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The Journey to Transformational Entrepreneurship

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A need exists for renewed thinking to stimulate entrepreneurship to support socio-economic growth. Within this context, “transformational entrepreneurship” refers to a holistic and heuristic orientation in terms of entrepreneurship promotion and combines the individual and other sub-systems (such as society and institutions) interacting and collaborating to create a positive framework in which opportunities can be exploited beyond the local level.

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  • Enterprise
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Transformational entrepreneurship
  • Ecosystem

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Maas, G., Jones, P., Lockyer, J. (2019). The Journey to Transformational Entrepreneurship. In: Maas, G., Jones, P. (eds) Transformational Entrepreneurship Practices. Palgrave Pivot, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11524-1_1

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