Measuring the benefits of entrepreneurship at different levels of analysis

Luke, B., Verreynne, M. and Kearins, K. (2007) Measuring the benefits of entrepreneurship at different levels of analysis. Journal of Management and Organization, 13 4: 312-330. doi:10.5172/jmo.2007.13.4.312

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Author Luke, B.
Verreynne, M.
Kearins, K.
Title Measuring the benefits of entrepreneurship at different levels of analysis
Journal name Journal of Management and Organization   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1833-3672
ISBN 978-0-9775242-1
Publication date 2007-11-01
Year available 2007
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.5172/jmo.2007.13.4.312
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 13
Issue 4
Start page 312
End page 330
Total pages 19
Editor Corner, P. D.
Pavlovich, K.
Place of publication Maleny, Qld
Publisher eContent Management
Language eng
Subject 350211 Innovation and Technology Management
720403 Management
Abstract This paper presents a suggested framework for future research designs to examine the benefits of entrepreneurship, both non-financial and financial. Based on a review of the literature and using contextual exemplars throughout the paper with an Australia and New Zealand focus, we identify a range of benefits from entrepreneurship at the various levels of analysis (e.g. individual, organizational, national). From a non-financial perspective such benefits include independence, autonomy, competitive advantage, increased market share, employment and increased standards of living. From a financial perspective, entrepreneurship's benefits include enhanced remuneration or rent from revenue, profits, cash flow, return on investment and increases in GDP - specific financial measures to be expressed in clear financial terms. The suggested framework represents both an initial step towards the measurement of entrepreneurship's financial benefits and a valuable starting point for the development of a theory of the non-financial and financial benefits of entrepreneurship.
Keyword entrepreneurship
non-financial and financial benefits
New Zealand
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Australasian Entrepreneurship

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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