Special Issue "(Re)defining Entrepreneurship in a Post-pandemic Context"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 October 2022) | Viewed by 20337
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Interests: creative tourism; strategy; marketing; local value creation
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The current context has been marked, in the short term, by the current pandemic that is taking an exceedingly long time to come under control. In the long term, it is marked by climate change. These are two phenomena that have led consumers, companies, and governments to rethink their behavior. Several studies have focused on the behavior of these stakeholders in the post-pandemic context; however, studies focused on the development of entrepreneurial skills in a post-pandemic context have been scarce.
At the same time, there is a growing number of voices calling for the need to adopt business models based on a circular economy. Again, at this level, research exploring the link between entrepreneurship and the development of business models for a circular economy is limited.
The study of these areas is particularly relevant since the market patterns are shifting, namely the consumers and tourists are acting and deciding based on different assumptions, a trend demanding adequate and timely response both from firm decision-makers and government policymakers.
Within this context, this Special Issue intends to address this challenge, promoting the research and academic cross-sectorial discussion of the key factors related to entrepreneurial resilience, post pandemic recovery responses and the transition to more sustainable business models. Accordingly, this Special Issue aims to: (i) Study the development of more resilient and sustainable entrepreneurial business models; (ii) Identify the strategies to revitalize entrepreneurship and SMEs in a post-pandemic, including firm strategy, local development strategy, policymaking, among others.
Prof. Dr. Álvaro Lopes Dias
Prof. Dr. Mafalda Luísa de Almeida Serra Patuleia
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- circular economy
- business models
- recovery strategies