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Re-storying an entrepreneurial identity: education, experience and self-narrative

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Purpose ‐ This paper aims to explore the ways in which entrepreneurship education may serve as an identity workspace. Design/methodology/approach ‐ This is a conceptual/theoretical paper based on previously completed empirical work. Findings ‐ The paper makes the connection between worldmaking, experience, action and identity. Practical implications ‐ The paper furthers understanding of entrepreneurship education and its potential effect on the identity of participants. It stresses the importance of offering entrepreneurship education participants the opportunity to take entrepreneurial action. It has implications for the existing state of entrepreneurship education, e.g. the focus on business plans in the absence of an exploration of the identity of participants. Originality/value ‐ The paper is an original exploration of the linkage between entrepreneurship education and identity and has implications for both pedagogy and practice.
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Keywords: Entrepreneurialism; Entrepreneurship education; Higher education; Identity; Individual psychology; Narratives

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2011-11-22

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