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Colm O'Gorman
Dublin City University
BusinessEconomicsMarketingIrishEntrepreneurship
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#1Philip James O'Donnell (DCU: Dublin City University)
#2Colm O'Gorman (DCU: Dublin City University)H-Index: 17
Last. Eric Clinton Clinton (DCU: Dublin City University)
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Original paper: John C. Dencker, Sophie Bacq, Marc Gruber, and Melvin Haas, Reconceptualizing necessity entrepreneurship: A contextualized framework of entrepreneurial processes under the condition...
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#1Michael M. DowlingH-Index: 9
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Last. Dieter VanwalleghemH-Index: 2
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Abstract The decision by a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) to take on equity requires trust, due to reliance on the good intentions of the parties involved. Drawing on a social capital perspective, we argue that national interpersonal and institutional trust positively influences SME attitudes towards equity financing. We also hypothesize a substitution effect between interpersonal and institutional trust. Through a large survey of European SMEs in 26 countries, we confirm the presence o...
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#2Colm O'GormanH-Index: 17
Last. Eric ClintonH-Index: 5
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#1Eric ClintonH-Index: 5
#2Colm O'GormanH-Index: 17
Last. Dawn R. DeTienneH-Index: 16
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Research in imprinting examines the long-lasting impact of a firm’s history to both individual and organizational outcomes, yet little work has explored how the three elements of imprinting (sensit...
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#1Paula FitzsimonsH-Index: 1
#2Colm O'GormanH-Index: 17
A survey of entrepreneurship in Ireland, using the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor data. Data is collected from a representative sample of 2,000 adults. Key findings include that Ireland had relatively high rates of entrepreneurship in 2016, as measured by the TEA index. The levels of entrepreneurship in Ireland have now returned to the levels observed pre-recession. In many developed European economies, such as France, Germany, Spain and Sweden rates of entrepreneurship are much lower than in I...
#1Colm O'Gorman (DCU: Dublin City University)H-Index: 17
#2Declan Curran (DCU: Dublin City University)H-Index: 5
This research explores resistance to a universal business organisation by analysing large firms in Ireland. Drawing on our dataset of large Irish firms, a strategy-structure-ownership-performance (SSOP) informed study identifies strategic transformations such as increased internationalisation and changes in ownership regime across three benchmark years of 1978, 1990 and 2010. However large Irish firms are not characterised by convergence to a universal business organisation. This study contribut...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the inter-organisational dynamics, in terms of the triggers to spin-off formation and the genealogical inheritance of spin-offs, between a parent characterised by an adverse event and the spin-offs that emerge. The study focusses on the nature of the triggering event, exploring the heterogeneous nature of the processes by which some spin-offs are formed to exploit new opportunities created unexpectedly by an adverse event, and on the genealogical i...
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#1Colm O'GormanH-Index: 17
#2Declan CurranH-Index: 5
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Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make a considerable contribution to the development and diffusion of innovation as well as accounting for the bulk of economic activity and employment in Ireland. A formal process for managing the stages of innovation projects is generally cited as a key component of best practice in new product development (NPD). Successfully managing innovation is an important business objective for SMEs, and yet, relatively little is known about how innovation-active...
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