In a challenging review in the latest issue of Small Enterprise Research (24.2), renowned entrepreneurship expert Simon Bridge contends that entrepreneurship is an invented concept and myth. Tracing the history of the phenomenon of entrepreneurship from its early 20th century origins to present day, Bridge posits that there is still no single widely accepted definition of the word entrepreneurship or accepted model of how entrepreneurship operates. Bridge argues that ‘entrepreneurship’ as currently conceived does not exist and the word should be abandoned. This provocative review confronts some of the fundamental premises of ‘entrepreneurship’ and offers thought-provoking insight to how the field might advance. Further details found here >>>
Welcome to SEAANZ
Since 1987 the Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand Ltd (SEAANZ) has served as a focal point for research, education, policy and practice in the field of small to medium enterprise and entrepreneurship.
SEAANZ is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee that is an independent voice in understanding the nature of small firms, how they operate and how they might be supported by government, industry and academia.
SEAANZ is an affiliate member of the International Council of Small Business (ICSB), a global organisation founded in 1955, and a member of the Asia Council for Small Business (ACSB), a regional affiliate body of the ICSB founded in 2013.