Entrepreneurship as the Unsung Hero during the Current COVID-19 Economic Crisis: Australian Perspectives
journal contributionposted on 22.01.2021, 04:09 authored by Alex MaritzAlex Maritz
© 2020 by the authors. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only had a significant and catastrophic effect on business and economies globally, but has identified the external and internal enablement of new venture creation. This paper aims to provide entrepreneurship insights, implementations and dynamics to demonstrate the role of entrepreneurship in times of such adversity within an Australian context. We provide emergent enquiry narratives from leading Australian scholars, identifying entrepreneurial initiatives as a catalyst to new venture creation and growth. Narratives include insights associated with the entrepreneurial mindset, the multidimensional effects of resilience and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship enablers and the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Opportunities for further research are identified, particularly regarding context and empirical outcomes. We postulate that entrepreneurship may well be the unsung hero during the current COVID-19 economic crisis.
Pagination9p. (p. 1-9)
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
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entrepreneurshipCOVID-19narrativesScience & TechnologyLife Sciences & BiomedicineGreen & Sustainable Science & TechnologyEnvironmental SciencesEnvironmental StudiesScience & Technology - Other TopicsEnvironmental Sciences & Ecologyeconomic crisisemergent enquirystartupsentrepreneurship mindsetGROWTH