Just do it : action's central role in venture creation
Gordon, Scott R. (2012) Just do it : action's central role in venture creation. In The Joint ACERE-DIANA International Entrepreneurship Conference, 31 January – 3 February 2012, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA.
This study examined the effect that venture creation action has on the outcomes of nascent entrepreneurship. A theoretical model was developed which proposes action as a fundamental mechanism in venture creation. Thus, action should rightly be considered as a means rather than an end in itself. In this respect, action transmits the effects of venture resource endowments on to venture creation outcomes. This conceptual model was empirically supported in a random sample of nascent ventures. Ventures with higher levels of human or social capital tend to be more active in venture creation. In turn, more active venture attempts are more likely to achieve improved results.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Venture Creation, Human Capital, Social Capital, CAUSEE|
|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 2012 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2012 09:47|
|Last Modified:||11 Oct 2012 20:04|
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