Sustainable Entrepreneurship

The Role of Collaboration in the Global Economy

  • Vanessa Ratten
  • Paul Jones
  • Vitor Braga
  • Carla Susana Marques

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Vanessa Ratten, Paul Jones, Vitor Braga, Carla Susana Marques
    Pages 1-7
  3. Nelia Hyndman-Rizk, Saskia de Klerk
    Pages 25-45
  4. Guillermo Andrés Zapata-Huamaní, Sara Fernández-López, María Jesús Rodríguez-Gulías, David Rodeiro-Pazos
    Pages 47-62
  5. Angela Mota, Vitor Braga, Vanessa Ratten
    Pages 139-165

About this book


Sustainable entrepreneurship focuses on how the environment is embedded within business practices. This book examines collaboration strategies and initiatives for sustainable entrepreneurs with a wide variety of partners, and demonstrates how they can be used to increase overall performance and achieve global competitiveness. Based on the latest empirical evidence from emerging economies, the book’s respective chapters address sustainability issues in connection with knowledge creation and learning, outsourcing, and the roles of universities, consultants, and the public sector.


Ethical and social aspects of entrepreneurship Environmental entrepreneurship Research on sustainable entrepreneurship Collaborative innovation models for small businesses Entrepreneurship vs. self-employment in emerging markets Gamifying innovation Learning and sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Vanessa Ratten
    • 1
  • Paul Jones
    • 2
  • Vitor Braga
    • 3
  • Carla Susana Marques
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of ManagementLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.ICTECoventry UniversityCoventryUK
  3. 3.CIICESISchool of Technology and Management, Institute Polytechnic of PortoPortoPortugal
  4. 4.CETRAD Unit ResearchUniversity of Trás-os-Montes and Alto DouroVila RealPortugal

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