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The entrepreneur according to Austrian school

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dc.contributor.advisor Lotter, J.C.
dc.contributor.advisor Van Eeghen, P. (Piet Hein)
dc.contributor.author Andrieu, Eugenio Cosme
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-09T06:58:40Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-09T06:58:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04
dc.identifier.citation Andrieu, Eugenio Cosme (2010) The entrepreneur according to Austrian school, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3779> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3779
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the concept of entrepreneurship. It aims at answering the question: does the Austrian view provide a comprehensive framework for the analysis of entrepreneurship? For this purpose the problem is separated into three main objectives: to trace its development, to describe its foundations and to explain its principal features. In order to achieve these objectives, the study is divided into six chapters. Chapter 1 outlines the historical origins of the Austrian School. Chapter 2 describes the uniqueness of the individual as the foundation of Austrian economic theory. Chapter 3 explains how individuals act in a society. Chapter 4 covers the idea of the market as a process. Chapter 5 analyzes the role of the entrepreneur. Finally chapter 6 presents some case studies from the IT industry. The thesis concludes that the Austrian school provides a fully comprehensive framework for the development of the concept of entrepreneurship. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (143 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Entrepreneurship en
dc.subject Austrian school en
dc.subject.lcsh Small business -- Australia -- Management
dc.subject.lcsh Entrepreneurship -- Australia
dc.title The entrepreneur according to Austrian school en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Economics
dc.description.degree M.A. (Economics)


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