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Entrepreneurial Skills under the context of Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Halmstad University, School of Business, Innovation and Sustainability.
Halmstad University, School of Business, Innovation and Sustainability.
2021 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to explore how previously developed traditional entrepreneurialskills is connected with the recently established entrepreneurial activity, called sustainableentrepreneurship as well as to help sustainable entrepreneurs to build the necessary skills thatincrease the development of projects aiming to balance social, environmental, and economicalproblems. Therefore, the research question to answer in this study is ‘’Which entrepreneurialskills (or set of skills) must be acquired and nurtured by entrepreneurs to successfully flourisha sustainable business?’’. The procedure is based on interviews with eight individuals withrelevant experience within sustainable entrepreneurship and whom operate in businesses thatoffer sustainable products and/or services, operate in a sustainable way regarding social,environmental or economic were chosen. The results indicate that there are other skills that donot fit the traditional entrepreneurial skills presented by Lichtenstein and Lyons (2001) andthat a fifth category could be imprinted into the entrepreneurial skills necessary to flourish asuccessful business.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2021. , p. 99
Keywords [en]
Sustainability, entrepreneurship, sustainable entrepreneurship, sustainable development, entrepreneurial skills
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-44653OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-44653DiVA, id: diva2:1564085
Subject / course
Business
Educational program
Master's Programme in Strategic Entrepreneurship for International Growth, 120 credits
Presentation
2021-06-01, Zoom, Digital presentation, Halmstad, 10:00 (English)
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Available from: 2021-06-11 Created: 2021-06-11 Last updated: 2021-06-11Bibliographically approved

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