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The Paradox of Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship in Low-Tech Industries : Evidence from Case Studies of the German Textile Industry

By: Schwinge, Isabel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Wiesbaden : Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden, 2015Description: 1 online resource (308 p.).ISBN: 9783658109370.Subject(s): Entrepreneurship -- Germany | Knowledge management | Textitle industry -- Technological innovations -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Paradox of Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship in Low-Tech Industries : Evidence from Case Studies of the German Textile IndustryDDC classification: 300 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword; Preface; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction - matching two strands of research; 1.1 Low-tech industries; 1.1.1 Definition and business conditions of low-tech industries; 1.1.2 Sources of knowledge and innovation in low-tech industries; 1.1.3 Prospective trends of low-tech industries; 1.2 Knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship (KIE); 1.2.1 Definitions and empirical relevance of KIE; 1.2.2 Sources of KIE; 1.2.3 Environmental conditions and institutional influences; 1.3 The paradox of KIE in low-tech industries
1.4 Approaching KIE in low-tech industries1.4.1 Broadening the understanding of innovation; 1.4.2 Widening the understanding of entrepreneurship; 1.4.3 Specifying KIE; 1.5 Objectives of the thesis; 2 Conceptual frame of reference; 2.1 The concept of sectoral innovation systems; 2.1.1 The knowledge dimension; 2.1.2 The actor dimension; 2.1.3 The institutional dimension; 2.2 The concept of systemic KIE; 2.2.1 Systemic entrepreneurial opportunities; 2.2.2 The entrepreneurial propensity of innovation systems; 2.3 The concept of institutional entrepreneurship
2.3.1 Extending the understanding of institutions2.3.2 The institutional process of entrepreneurship; 2.3.3 Institutional mechanisms; 2.3.4 Institutional entrepreneurs' characteristics; 2.3.5 Environmental conditions; 2.4 Conclusions from conceptual framing; 3 Methodological approach; 3.1 The approach to implementation; 3.2 The approach to analysis; 4 The sectoral innovation system of the German textile industry; 4.1 The knowledge dimension; 4.2 The actor dimension; 4.3 The institutional dimension; 4.4 Results from the analysis of the German TIS
5 Knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship in the German textile industry 5.1 The case of FuncFiber; 5.1.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.1.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.1.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities; 5.1.4 Interim conclusion; 5.1.5 Entrepreneurs; 5.1.6 The KIE process; 5.1.7 Conclusions from the case of FuncFiber; 5.2 The case of E-Thread; 5.2.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.2.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.2.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities
5.2.4 Interim conclusion5.2.5 Corporate conditions and corporate opportunities; 5.2.6 The entrepreneur; 5.2.7 The KIE process; 5.2.8 Conclusions from the case of E-Thread; 5.3 The case of MultiTex; 5.3.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.3.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.3.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities; 5.3.4 Interim conclusion; 5.3.5 Corporate conditions and corporate opportunities; 5.3.6 The entrepreneur; 5.3.7 The KIE process; 5.3.8 Conclusions from the case of MultiTex; 5.4 Results from cross-case study analysis
6 Discussion
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Foreword; Preface; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction - matching two strands of research; 1.1 Low-tech industries; 1.1.1 Definition and business conditions of low-tech industries; 1.1.2 Sources of knowledge and innovation in low-tech industries; 1.1.3 Prospective trends of low-tech industries; 1.2 Knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship (KIE); 1.2.1 Definitions and empirical relevance of KIE; 1.2.2 Sources of KIE; 1.2.3 Environmental conditions and institutional influences; 1.3 The paradox of KIE in low-tech industries

1.4 Approaching KIE in low-tech industries1.4.1 Broadening the understanding of innovation; 1.4.2 Widening the understanding of entrepreneurship; 1.4.3 Specifying KIE; 1.5 Objectives of the thesis; 2 Conceptual frame of reference; 2.1 The concept of sectoral innovation systems; 2.1.1 The knowledge dimension; 2.1.2 The actor dimension; 2.1.3 The institutional dimension; 2.2 The concept of systemic KIE; 2.2.1 Systemic entrepreneurial opportunities; 2.2.2 The entrepreneurial propensity of innovation systems; 2.3 The concept of institutional entrepreneurship

2.3.1 Extending the understanding of institutions2.3.2 The institutional process of entrepreneurship; 2.3.3 Institutional mechanisms; 2.3.4 Institutional entrepreneurs' characteristics; 2.3.5 Environmental conditions; 2.4 Conclusions from conceptual framing; 3 Methodological approach; 3.1 The approach to implementation; 3.2 The approach to analysis; 4 The sectoral innovation system of the German textile industry; 4.1 The knowledge dimension; 4.2 The actor dimension; 4.3 The institutional dimension; 4.4 Results from the analysis of the German TIS

5 Knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship in the German textile industry 5.1 The case of FuncFiber; 5.1.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.1.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.1.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities; 5.1.4 Interim conclusion; 5.1.5 Entrepreneurs; 5.1.6 The KIE process; 5.1.7 Conclusions from the case of FuncFiber; 5.2 The case of E-Thread; 5.2.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.2.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.2.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities

5.2.4 Interim conclusion5.2.5 Corporate conditions and corporate opportunities; 5.2.6 The entrepreneur; 5.2.7 The KIE process; 5.2.8 Conclusions from the case of E-Thread; 5.3 The case of MultiTex; 5.3.1 Sectoral knowledge base and technological opportunities; 5.3.2 Market conditions and market opportunities; 5.3.3 Institutional environment and institutional opportunities; 5.3.4 Interim conclusion; 5.3.5 Corporate conditions and corporate opportunities; 5.3.6 The entrepreneur; 5.3.7 The KIE process; 5.3.8 Conclusions from the case of MultiTex; 5.4 Results from cross-case study analysis

6 Discussion

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During her PhD, Isabel Schwinge researched and lectured at the Chair of Economic and Industrial Sociology, TU Dortmund University.

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