The Promise of Entrepreneurship as a Field of Research

  title={The Promise of Entrepreneurship as a Field of Research},
  author={Scott A. Shane and Sankaran Venkataraman},
  journal={Academy of Management Review},
To date, the phenomenon of entrepreneurship has lacked a conceptual framework. In this note we draw upon previous research conducted in the different social science disciplines and applied fields of business to create a conceptual framework for the field. With this framework we explain a set of empirical phenomena and predict a set of outcomes not explained or predicted by conceptual frameworks already in existence in other fields. 
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