The field of entrepreneurship shows signs that a "powerful synergy of ideas and perspectives is building towards an explosion of new knowledge and understanding about entrepreneurial phenomenon" (Gartner & Gatewood, 1993, p. 8). This trend is due not only to the growing interest outside academia, but to the multidisciplinary interest within the academic arena (Bygrave & Hofer, 1991). It is in this atmosphere that the literature review for this study seeks to answer the following questions:
1. What is the definition of entrepreneurship?