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Personal and extended networks are central to the entrepreneurial process

  title={Personal and extended networks are central to the entrepreneurial process},
  author={David Z. YankelevskyU and Itzhak Avnon},
From A PRACTITIONER’S VIEWPOINT, NETWORKING IS A USEFUL TOOL FOR entrepreneurs who wish to enlarge their span of action and save time. Admonitions to “network,” however, may not be enough. “Networking” may result in a time-consuming and fruitless effort, and leave potential partners highly frustrated (Turati 1988). From a theoretical point of view, it thus becomes necessary to specify the conditions under which networking contributes to business effectiveness, and to link it to the… 
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