With an explicit focus on informing the entrepreneur training programs that permeate the developed world, we undertake a qualitative study of entrepreneurial learning in this context. Through iterating heavily between data and theory, we develop a number of theoretical insights. Chief amongst them are insights into how social networks act as a means of furthering the learning process for entrepreneurs who face novel situations – almost always challenges – and lack adequate understanding to take appropriate action. We also develop theory around the role that social networks play in building a broader community of learning around an enterprise.
Shulist, Patrick and Branzei, Oana
"ELEMENTS OF A PROCESS OF HUMAN CAPITALIZATION BY DEVELOPING-WORLD ENTREPRENEURS,"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 35
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol35/iss12/1