HomeDLSU Business & Economics Reviewvol. 11 no. 1 (1999)

Research Gaps in Entrepreneurship: The Case Method as an Alternative Approach

Ma. Andrea L. Santiago

Discipline: Economics, Business



Entrepreneurship is said to spur the economy. Entrepreneurs, who are considered "agents of change," are also said to have become major employers in both developed and developing countries (Sexton & Kasarda, Eds., 1992; OECD, 1998). However, a statistical link between job creation and entrepreneurship (Acs & Audretsch, 1992; OECD, 1998; Sweeney, 1997) has not been established resulting from definition problems that will be discussed subsequently. Nonetheless, the various readings pointed that for several countries, there is a shift from an economy that is basically corporate and bureaucratic to one that is entrepreneurially inspired.