Academic Entrepreneurship: A Systematic Review of Literature
Keywords:exploration, exploitation, ambidexterity, academic entrepreneurship, environment
Academic entrepreneurship has received a lot of attention in the academic community and policy makers (Teixeira & Nogueira, 2016). The underlying objective to present study is to conduct the systematic literature review on academic entrepreneurship and its role in developed and developing countries. Total 365 papers from 1990 to 2016 and 158 papers were published during the 2017 to 2020 in Scopus and Web of Science databases, after considering the inclusion and exclusion criteria, total 146 papers were considered in current study. The findings of present study reveals that the definition of academic entrepreneurship is still unclear and most of the studies are from developed economies and so far, literature in unable to consider the research ambidexterity among the individual faculty members. The findings of present study will facilitate the academicians, researchers, universities, and policymakers in understanding the role and significance of academic entrepreneurship.