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282325732 Satisfaction or business savvy--examining the outcome of new venture creation with respect to entrepreneurial characteristics, expectation, optimism, realism, and pessimism.  
The purpose of this research was to explore entrepreneurs' assessment of their new venture in terms of business outcomes and personal outcomes. Business outcomes and personal outcomes...
282325731 The influence of proactive personality on social entrepreneurial intentions among African-American and Hispanic undergraduate students: the moderating role of hope.  
The primary purpose of this study was to determine if a relationship exists between proactive personality and social entrepreneurial intentions among African American and Hispanic undergraduate...
282325730 Porter's diamond model and opportunity recognition: a cognitive perspective.  
Opportunity recognition is widely accepted as a crucial step in entrepreneurship process. Previous studies revealed that there is a need to examine opportunity recognition as a joint function of...
282325729 A study of small business technology adoption and utilization.  
Technology adoption could be a key factor in the ability for a small business to maintain profitability and weather the recession. In particular, green technology could not only reduce...
282325728 Opportunity recognition for novice entrepreneurs: the benefits of learning with a mentor.  
In the past, it has been demonstrated that mentors can help novice entrepreneurs in the identification of business opportunities (Ozgen & Baron, 2007). However, the process by which mentoring...
282325727 Modeling small locally-owned firms export behaviour: the role of language.  
This study reports on the findings of an investigation into the impact of entrepreneurs' language competence on the decision for their small firms to engage in exporting. While the literature...
282325726 Emergence of entrepreneurial retail forms.  
The cross section of entrepreneurship and retail research provided a limited number of studies, although retailing theories clearly indicated the importance of entrepreneurial activities. The...
282325725 Letter from the editor.  
263157480 Exploring agency dynamics of crowdfunding in start-up capital financing.  
In the last decade venture capital markets around the world have experienced growth both in terms of capital under management and the number of venture capital firms providing finance. Despite...
263157479 Mentor functions for novice entrepreneurs.  
In the past few years, we have witnessed the birth of new mentoring programs, which consist in twining a novice entrepreneur with an experienced entrepreneur (also known as business mentoring)....
263157478 Developing business policy to enhance rural small business competitiveness.  
Small businesses in rural areas need affordable access to broadband technology in order to build and run more competitive businesses. Our conclusion is based upon findings from two main research...
263157477 Inventions and innovations: does stage of development matter in assessments of market attractiveness?  
The purpose of this study is to determine whether market attractiveness is affected by the product's developmental stage--specifically, invention vs. innovation. Two databases were combined for...
263157476 The whoop curve: predicting entrepreneurial and financial opportunities in the performing arts.  
Success in the performing arts is measured, like all industries, financially. And, because of the financial motivation, prediction of talent's success is a large endeavor throughout the industry....
263157475 A model for building innovation capabilities in small entrepreneurial firms.  
The purpose of this paper is to present a model for building innovation capabilities in small firms. The United States is a country of opportunities, political stability, and economic growth that...
263157474 Letter from the editor.  
243043160 Proactive personality and entrepreneurial leadership: exploring the moderating role of organizational identification and political skill.  
The goal of this article is to show the importance of looking at proactive personality, organizational identification, and political skill in the context of entrepreneurship leadership....
243043159 Selection of regions for entrepreneurship: an application of the CAPM.  
The Capital Asset Pricing Model is assumed to apply to the state and county personal income growth rates. Systematic risk is measured based on the covariance of the individual region's personal...
243043158 Entrepreneurs as parallel processors: an examination of a cognitive model of new venture opportunity evaluation.  
This study (N = 276) tested the role of individual and situational variables on an inexperienced, pre-nascent entrepreneur's likelihood of pursuing an entrepreneurial opportunity. We...
243043157 Increasing fairness perceptions of government grant applicants: an investigation of justice theory in small business in post-Katrina New Orleans.  
It is critical for government agencies to deploy necessary resources after a natural or manmade disaster for a smooth and speedy recovery of small businesses. However, dissatisfaction with grants...
243043156 Can we afford it? Investment decisions of family and nonfamily owners.  
This study focuses on an issue particularly relevant in these difficult financial times. Can family businesses afford the risk associated with making investments that could generate higher...
243043155 National culture, market orientation and network-derived benefits: conceptual model for service SME's.  
Do the cultural roots of business owners influence the owners' market orientation and social networks, and ultimately affect the benefits derived from the owners' networks? This research...
243043154 Letter from the editor.  
241861847 Entrepreneurial alertness and entrepreneurial awareness--are they the same?  
Often we find concepts such as entrepreneurial alertness and entrepreneurial awareness in the literature, while the authors do not always make any distinction between them. This study attempts to...
241861846 Doing business with the U.S. Federal Government: a survey of small businesses on Guam.  
The purpose of this research study was to identify factors that may explain why a significant number of small businesses on the undiversified, island economy of Guam do not pursue contracts with...
241861845 Strategic collaboration and mentoring women entrepreneurs: a case study.  
There have been numerous studies indicating that women in business face greater professional isolation, continue to encounter sexual harassment, and are promoted more slowly than men in...
241861844 New standards available for private companies: at last a little GAAP?  
For decades both U.S. practitioners and academicians have recognized a need for a simpler set of financial reporting standards, i.e. a "Little GAAP". To date, regulators have not been willing to...
241861843 The impact of personal culture on sophisticated succession planning by owner-managers of SMEs in Malaysia.  
The shortage of younger employees to replace retiring baby boomers necessitates the cultivation of capable management executives to assure suitable leaders are ready for appointment. This research...
241861842 Tenant firm progression within an incubator: progression toward an optimal point of resource utilization.  
The recent popularity of business incubators is evidenced by their explosive growth. Offering experienced and knowledgeable staff members, comprehensive facilities, and below market rent, business...
241861841 Organizational financial performance: identifying and testing multiple dimensions.  
This research addresses the measurement of organizational financial performance. Its primary purpose is to provide researchers and managers a better understanding of the implications of selecting...
241861840 Letter from the editor.  
219062907 The collaborative frontiers of social networks and opportunity recognition in convergent technologies.  
Opportunity recognition has long been considered a key aspect in entrepreneurship process. This leads to exploring the influential role of social networks and information exchanges in opportunity...
219062906 It wasn't an option: entrepreneurial choice through the lens of image theory.  
Why do so few people choose the entrepreneurial career? After reviewing the basic principles and concepts of Image Theory, the author discusses possible explanations for the observed low...
219062905 Franchising as a strategic marketing plan for small entrepreneurs: a test case of the real estate brokerage industry.  
Franchising is normally viewed as a governance mechanism and/or a distribution medium. Most of the existing literature on franchising takes the view of the parent corporation (Franchisor) in order...
219062904 The role of trust in citizen participation in building community entrepreneurial capacity: a comparison of initiatives in two rural Texas counties.  
219062903 Prolegomena to a new ecological perspective in entrepreneurship.  
This paper offers preliminary discussion of a new ecological perspective in entrepreneurship research. Six principles of this perspective are developed. These principles are: (1) The new...
219062902 International expansion of family firms: an integrative framework using Taiwanese manufacturers.  
Globalization and acceleration of technology diffusion has propelled the traditional family firms to undertake international expansion. However, the determinants of FDI and its relationship to...
219062901 Satisfaction, stress, and entrepreneurial intentions.  
The role of satisfaction in initiating and sustaining an entrepreneurial venture has long been of interest, yet past studies often indicate conflicting findings. In a survey of...
219062900 Letter from the editor.  
203030344 A hermeneutical approach to understanding entrepreneurial failure.  
This paper reports an investigation of entrepreneurial failure using hermeneutic analysis of five entrepreneurship narratives. The data used in this study was collected between 2002 and 2005. The...
203030343 Gender differences in entrepreneurial traits, perceptions and usage of information and communication technologies.  
In this research, attempt was made to unveil gender differences in information and communication technology (ICT) usage, perceived system attributes, and entrepreneurial traits among Malaysia...
203030342 Insights into entrepreneurial behaviour in Indian firms.  
Entrepreneurial behaviour to exploit the resources within an organization is a means to maintain competitive advantage and improve financial performance. This papers aims to identify the...
203030341 Assessing managerial decisions using the dual systems theory of reasoning: future challenges for management researchers.  
We focus on likely challenges that will be encountered by field researchers investigating managerial decision-making using theoretical frameworks based on the dual systems of reasoning. This...
203030340 Are entrepreneurs optimistic, realistic, both or fuzzy? Relationship between entrepreneurial traits and entrepreneurial learning.  
This article presents a novel approach to measure entrepreneurial optimism and realism and their relationship to individual demographics, entrepreneurial characteristics, and learning reflections...
203030339 Using family firm boundary management theory to explain the impact of privacy issues on family firm research.  
This paper introduces Family Firm Boundary Management Theory to the family firm literature to help researchers better understand why family firms prefer to safeguard information about their...
203030338 The impact of occupational preferences on the intent to pursue an entrepreneurial career.  
The purpose of this study is to discover if occupational preferences have any bearing on whether, or not, individuals decide to pursue entrepreneurial careers. Specifically, this paper seeks...
203030337 Looking before leaping: the effect of owner decisiveness on small business performance.  
This study assesses the relationship between an owner's characteristic decisiveness and the performance of his or her business in a sample of small business owners who started new childcare...
203030336 Letter from the editor.  
175110726 Entrepreneurship: public or private good?  
175110725 Which classroom-related activities enhance students' entrepreneurial interests and goals?: A Social Cognitive Career Theory perspective.  
175110724 The organizational leadership of the post Baby Boom generation: an upper echelon theory approach.  
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