The entrepreneurship of resource-based theory

  title={The entrepreneurship of resource-based theory},
  author={S. Alvarez and Lowell W. Busenitz},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={755 - 775}
This paper examines the relationship between resource-based theory and entrepreneurship and develops insights that advance the boundaries of resource-based theory and begin to address important questions in entrepreneurship. We extend the boundaries of resource-based theory to include the cognitive ability of individual entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs have individual-specific resources that facilitate the recognition of new opportunities and the assembling of resources for the venture. By focusing… Expand
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