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Conference: 2013 Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange ACERE, Feb 6-8, 2013, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
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Professor Saras D. Sarasvathy, University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, USA.
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Meet the editors
Professor Dean Shepherd, Randall L. Tobias Chair in Leadership, Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA
Professor Per Davidsson, Director & Talbot Family Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE), Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Award for Outstanding Paper on International Entrepreneurship:
‘Effectual networking during the internationalization process of SMEs‘
SYLVIE CHETTY AND TAMARA GULKINA
Sponsored by IE-Scholars
Award for Outstanding Paper on Small Enterprise Research:
‘Alternative Modes of Entrepreneurial Opportunity Exploitation: The Case of Inter-Organizational Projects‘
Sponsored by Small Enterprise Association of Australia & New Zealand (SEAANZ)
Award for Best Empirical Paper using Qualitative Methods:
‘On the Resource Foundations and Triggers of Lucky Events ‘
Sponsored by the University of Adelaide
Award for Best Empirical Paper using Quantitative Methods:
‘The Interplay of CEO Self-Efficacy, A Firm’s Effectual Orientation and Performance’
DOROTHEA WERHAHN AND MALTE BRETTEL
Sponsored by the Queensland University of Technology
Research, Policy and Public Agency Forum
Facilitated by the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand (SEAANZ) this forum focused on the impacts on small firms of public policy development and implementation and featuring presenters from research institutions and public agency units; and covered topics related to delivery and assessment of entrepreneurship and SME policy initiatives and discussion of processes to enhance cooperation between practitioners, researchers and government in dealing with the impacts of policy; development of a tangible outcome in the form of SEAANZ discussion document on policy impacts for small business in Queensland.
The presenters at this forum were:
Professor Thierry Volery, Director of the Swiss Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, University of St Gallen, Switzerland and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia, Perth.
Professor Lorelle Frazer, Dean, Learning and Technology, Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Brisbane.
Dr Michael Schaper, Deputy Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Canberra.
Professor David Deakins, Professor of Small Business and Director of New Zealand Centre for SME Research, School of Management, Massey University, NZ.
Professor Brian Gibson, Director Research and Curriculum Development, TOP Education Institute, Sydney and Director, International Accounting Program, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand.