CONFERENCE TOPICS

As usual, the RENT Conference welcomes a broad range of topics within the field of entrepreneurship and small business research. This year we have added one more possible topic, Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research, following the general theme of the conference. Quantitative and qualitative papers are both welcome, as well as multidisciplinary research projects.

Possible sub-topics include:

1. Methodological challenges and research methods
2. Opportunity generation and early business development
3. Minority entrepreneurship
4. Gender and copreneurship
5. Technology and knowledge-based entrepreneurship
6. Family business, succession and business transfer
7. Entrepreneurship education, learning, and knowledge dissemination
8. Culture and community
9. Social entrepreneurship
10. Green and sustainable entrepreneurship
11. Entrepreneurial finance for new and growing businesses
12. Business models (growth, performance and internationalization)
13. Corporate / intrapreneurship and strategizing
14. Human capital, social capital and relational networks
15. Creative and artisan industries
16. Rural enterprise, regional development and tourism
17. Policy, support systems and infrastructure
18. Critical perspectives on entrepreneurship
19. Technology and knowledge transfer
20. Relevance in entrepreneurship research

 

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