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Examining the Role of Social Network on Opportunity Recognition: A Propose Framework

Zakaria, Norria and Ahmad, Mohamad Zaki and Abdullah, Sahadah (2017) Examining the Role of Social Network on Opportunity Recognition: A Propose Framework. In: 4th Conference on Business Management, 29 - 30 Oktober 2017, The Gurney Resprt Hotel & Recidences Penang, Malaysia..

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The fundamental activity of entrepreneurship is new venture creation.Therefore, one of the major components of any entrepreneurial venture is the recognition of the opportunity by the entrepreneur.Identifying and selecting the right opportunities for new venture are among the most significant abilities of successful entrepreneur. Hence, explaining the discovery and development of opportunities per se is a key part of entrepreneurship research.This paper builds on the existing theoretical background of opportunity recognition and aimed at investigating the role of entrepreneur’s prior social network towards bridging to information sources that would help entrepreneurs recognizing opportunity.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: eISBN 978-967-0910-76-5 Organized by: School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Opportunity recognition, social network
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2018 00:24
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2018 00:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/23740

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