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The Entrepreneur as Innovator


Throughout intellectual history as we know it, the entrepreneur has worn many faces and played many roles. One of those roles is innovator. This essay establishes a chronological trace of the entrepreneur as innovator in an effort to place contemporary writings within a proper historical perspective.

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Hébert, R.F., Link, A.N. The Entrepreneur as Innovator. J Technol Transfer 31, 589–597 (2006).

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