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Design Science Research in Entrepreneurship - on roles and modes
preprintposted on 2021-02-26, 19:48 authored by Orestis TerzidisOrestis Terzidis, Mathias Gutmann, Christian Ziegler
The paper presents an epistemological perspective on entrepreneurship research, particularly building on the thoughts of Peirce. Drawing from an analogy from the field of medicine we find three general roles, practitioner, scientist, and design scientist. Each role follows a distinct prevalent mode (modus operationis, modus cognitionis, modus transformationis). We characterize the activity of a design scientist, the resultative and processual aspects of the artifact, and present examples in the domain of entrepreneurship. Finally, this paper suggests guidelines that can frame the activities of design scientists in entrepreneurship.
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Lead author countryGermany
Lead author job roleHigher Education Lecturer
Lead author institutionKarlsruhe Institute of Technology
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