The importance of Lifestyle entrepreneurship: A conceptual study of the tourism industry.

Peters, M., Frehse, J. and Buhalis, D., 2009. The importance of Lifestyle entrepreneurship: A conceptual study of the tourism industry. PASOS. Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 7 (3), pp. 393-405.

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Abstract

The purpose of the paper is to explore and discuss the emergence of lifestyle entrepreneurship. The article addresses the question of the relationship between entrepreneur’s life quality and enterprise growth. The purpose is to conceptualize this relationship and to learn more about lifestyle entrepreneurship. Tourism serves as a case industry to illustrate both relevant research in the field of lifestyle entrepreneurship and a conceptual framework to examine the relationship between entrepreneurial activities and perceived life quality. The paper delivers a literature review on entrepreneurship and certain forms of entrepreneurship and conceptualizes lifestyle enterprise’s growth. .

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1695-7121
Uncontrolled Keywords:Lifestyle; Entrepreneurship; Tourism; Entrepreneurial Motives
Subjects:Social Sciences > Tourism
Social Sciences > Commerce
Group:School of Tourism > International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research
ID Code:12150
Deposited By:Professor Dimitrios Buhalis
Deposited On:08 Nov 2009 11:18
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 15:17

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