Entrepreneurial learning: a practical model from the creative industries

Rae, David (2004) Entrepreneurial learning: a practical model from the creative industries. Education + Training, 46 (8/9). pp. 492-500. ISSN 0040-0912

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00400910410569614

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Explores how entrepreneurial capability and identity are learned in the creative and media industries. This sector is of growing social and economic importance, and the majority of its employment and commercial activity takes place within small businesses. However, entrepreneurship in the creative industries and the related development of entrepreneurial skills are not well understood, and “mainstream” approaches cannot be assumed to be effective, therefore the development of a learning model is potentially valuable. Proposes a conceptual framework of entrepreneurial learning in the creative and media sector, based on a social learning perspective. This highlights the processes of entrepreneurial learning and identity formation, and features a triadic model with three major themes. Proposes a group of related sub‐themes and provides a set of reflective questions to assist in practical application of the model by educationalists, students and emerging entrepreneurs. Outlines the potential applications of the model in education and entrepreneurship development within and beyond the creative industries.

Keywords:Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial learning
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N100 Business studies
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:13828
Deposited On:14 Nov 2014 11:56

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