El éxito del fracaso: casos de discontinuidad de iniciativas empresariales jóvenes en el sector de software y servicios informáticos


  • María Dolores Dupleix, M.Sc. Profesor Investigador, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Claudia D'Annunzio, M.Sc. Profesor Investigador Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.



Palabras clave:

fracaso, discontinuidad empresarial, aprendizaje, trayectoria, experiencia


Los estudios sobre Emprendimiento han realizado importantes esfuerzos por determinar el éxito empresarial, estigmatizando bajo la connotación negativa de fracaso la discontinuidad de iniciativas empresariales. A partir de la literatura del fracaso, que identifica factores determinantes, síntomas y efectos, el presente trabajo busca comprender cómo enfrentan y perciben los emprendedores la discontinuidad de iniciativas empresariales en etapas tempranas y cómo afecta sus trayectorias. Se presenta un estudio de casos múltiples basado en historias empresariales de emprendedores de un Polo Informático en Argentina. Los resultados demuestran que los individuos transforman lo sucedido en experiencia, absorbiendo aprendizajes útiles para su desarrollo personal y profesional, aunque continúen o no emprendiendo. Se pretende contribuir a la desestigmatización del fracaso, entendiéndolo como parte del proceso empresarial.


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El éxito del fracaso: casos de discontinuidad de iniciativas empresariales jóvenes en el sector de software y servicios informáticos. (2018). Estudios Gerenciales, 34(148), 262-278. https://doi.org/10.18046/j.estger.2018.148.2646