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Paul Hannon
Swansea University
53Publications
19H-index
1,263Citations
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AbstractEntrepreneurship education has been studied intensively since 1990, yet little attention is given in the literature to the critical role and impact of the individuals that design and deliver it; the entrepreneurship educators. Who are they and what do we understand about them? Professor Alain Fayolle in 2013 challenged us to address this gap. In this article I aim to take on board Fayolle’s challenge and provide a single case of my own experience on the journey to becoming and being an e...
#1Louisa Huxtable-Thomas (Swansea University)H-Index: 1
#2Paul Hannon (Swansea University)H-Index: 19
Entrepreneurs are key actors in the knowledge economy and are fundamental to any entrepreneurial and dynamic ecosystem. They drive change and innovation through starting new ventures, growing businesses and investing in new ideas. They spot viable opportunities, they mobilise resources, they take risks and they are action focussed. The capacity and capability of entrepreneurs to lead and develop their ventures affect future success and sustainability. How entrepreneurial actors learn to lead is ...
#1Louisa Huxtable-Thomas (Swansea University)H-Index: 1
#2Paul Hannon (Swansea University)H-Index: 19
Last.Steffan W. Thomas (Bangor University)H-Index: 1
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Purpose – The Holy Grail of leadership learning is to stimulate behavioural changes that continue beyond the learning environment into the workplace, ultimately leading to improved productivity and value. The purpose of this paper is to explore the interface between emotion and leadership learning and provides evidence from research undertaken in Wales (UK) to support further research on the use of emotion in this endeavour. Design/methodology/approach – Unique access to a successful programme o...
#1Todd Davey (Münster University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 6
#2Paul Hannon (Swansea University)H-Index: 19
Last.Andy Penaluna (University of Wales, Trinity Saint David)H-Index: 9
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Despite the considerable political and academic interest in concepts such as the triple helix of government, business and higher education as well as entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial universities, relatively little has been written about the role of the university in developing entrepreneurship. More specifically, the questions of how the university can contribute through education, entrepreneurial support and network functions and be entrepreneurial in its endeavours have lacked academic fo...
#1Luke Pittaway (OU: Ohio University)H-Index: 17
#2Louisa Huxtable-Thomas (Swansea University)H-Index: 1
Last.Paul Hannon (Swansea University)H-Index: 19
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This chapter summarizes the latest studies in entrepreneurial learning in order to highlight their implications for the design of educational programs (Pittaway & Thorpe, 2012). It examines in detail the latest thinking on the subject, summarizes the key concepts and empirical contributions with a particular focus on expanding understanding of ‘situated’, social and contextual learning (Lave & Wenger, 1991). The chapter stems from Pittaway and Thorpe’s (2012: 850) summary of Cope’s framework. He...
Entrepreneurship in higher education is now recognized as important as a major driver to underpin innovation. It is also viewed as an appropriate response to succeeding in highly turbulent and unpredictable environments. However confusion remains over its conceptualization, meaning and value as institutional leaders seek ways to understand where this strategically fits within the organization and educational leaders seek to understand how best to embed entrepreneurship within its education and l...
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