Alternative entrepreneurship, a tautology?[Article] by Florent Gitiaux


The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC Paris in 2006/2007.

Are all company founders in the alternative management field? If not, then on what basis can we distinguish classic entrepreneurship from any alternative version? This paper attempts to give insights to define the extent to which alternative entrepreneurship is a specific commitment.

Quote article  Florent Gitiaux, « Alternative entrepreneurship, a tautology? », 12 december 2007, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Article]

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