Prelims

Rosanna Spanó (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
Nadia Di Paola (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

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Spanó, R. and Di Paola, N. (2019), "Prelims", The Multifaceted Relationship Between Accounting, Innovative Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge Management: Theoretical Concerns and Empirical Insights, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-x. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78769-057-820191003

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The Multifaceted Relationship Between Accounting, Innovative Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge Management

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The Multifaceted Relationship Between Accounting, Innovative Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge Management: Theoretical Concerns and Empirical Insights

Rosanna Spanó

Nadia Di Paola

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

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Contents

List of Tables vii
Author Bios ix
Introduction
Rosanna Spanò and Nadia Di Paola
1
1. Innovative Entrepreneurship: Current Issues and Future Trends
Nadia Di Paola
5
  1 Preface 5
  2 The Pathways to Entrepreneurship 7
  3 Insights on Entrepreneurial Action and Orientation 12
  4 Insights on Entrepreneurial Intention and Motivation 17
  5 Summary and Take-homes 24
2. Controlling Innovation and Innovating Controls Towards Entrepreneurship
Rosanna Spanò
27
  1 Preface 27
  2 Knowledge Management Challenges: The Role of Accounting 29
  3 Innovation Challenges: The Role of Accounting 35
  4 The Contribution of Accounting to the Entrepreneurial Pathway 46
  5 Summary and Take-homes 51
3. Empirical Insights on the Relationship Between Accounting and Entrepreneurship
Rosanna Spanò and Nadia Di Paola
53
  1 The Relevance of Behavioral Studies to Depict the Relationship Between Accounting and Entrepreneurship 53
  2 The Relevance of the Theory of Planned Behavior 55
  3 Research Design 58
  4 Methodology 60
  5 Findings 64
  6 Discussion and Conclusions 77
References 81
Index 107

List of Tables

Table 1. Set Features. 59
Table 2. Measures. 62
Table 3. Membership Scores – Steps 1 and 2. 63
Table 4. Steps 1 and 2 Necessity Test Results 65
Table 5. Sufficiency Test Results – Steps 1 and 2. 66
Table 6. Coding Categories. 75
Table 7. Business Plan Analysis Results. 76

Author Bios

Rosanna Spanò holds a PhD in Healthcare Management from the University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia and is Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Department of Economics, Management, Institutions of the University of Naples Federico II, where she actively undertakes teaching activities and advises students. She has also been Visiting Professor in important European and Australian universities. Rosanna’s main research interest is for the behavioral aspects of accounting in complex settings, and is devoted to depict conflicts and resistance surrounding the difficult dialectic between economic and quality logics, in a picture of growing accountability demands. This research contends that more integration between contrasting issues is highly needed and arguments it from many perspectives and focusing on different settings and circumstances. This research already resulted in many publications on top tier refereed journals, book series, and monographs co-authored with many international scholars. She is also part of innovative research projects funded by public and private Institutions, and serve as editorial board member for important journals.

Nadia Di Paola is Assistant Professor of Business Management at the Department of Economics, Management, Institutions of the University of Naples Federico II and is part of the teaching staff of other academic courses in the field of operations management, supply chain management, and general management and strategy. She holds a PhD in Business Management and she previously received two Postdoctoral Research fellowships in Business Venturing and Innovation Management. She was Visiting Research Fellow at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and University of Cambridge. Nadia is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship, and member of the Entrepreneurship Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing. She is member of the Italian Management Society. She was recently appointed as Managing Committee substitute of COST Association – European Cooperation in Science and Technology (EU framework), for the Action entitled “Empowering the next generation of social enterprise scholars”. She published several articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings around the topics of entrepreneurship, and innovation management. She is the author of three books on innovation and supply chain management. Her most recent research interests concern entrepreneurial motivations, intentions, and orientation; technology transfer and entrepreneurship; legitimacy issues of start-up and spin-off companies; open and social innovation; management of technology and innovation, with particular reference to the blockchain applications.