Professor Peter Rosa

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George David Chair of Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Email: UGV0ZXIucm9zYUBlZC5hYy51aw==
Phone: +44(0)131 6503798
Room: 17 Buccleuch Place


Profile

Background

BA (Dunelm); PhD (Dunelm).

Previously taught at the University of Stirling where he was Director of Research in the Scottish Enterprise Foundation (1987-1994); the Director of the full-time MBA (1996-1998); the Director of the Stirling University Centre for Entrepreneurship (2001-2004) and Head of the Department of Management and Organization.

Moved to the University of Edinburgh in November 2004 to take up the George David Chair of Entrepreneurship and Family Business.

He has been a Visiting Professor at the Makerere University Business School since 2003.

Research interests

  • Entrepreneurship and economic development, particularly in the context of developing economies (Uganda, Sri Lanka)
  • Entrepreneurship and the black economy in Africa
  • Habitual entrepreneurship and the formation of business groups
  • Female entrepreneurship particularly the supply of female academic entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurship and family businesses

Group membership

PhD Supervision

Peter is supervising 0 PhD students


Publications

Habitual and Portfolio Entrepreneurship and the Family in Business

Rosa, Howorth and Discua Cruz. (2013).
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Recent Trends in Leading Entrepreneurship Research: The Challenge for European Researchers

Rosa. (2013) Entrepreneurship Research Journal 3 (1). 35-43.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Entrepreneurship Studies

Rosa and Caulkins, D. (2013). 98-121.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Cultural consensus in lending to knowledge-based business

Rosa, Gorman, G. and Faseruk, A. (2012).
Contribution to conference: Paper
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Cultural consensus in lending to knowledge based businesses

Rosa and Gorman, G. (2012) Journal of Business Diversity 12 (3).
Contribution to journal: Article
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The Growth of Business Groups by Habitual Entrepreneurs: The Role of Entrepreneurial Teams

Iacobucci and Rosa. (2010) Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 34 (2). 351-377.
Contribution to journal: Article

GEM Uganda Executive Report

Rosa, P. (2010).
Book/Report: Commissioned report

Female academics and the commercialisation of science and technology

Fuentes, M., Cooper, Bojica, A .M. and Rosa. (2010).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Entrepreneurial wildlife exploitation in Africa: an Overview

Rosa, P. and Joubert, P. (2009).
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter

Wildlife exploitation in sub-Saharan Africa: an entrepreneurial analysis

Rosa, P. (2009).
Contribution to conference: Other
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The contribution of portfolio entrepreneurs to economic development and growth. The Uganda Laboratory Case

Rosa, P. (2009).
Contribution to conference: Other

African family businesses: a research agenda

Rosa, P. (2008).
Contribution to conference: Other

Habitual entrepreneurship and transgenerational continuity in family business

Rosa, P. (2008).
Contribution to conference: Other
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Entrepreneurial motivation in developing countries: what does 'necessity' and 'opportunity' entrepreneurship really mean?

Rosa. (2007) Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
Contribution to journal: Article

Opportunity, Necessity and Entrepreneurial Sucess: A farming perspective

Rosa, Kodithwakku, S., Young, J. and Little, D. (2007).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Habitual Entrepreneurship And The Family Business: A Transgenerational Perspective

Rosa, Iacobucci, D. and Balunywa. (2006).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Innovation and industrialization: the way ahead for developing countries

Rosa and Ateljevic, J. (2006) Acta Economica 4 (4). 77-94.
Contribution to journal: Article

Gender and the commercialisation of University Science: academci founders of spinout companies

Rosa and Dawson, A. (2006) Entrepreneurship and Regional Development 18. 341-366.
Contribution to journal: Article

Lending to knowledge based businesses

Rosa, Faseruk, A. and Gorman, G. (2005) Journal of Business Venturing 20. 793-819.
Contribution to journal: Article

An exploratory study of ending to knowledge-based businesses

Rosa and Gorman, G. (2005) Journal of Business Venturing.
Contribution to journal: Article

Entrepreneurial teams within franchise firms

Rosa and Clarkin, J. (2005) International Small Business Journal 23. 303-334.
Contribution to journal: Article

Growth, diversification and business growth formation in entrepreneurial firms

Rosa and Iacobucci, D. (2004) Small Business Economics 25. 65-68.
Contribution to journal: Article

'Hardly likely to make the Japanese Tremble', the businesses of recently graduated University and College Entrepreneurs

Rosa. (2003) International Small Business Journal 21. 429-451.
Contribution to journal: Article

The entrepreneurial process and economic success in a constrained environment

Rosa and Kodithuwakku, S. (2002) Journal of Business Venturing 17. 431-465.
Contribution to journal: Article

Illegality and entrepreneurial Nigerian cross-border traders

Rosa and Fadahunsi, A. (2002) Journal of Business Venturing 17. 397-429.
Contribution to journal: Article