Opportunity Recognition References

MGMT3004 Entrepreneurship
Seminal Articles on the Topic of Opportunity Recognition
Alvarez, Sharon A., Jay B. Barney, and Philip Anderson. 2013. “Forming and Exploiting Opportunities: The Implications of Discovery and Creation Processes for Entrepreneurial and Organizational Research.” Organization Science 24 (1): 301-317. doi.org/10.1287/orsc.1110.0727.
Ardichvili, Alexander, Richard Cardozo and Sourav Ray. 2003. “A Theory of Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification and Development.” Journal of Business Venturing 18 (1): 105-123.
Arenius, Pia, and Dirk De Clercq. 2005. “A Network-based Approach on Opportunity Recognition.” Small Business Economics 24 (3): 249-265. doi: 10.1007/s11187-005-1988-6.
Baron, Robert A. 2006. “Opportunity Recognition as Pattern Recognition: How Entrepreneurs “Connect the Dots” to Identify New Business Opportunities.” Academy of Management Perspectives 20 (1): 104-119.
Baron, Robert A., and Michael D. Ensley. 2006. “Opportunity Recognition as the Detection of Meaningful Patterns: Evidence from Comparisons of Novice and Experienced Entrepreneurs.” Management Science 52 (9): 1331-1344.
Chandler, Gaylen N., Dawn R. DeTienne, Alexander McKelvie, and Troy V. Mumford. 2011. “Causation and Effectuation Processes: A Validation Study.” Journal of Business Venturing 26 (3): 375-390.
Dew, Nicholas. 2009. “Serendipity in Entrepreneurship.” Organization Studies 30 (7): 735-753.
Eckhardt, Jonathan T., and Scott A. Shane. 2003. “Opportunities and Entrepreneurship.” Journal of Management 29 (3): 333-349.
Fisher, Greg. 2012. “Effectuation, Causation, and Bricolage: A Behavioral Comparison of Emerging Theories in Entrepreneurship Research.” Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice 36 (5): 1019-1051.
Gaglio, Connie Marie, and Jerome A. Katz. 2001. “The Psychological Basis of Opportunity Identification: Entrepreneurial Alertness.” Small Business Economics 16 (2): 95-111.
Ronstadt, Robert. 1989. “The Corridor Principle.” Journal of Business Venturing 3 (1): 31-40.
Shane, Scott. 2000. “Prior Knowledge and the Discovery of Entrepreneurial Opportunities.” Organization Science 11 (4): 448-469.
Shepherd, Dean A., and Dawn R. DeTienne. 2005. “Prior Knowledge, Potential Financial Reward and Opportunity Identification.” Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice 29 (1): 91-112. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00071.x
Short, Jeremy C., David J. Ketchen Jr., Christopher L. Shook, and R. Duane Ireland. 2010. “The Concept of “Opportunity” in Entrepreneurship Research: Past Accomplishments and Future Challenges.” Journal of Management 36 (1): 40-65. doi: 10.1177/0149206309342746.
Vaghely, Ivan P., and Pierre-André Julien. 2005. “Are Opportunities Recognized or Constructed? An Information Perspective on Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification.” Journal of Business Venturing 25 (1): 73-86.


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