Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

Long-enduring responsible entrepreneurship (LRE)

Research group of Long-enduring responsible entrepreneurship (LRE) concentrates on studying long-enduring, responsible entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial behaviour, and entrepreneurial internationalisation. 

Professor Tanja Leppäaho (Kontinen) acted as head of LRE research group until fall 2017.

Our research interests include:

  • lond-enduring, responsible entrepreneurship (e.g. family firms)
  • entrepreneurial behavior
  • entrepreneurial internationalisation


  • The members of the LRE research group have published in journals like Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Business History, Family Business Review, Journal of Small Business Management, Enterprise and Society, Science and Public Policy, International Business Review, and International Marketing Review.
  • The members of LRE group actively participate in leading conferences, such as AOM, Babson Entrepreneurship Conference, RENT, AIB, and AMA.

Group Members



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