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Accelerating Entrepreneurial Decision-Making Through Hybrid Intelligence
Purpose: Previous studies revealed that around 75 percent of all start-ups fail at an early stage. One main reason for this tremendous failure rate is that entrepreneurs are typically confronted with high levels of uncertainty about the viability of their proposed business idea. Following this argumentation, entrepreneurial decision-making can be defined as complex decision-making problem under both risk and uncertainty. While risk includes quantifiable probabilities, uncertainty describes situations where neither ...
Consumer Preferences for Local Food: Testing an Extended Norm Taxonomy
Consumer attitudes toward consuming and buying locally produced food are well studied. By contrast, the topic of consumer preferences for local food, with a special emphasis on the role of norms, still lacks empirical evidence. To study the influence of norms and morals on the intention to buy local food products, a quantitative study (N = 327) focusing on external social and internalized moral norms was conducted using the constructs of the theory of planned behavior in combination with an extended norm taxonomy and ...
References and appendix of "A review of inter-firm relationship quality in supply chains"
In this document, we provide a list of references papers contained in our literature review-"A review of inter-firm relationship qality in supply chains" and a table of referenced papers for each analytic categories used for our evaluation of the papers selected for review.
Normative and cognitive influences on female entrepreneurial reluctance at the base of the pyramid - an explorative study of cleaning ladies in Istanbul
(COMSATS, Inst. of Information Technology, 2013)
Previous research has considered entrepreneurship as a way out of poverty and as a chance to foster economic growth. Moreover, specifically start-ups headed by women have played an important role in the economic development and it has been argued that gender-related issues, amongst others, play a significant role for the performance of a country or region. Against this background, this qualitative study explores desires, reluctances and constraints toward entrepreneurial activities of a comparably homogenous group ...
Quantitative analysis of the Interbank credit market e-MID in the high frequency domain
Interbankenkreditmärkte, und vor allem das ungesicherte übernacht-Segment, gelten aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln als wichtig für das gesamte Finanzsystem. So können Banken an diesen Märkten effizient Liquidität handeln oder dadurch Verpflichtungen in Zahlungs- und Abrechnungssystemen einhalten. Distorsionen in der Liquiditätsbeschaffung haben dabei negative Auswirkungen auch auf der mikroökonomischen Ebene, da diese die Kreditkonditi-onen von Haushalten und Firmen beeinflussen. Da Interbankenkreditmärkte als der erste ...
Exploring the Supply-Demand-Discrepancy of Sustainable Financial Products in Germany from a Financial Advisor’s Point of View
Although retail investors’ interest in sustainable investment is constantly increasing, German credit unions and co-operative banks offer few sustainable financial products. The purpose of the study is to explore the current gap between supply and demand of sustainable financial investments in German retail banking from a financial advisor’s point of view. We use qualitative analysis of interviews with financial advisors based on a Grounded Theory approach with the aim to identify the key causation in the cause-effect ...
The aim of this dissertation is to explore the innovation potential of crowdsourcing for entrepreneurship. The main focus is to discover how crowd-based infrastructures (i. e., crowdsourcing platforms and crowdfunding platforms) can support entrepreneurs in their innovation activities and how this new paradigm can be used to generate value for customers as well as actors of entrepreneurial ecosystems. The results of the dissertation show that crowdsourcing offers numerous opportunities to support entrepreneurs in ...
Sustainability Tensions in Supply Chains: A Case Study of Paradoxes and Their Management
The comprehensive coverage of sustainability issues in a supply chain incurs goal conflicts—i.e., sustainability tensions—and is often limited by market characteristics, such as the availability of sustainable materials and services. While the mainstream business is prioritizing economic goals, a number of entrepreneurs are trying to move forward to more sustainable business practices for their own company and their supply chain. Fairphone represents such a case in the electronics industry, which is openly communicating ...
Das Sammeln und Kaufen von Contemporary Art
Das Verhalten von Kunstsammlern und -käufern und die zugrundeliegende Motivation, gerade Contemporary Art zu erwerben, ist heute vor allem aus wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Perspektive von großem Interesse. Dies ist zum einen auf den in beträchtlichem Maße wachsenden Markt für Contemporary Art zurückzuführen.
A review of inter-firm relationship quality in supply chains
Purpose – This paper aims to conduct a review of the recent literature on inter-firm relationship quality (RQ) in supply chain (SC) settings. Design/methodology/approach – 100 English-language scientific publications on inter-firm RQ, published from 2006 to 2015 were selected and analyzed by using a content analysis approach. Findings – The results of the frequency analysis map the antecedents, dimensions and consequences - particularly the performance and behavioral intentions of collaborating partners - of ...