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Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

  • 1.  Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 01-22-2019 19:49
    Entrepreneurship competitions (e.g. business plan, new venture, pitch, etc.) have become commonplace in entrepreneurial education programs. What research exists on the value and optimal design of these competitions? How have scholars generalized findings from these simulated or curated contexts to broader entrepreneurial phenomena?

    Thanks for any references or other suggestions!

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    Jessica Santana
    Stanford University
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  • 2.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 01-30-2019 22:05
    Jessica - there is some work, including a doctoral thesis, in the UK by Catherine Brentnall that includes the possible negative impacts -I think you will like! 


    Enjoy!

    Norris

    "How can I help you to grow entrepreneurs?" 
    Norris Krueger, Ph.D.
    Entrepreneurship Northwest
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  • 3.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 02-01-2019 18:52
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    Hi, Jessica.

    I and Tales Andreassi wrote a book chapter nearly 10 years agora about BP competitions called The use of business plan competitions as an entrepreneurship teaching tool. Although the article is in Portuguese, you may find helpful to take a look at the references.

    We are now working on a new article that will be called something like “the rise and fall of business plan competitions as e-ship teaching tool” as the two initial business plan competitions (Charm Prize - Babson and Moot Corp - Austin) were discontinued in whole context in which investors are not looking at BPs anymore.

    I hope that helps you. Please let me know if can be of further help.

    Regards,

    Rene


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  • 4.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 02-01-2019 20:16
    10 years ago? I knew that you & Tales were awesome.... but definitely prescient! 

    (Catherine- I cc'ed you on the earlier post but I wanted to ensure you saw this and could chime in!)

    Norris

    "How can I help you to grow entrepreneurs?" 
    Norris Krueger, Ph.D.
    Entrepreneurship Northwest
         208.440.3747







  • 5.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 02-02-2019 12:46
    @Jessica, Catherine is not a member of ENT so cannot respond directly - here is another link for you from her (open access for a few more weeks) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328907407_The_contribution_of_realist_evaluation_to_critical_analysis_of_the_effectiveness_of_entrepreneurship_education_competitions ​

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    Norris Krueger
    Center for Management & Entrepreneurship
    Boise ID
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  • 6.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 02-04-2019 08:57

    I saw your post on the website of the AOM.

    I wrote an article on the Junior Achievement program and we found that the competitions were counterproductive for some of the participating students.

    If you are interested we can discuss this further.

     

    Regards

     

     

     

    Prof. Dr. Sibylle Heilbrunn

    Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities

    Kinneret Academic College on the Sea of Galilee

     

    Head, Kinneret Institute for Applied Ethics in Organizations 

    Editorial and Review Board, European Journal of International Management

    Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research 

     

     

     






  • 7.  RE: Research on Entrepreneurship Competitions

    Posted 02-05-2019 07:43
    I am running a start up competition and have written some paper drafts on it. The competition is similar to that of Tina Seiligs 5 dollar challenge.

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    Tomas Karlsson
    Chalmers University of Technology
    Gothenburg
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