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Type: Report
Title: Unpacking the venture creation process
Author: Gordon, S.R.
Davidsson, P.
Publisher: Queensland University of Technology
Issue Date: 2013
Series/Report no.: Business Creation in Australia, Paper #7
ISBN: 9781921897917
Assignee: Department of Industry
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Scott R. Gordon, Per Davidsson
Abstract: This paper investigates the dimensions of time and effort and how these factors impact on the venture creation process in Australia. Findings of interest in this paper include: ? First and foremost business planning is used as a thinking tool within the boundaries of the firm. ? Business planning is more strongly associated with firms that are more ambitious, being built by teams, draw on more experience or education. ? Industry characteristics in part drive the duration required for venture creation. Manufacturing and Agriculture based firms seemingly take longer timeframes than other industries. Extended venture creation times frames are also associated with firms that aim to bring more novel concepts to market.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Nascent Entrepreneurship; Business Start-Up; New Venture Creation; Business Creation in Australia; Australian Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneur Statistics; Venture Creation Process; Entrepreneurial Behaviour; Entreprenurial Action; Business Planning; Entrepreneurial Discovery; Entrepreneurial Exploitation; Gestation Activities; Comprehensive Australian Study of Entrepreneurial Emergence; CAUSEE; Per Davidsson; Scott Gordon
Rights: © 2013 Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research
RMID: 0030039317
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