubators worldwide through a series of empirical and theoretical papers. The authors examine the extent to which business incubators are influential in situations such as nurturing young technology firms, increasing success of new firms, and in developing an ecosystem around these successes. Also examined is the relationship between business incubators and their resource providers, including venture capitalist firms and government agencies.
Entrepreneurship is undoubtedly a social process and creating a firm requires both the mobilization of social networks and the use of social capital. This book addresses the gap that exists between the need to take these factors into consideration and the understanding of how network relationships are developed and transformed across the venturing process.
Henri Fayol is one of the most important management theorists of the twentieth century. Guthrie and Peaucelle present a study of Fayol's management, comparing the theories set out in his book with his hands-on experience and practice. The first English translation of the third part of Industrial and General Management appears as an Appendix.
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