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EVALUATION WITHOUT BIAS: A METHODOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR BUSINESS INCUBATORS

revue d'origine de cet article : Région et Développement 33

Date de publication : mai 2011
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Abstract: Business growth and formation are fundamental drivers of job creation
and economic growth. Business incubators provide a nurturing environment,
through an array of business support resources and services, where entrepreneurs,
start-ups, and small businesses can commercially validate and transform
their ideas and concepts into viable and tangible products and services. Despite
growing attention to evaluate the performance and impact of business incubators,
the existing literature continues to suffer from methodological, theoretical,
and empirical limitations. In particular, existing performance measures have
inherent biases that lead them to underestimate the role of business incubators
in entrepreneurship and economic development in economically distressed areas,
which typically face disadvantageous local economic conditions. The purpose
of this paper is to

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-55184-8 • mai 2011 • 15 pages
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