This study emphasizes that entrepreneurship is a social activity that takes place within and among organizational systems rather than as an individual activity. To provide a comprehensive view of entrepreneurship as an organizational phenomenon, new theory-building and empirical chapters are supplemented by previously published work updated to reflect contemporary developments.
STEPHEN MEZIAS is a leading researcher in the field of organizational theory and an associate professor of management at New York University. He received his PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Stanford University. - ELIZABETH BOYLE is a doctoral candidate in management at New York University. Her work focuses on entrepreneurship as a systems level phenomenon and on competitive decision making.