A reconceptualization of entrepreneurial orientation in an emerging market insurance company

dc.contributor.author Madichie, Nnamdi O.
dc.contributor.author Hinson, Robert
dc.contributor.author Ibrahim, Masud
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-23T14:38:56Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-23T14:38:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2013
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.description This article is not available at CUD collection. The version of scholarly record of this article is published in Journal of African Business (2013), https://doi.org/10.1080/15228916.2013.844049. en_US
dc.description.abstract The authors examine how entrepreneurial firms gain competitive advantage and hence entrepreneurial success by optimizing their dynamic capabilities. Using a single case design, incorporating in-depth interviews with key informants within an insurance company in Ghana, the authors attempt to highlight the limitations of an existing model. Their key proposition is that the growth and profitability exhibited in the case study are largely attributable to its ability to leverage its entrepreneurial orientation. They argue, therefore, that despite the ability of the resource-based view to translate into competitive advantage at the firm level, it falls short of longer-term competitive advantages and entrepreneurial success-especially in the financial services sector with homogeneous product offerings. © 2013 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship University of Ghana Business School en_US
dc.identifier.citation Madichie, N. O., Hinson, R. E., & Ibrahim, M. (2013). A reconceptualization of entrepreneurial orientation in an emerging market insurance company. Journal of African Business, 14(3), 202–214. https://doi.org/10.1080/15228916.2013.844049 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 15228916
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15228916.2013.844049
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12519/156
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis Ltd. en_US
dc.relation Authors Affiliations: Madichie, N.O., Graduate Division, School of Business Administration, Canadian University of Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Hinson, R.E., Department of Marketing and Customer Management, University of Ghana Business School, Legon, Accra, Ghana; Ibrahim, M., Department of Management Studies Education, University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi, Ghana
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of African Business;Vol. 14, no. 3
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dc.rights.holder Copyright : 2013 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
dc.subject Dynamic capabilities en_US
dc.subject Emerging markets en_US
dc.subject Entrepreneurial orientation en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.subject Insurance en_US
dc.subject Resource-based view en_US
dc.subject Entrepreneur en_US
dc.subject Financial market en_US
dc.subject Financial service en_US
dc.subject Insurance system en_US
dc.subject Profitability en_US
dc.title A reconceptualization of entrepreneurial orientation in an emerging market insurance company en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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