Nascent venture performance : linking novelty of venture ideas and commitment of firm founders as predictors
Semasinge, Dissanayake, Davidsson, Per, & Steffens, Paul R. (2011) Nascent venture performance : linking novelty of venture ideas and commitment of firm founders as predictors. In Maritz, Alex (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, pp. 597-607.
The individual-opportunity nexus emphasizes that both the characteristics of individuals and venture ideas have roles in the entrepreneurial process (Shane & Venkataraman, 2000). Following upon this assertion the present study examined whether the venture idea novelty and investment of resources can make an important part in the venture creation process. Data analysed for a sample of nascent entrepreneurs in Australia suggests that the novelty of venture ideas restricts the performance of nascent ventures. However, the more investment of time and money do not show a significant impact to the venture performance.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Nascent Venture Performance, Venture Ideas , Novelty , Commitment , Firm Founders|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||17 May 2011 08:26|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2011 22:34|
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