Last week I put a lot of hours in writing my third article for my dissertation. This article is about the way the employees of (former) student entrepreneurs use their social capital in favor of the company. I interpreted the data I collected at three of the companies of former students of mine and I also got inspired by the dissertation of Sylvia Hubner about “How entrepreneurs develop and influence their employees” and the article of Thomas Lans, Vincent Blok and Judith Gullikers about social competence and social capital of early-stage entrepreneurs.
Sylvia Hubner really helped me with here evaluation of the literature on the way entrepeneurs in early stage firms work on Human resource development. I also like the way how she theorised about the differences between the causal approach of entrepreneurship and the effectual approach. This figure gives a good abstract of it: