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

By Michael Peters, Joerg Frehse and Dimitrios Buhalis


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

Topics: tou, com
Year: 2009
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