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A structural model of the effects of entrepreneurial characteristics on venture performance

A structural model of the effects of entrepreneurial characteristics on venture performance,10.1016/0883-9026(93)90032-Z,Journal of Business Venturing

A structural model of the effects of entrepreneurial characteristics on venture performance   (Citations: 75)
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Journal: Journal of Business Venturing - J BUS VENTURING , vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 281-294, 1993
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    • ...Apart from the firm's own longevity, when analyzing the explanatory factors of business success or failure, the doctrine has emphasized, first and foremost, the entrepreneur himself, which has led researchers to carefully consider variables such as age (Doutriaux, 1992; Sapienza & Grimm, 1997; Van Praag, 1996), race and gender (Bates, 1997; Robb & Fairlie, 2009), education level (Astebro & Bernhardt, 2003; Bates, 1997; Headd, 2003; Schiller & Crewson 1997; Van de Ven, Hudson, & Schroeder, 1984), previous experience, in managerial positions, as an entrepreneur and/or in the industry (Doutriaux, 1992; Dyke, Fisher, & Reuber, 1992; Luk, 1996; Peña, 2002; Reuber & Fisher, 1999), having a self-employed family member (Robb & Fairlie, 2009), motivation to create a business (Alstete, 2008; Kautonen & Palmroos, 2010; Van Praag, 2003; Van Praag & Cramer, 2001) and the psychological profile of the entrepreneur (Alstete, 2008; Brockhaus, 1982; Brockhaus & Horwitz, 1986; Herron & Robinson, 1993)...

    Rafael Fernández-Guerreroet al. The business plan as a project: an evaluation of its predictive capabi...

    • ...However, other studies (Bird, 1988; Cooper, 1993; Davidsson, 1991; Herron & Robinson, 1993) have shown that business expansion also depends on the motivation of owners and their attitude and intentions with regard to the future of the firm...

    Gary Akehurstet al. Women entrepreneurship in small service firms: motivations, barriers a...

    • ...Actually, personality traits seem to have an influence on career reasons and the attitude towards self-employment (Carter et al. 2003; Lüthje and Franke 2003), new venture performance (Herron and Robinson 1993) as well as survival and growth (Thompson 2004)...

    Heiko Haaseet al. The ‘Teachability Dilemma’ of entrepreneurship

    • ...At the same time, it is thought that these attitudes are conditioned by their previously mentioned personality traits, motivations and obstacles (Herron and Robinson 1993; Cliff 1998)...

    María José Rodríguezet al. Women nascent entrepreneurs and social capital in the process of firm ...

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