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Informal Entrepreneurship and Dynamic Governance Mechanisms: Role of Entrepreneurial Resourcefulness
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Administration.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO).ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3613-4233
2015 (English)In: Academy of Management Proceedings, January 2015 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 16786, 2015 / [ed] John Humphreys, 2015Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Drawing on perspective of real governance this paper examines the informal and formal governance mechanisms of small informal-semi formal entrepreneurial firms. Empirically this study has been conducted in Pakistan and sample firms have been drawn from event planning industry. They are mostly young and small informal or semi-formal firms and have strongly emerged against core competition contributed by traditional hotel and catering industry. Findings improved our understanding of everyday governance i.e. real governance and elaborated the concept of entrepreneurial resourcefulness in un-favored institutionalized environment. As we found resourcefulness perspective be supportive in the process of generation and evolution of governance patterns.

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2015.
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Contextualized Entrepreneurship, Formal and Informal Governance Mechanisms, Informal Economy
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-29193OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-29193DiVA: diva2:897206
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Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, August 7-11, 2015.
Available from: 2016-01-25 Created: 2016-01-25 Last updated: 2016-11-15Bibliographically approved

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