Technology entrepreneurship and quality issues:
The theme covers practical and theoretical issues around entrepreneurship with technology driven products, their conceptualization, logistic, IP and quality issues in development and market traction. The research in this area requires multiple skills like, statistical and analytical modelling, product design and developmental packages, with broader understanding of customers. The multi-disciplinary group in this area fosters research separately and collaborative approaches.
Entrepreneurial business environment and Leadership:
In emerging economies and around the world, interest in innovation and entrepreneurship is currently increasing. Entrepreneurial leadership thus require specific qualities to adapt and initiate change in this technology driven economic growth era. This research area offers specific, research tools and concepts that leaders can use to guide their actions in startup-growth- and managing change for firm’s critical requirements.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Technology Transfer:
Governments across the world are looking for technology as economic growth engine. The Universities and Higher Education Institutions are acting as Incubator, Accelerator and Mentorship Platform. This research area looks to the opportunities of process of Institutional transformation mechanism for entrepreneurship Development models and creating an ecosystem for nurturing start-ups for offering a conducive environment towards entrepreneurship development.
Entrepreneurial finance, economics & Governance Issues:
The theme covers practical and theoretical issues around the financing and economics of new ventures, link between their governance mechanisms and firm performance in terms of financial and non-financial performance. This area offers expertise include capital structure of entrepreneurial firms, governance of family business, SMEs growth modes, start-ups and IPO, agency problems, disclosure, and ownership structure etc.
Social entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development:
Social entrepreneurs play a major role as change agents in the social sector, by adopting mission to create and sustain social value, pursuing community opportunities, without being limited by resources, and exhibiting social- ecological accountability to the constituencies served and for the world created. This research area applies qualitative understandings with action research and ethnographical studies being involved in community.