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Dimo Dimov
University of Bath
78Publications
23H-index
2,924Citations
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#1Tianjiao Xia (Lboro: Loughborough University)H-Index: 4
#2Dimo DimovH-Index: 23
Engaging in exploration and exploitation is essential to business survival and performance. While firms manage exploration and exploitation alliances for the long-term, how prepared are they for sudden shocks in the short-term? We address this question in the context of a unique and opportune natural experiment associated with the 2008 financial crisis. Our analysis of 155 new biopharmaceutical ventures over a seven-year period suggests that exploration alliances – with a long-term orientation –...
#1Henrik Berglund (Chalmers University of Technology)H-Index: 1
#2Dimo Dimov (University of Bath)H-Index: 23
Last.Karl Wennberg (Linköping University)H-Index: 21
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Opportunity has different meanings in entrepreneurial practice and academic scholarship, entwined with the distinct activities of dealing with practical contingencies and capturing theoretical nece...
Abstract Twenty-one years ago (1997), the entrepreneurial revolution, both academic and actual, was just beginning. Entrepreneurial opportunities represent both the core theoretical construct and the plethora of products, services, processes, and business models, which dramatically changed daily life. This chapter examines key developments, which have emerged in the scholarly investigation of the opportunity identification process during the intervening years: what fundamentally is an opportunit...
#1Daniel A. Lerner (University of Deusto)H-Index: 5
#2Richard A. Hunt (Colorado School of Mines)H-Index: 6
Last.Dimo Dimov (University of Bath)H-Index: 23
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Entrepreneurial action is central to entrepreneurship theory, and is broadly seen to arise as a consequence of intendedly rational logics (whether causal or effectual), reflecting reasoned judgment. But, is this always the case? While entrepreneurial action may often be the result of a judgmental decision (between alternative courses of action/inaction), the presumption that reasoned judgment encompasses all the motives, modes and mechanisms leading to entrepreneurial outcomes seems dubious. Bui...
#1Connie Marie Gaglio (SFSU: San Francisco State University)H-Index: 5
Twenty-one years ago (1997), the entrepreneurial revolution, both academic and actual, was just beginning. Entrepreneurial opportunities represent both the core theoretical construct and the plethora of products, services, processes, and business models, which dramatically changed daily life. This chapter examines key developments, which have emerged in the scholarly investigation of the opportunity identification process during the intervening years: what fundamentally is an opportunity; what s...
#1Daniel A. LernerH-Index: 5
#2Richard A. Hunt (Colorado School of Mines)H-Index: 6
Last.Dimo DimovH-Index: 23
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#1Amir Emami (Polytechnic University of Turin)H-Index: 3
#2Dimo Dimov (University of Bath)H-Index: 23
A vital aspect of entrepreneurial action is the translation of entrepreneur’s opportunity into new value creation. This paper examines the moderating roles of the founder’s experience and innovation degree on the relationship between opportunity confidence and new value creation intention (NVCI) at the pre-founding stage of a business. For this purpose, it uses survey data from 157 prospective entrepreneurs in the ICT industry from university incubators in Iran. Using SEM, we find that experienc...
#1Dimo DimovH-Index: 23
In a world where entrepreneurial success often seems deceptively accessible, it is not always clear what makes a person entrepreneurial. In this book, Dimo Dimov offers a reflective insight into the entrepreneurial journey, striking up a conversation about entrepreneurship in order to challenge and untangle existing preconceptions. A discussion of challenges and tensions such as idea versus opportunity, genius versus lunatic, and skill versus luck forms the foundation of the book, while the seco...
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