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The Journeys of Becoming and Being an International Entrepreneur : A Narrative Inquiry of the “I” in International Entrepreneurship

Korhonen, Satu;
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  • Published: 16 Oct 2020
  • Publisher: Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT
  • Country: Finland
This doctoral study was conducted as an inquiry of the international entrepreneur in order to balance off the domination of firm-level studies and limited discussion of the individual as the initial driver in the international entrepreneurship phenomenon (IE). Two research questions guide the study: ‘How do individuals make sense of themselves as becoming and being international entrepreneurs?’ and ‘How to theorise of individuals becoming and being international entrepreneurs through a narrative approach?’. With a processual view of the phenomenon, this study embraces IE as a journey and approaches histories and sense-making of individuals through narrative inqu...
free text keywords: international entrepreneurship, international entrepreneur, narrative inquiry, history, experience, sense-making, fi=School of Business and Management, Kauppatieteet|en=School of Business and Management, Business Administration|
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