Novice vs habitual entrepreneurship : differences in motivations, actions and expectations
Gordon, Scott R., Davidsson, Per, & Steffens, Paul R. (2009) Novice vs habitual entrepreneurship : differences in motivations, actions and expectations. In AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, 4-6 Feb 2009, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. (Unpublished)
This research examines habitual entrepreneurship as undertaken by those currently creating a new firm and those who recently had. The suggestion is that habitual entrepreneurs have different motivations for firm creation, take different actions during the process, and have different expectations for outcomes, as compared to novices. Data drawn from a random sample of over 1100, nascent and new firms, in part, support this view. It was found that habitual entrepreneurs are motivated to grow their firm as large as possible, actively define market opportunities during firm gestation, and have circumspect expectations as to the difficulty of business survival.
Citation countsare sourced monthly fromand citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Entrepreneurship, Habitual Entrepreneurship, Novices, Experience, Motivation, Perception, Nascent Entrepreneurship, Young Firms, CAUSEE, Comprehensive Australian Study of Entrepreneurial Emergence|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Small Business Management (150314)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||25 Mar 2009 15:42|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:55|
Repository Staff Only: item control page