Edited by David B. Audretsch, Indiana University, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org | Donald F. Kuratko, Indiana University, USA, email@example.com | Albert N. Link, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a special tribute to Professor Mike Wright (1952–2019). It contains essays prepared by the 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellows, edited by David B. Audretsch, Donald F. Kuratko, and Albert N. Link, with a special introductory dedication to Mike Wright’s research career by Saul Estrin, Tomasz Mickiewicz, and Nicholas Wilson.
Mike Wright passed on November 25, 2019. His scholarship, contributions and academic leadership spanned a plethora of scholarly disciplines and research fields, ranging from entrepreneurship to finance, management, economics, and international business. Among his many scholarly accomplishments, aside for defining multiple areas within entrepreneurship, Mike served as Editor of this journal, Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, and was an elected member of the 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellows.
Entrepreneurship, Finance and Management: Essays in Honor of Mike Wright reflects the respect, affection and high esteem that his colleagues held for him. Herein is a collection of reflections paying tribute to Mike Wright, as a scholar, as an academic leader and scholarly innovator, and as a special person.