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Neither Pirates nor Politicos: The Emergence of Venture Capital in Weak Institutional Environments
Existing variance studies of venture capital (VC) provide an incomplete understanding of VC emergence, emphasizing either macro-level enabling conditions or the efficient fund-level operation of the VC cycle. While important, ...
Twelve Meditations on Venture Capital: Some Heretical Observations on the Dissonance Between Theory and Practice When Applied to Public/Private Collaborations on Entrepreneurial Finance Policy
This paper reflects on the policy formation process in the burgeoning area of early-stage, venture capital finance. An important question is raised as to why so little extant academic research, of both rigor and relevance, ...
Global brand market-entry strategy to manage corporate reputation
Purpose – This paper aims to present a case for the practical management of corporate reputation, in relation to two groups of concepts: communication, identity, and trust; and communication, identity, and image. ...
The role of contract managers in the implementation of charitable choice in Maryland
Using case study methodology, this research study addressed the two questions: what are the roles of public sector contract managers in the implementation of the Charitable Choice provision in Maryland and how was the ...
Can highly controlled management environments change sub-national federal grants management?
This study examines grants management at the sub-national level. Specifically, the study sought to determine whether highly controlled management environments change sub-national federal grants management. Many previous ...
Toward a Process Model of Venture Capital Emergence: The Case of Botswana
Venture capital (VC) is concerned with seed, startup, and early stage investing in firms involved with innovative products or processes. Existing variance studies of VC provide an incomplete understanding of VC emergence, ...
Staying Connected: MPA Student Perceptions of Transactional Presence
(National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, 2009)
Online education has increased exponentially in the past five years and is now considered part of mainstream higher education. It has significantly changed bricks and mortar institutions, but has the change been effective? ...
Toxicity and bioaccumulation in benthic organisms