Identified indicators of exploration versus exploitation (March, 1991) using Content analysis using NVivo software with 100 fashion designer-entrepreneurs [64 male, 36 female; see Fashion Designers slide for list] to explore individual ambidexterity through secondary data in published interviews [Sources: 53 Women's Wear Daily 2004 - 2014; 24 Footwear News 2001 - 2016; see Journals slide in presentation for remaining magazines]. Themes of dynamic relationships and ambidextrous leadership were identified. Presentation is foundation for journal article in progress.
The study of EE at country level is often examined within the boundary of a country’s own institutions, infrastructure, culture, and people, without considering major external influences from other countries or world power. Past literature in EE seldom discusses the relevance and importance of global geopolitical issues impacting a country’s path to EE building. Given the imbalance of world power among nations, in the study of developing economies and their EE, it is important to understand geopolitical issues and their impact on indigenous EE formation.
Solving economic, education, health, and social dilemmas begins by providing opportunities for older and younger generations with common interests to collaborate. Tapping the power of cross-generational experience catalyzes individual engagement and organizational growth. Substituting experiential doing then learning for process-based designs represents a new frontier for entrepreneurship research.