From Freedom of Occupation to the Entrepreneurial Society

Edited by Tuomas Möttönen

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Entrepreneurship has become an important topic of social debate. In order to promote business, it is also necessary to know and understand the stages of the transformation of entrepreneurship. More suitable teaching materials are needed in entrepreneurship education as entrepreneurship becomes more and more important in education policy.

This book describes the history of Finnish entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship from the mid-19th century to the present. The book presents an informative analysis of the development of entrepreneurship and the manner in which entrepreneurship has evolved with the development of society. There are also descriptions of the well-known Finnish entrepreneurs of different time periods.

Finnish Entrepreneurs is an essential book for all entrepreneurship educators. The book can be used in entrepreneurship education in different educational settings. It is suitable for all those interested in economic development and entrepreneurship.

Publication series: Publications of JAMK University of Applied Sciences 284
Educational unit: School of Business
ISSN-L: 1456-2332
ISBN 978-951-830-575-3 (Printed)
ISBN 978-951-830-576-0 (PDF)
Published: 2020
Pages: 166

The book will be launched in the 14th Entrepreneurship Education Conference 30 September – 1 October 2020

Contact information:
Tuomas Möttönen / University of Jyväskylä, tuomas.s.mottonen@jyu.fi
Minna Tunkkari-Eskelinen / JAMK University of Applied Sciences, minna.tunkkari-eskelinen@jamk.fi
Tiina Riuttanen / EduFutura, +358 40 341 5853, viestinta@edufutura.fi

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