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Brazil: Measuring the Constructs of the Business Incubation Process


Abstract With various gaps remaining in business incubation literature, developing scales that capture the multi-dimensional constructs of the incubation process remains a necessity. While living and traveling within Brazil, this author journeyed within Brazil's well-developed incubation ecosystem in order to investigate the reproducibility and validity of scales whose authors propose measure the constructs that capture the process of business incubation which were defined in their options-driven theory of business incubation as "selection performance", "monitoring and business assistance intensity", and "resource munificence". Regression analysis resulted in the data suggesting that there is no statistically signif... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Bejarano Jr., Thomas Andrew (Author) / Grossman, Gary (Advisor) / Waissi, Gary (Committee member) / Parmentier, Mary Jane (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / Entrepreneurship / Economics, Commerce-Business / Brazil / business incubation / business incubator / performance measurement / Technology incubators / technology transfer
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 59 pages
Language English
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Note M.S.Tech Technology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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