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A Psychological Approach to Entrepreneurship

A Psychological Approach to Entrepreneurship

Selected Essays of Dean A. Shepherd

Dean A. Shepherd

Within an entrepreneurial context, what a person thinks and feels and how they behave are hugely consequential. Entrepreneurs often work in scenarios of considerable time pressure, task complexity, uncertainty and high performance variance. This fascinating volume explores the unique psychological qualities of individuals directly involved in the entrepreneurial process.

Chapter 27: Project failure from corporate entrepreneurship: Managing the grief proces

Dean A. Shepherd, Jeffrey G. Covin and Donald F. Kuratko

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship


Increasingly, organizations are committing to the position that corporate entrepreneurial activity is essential if they are to first survive and achieve competitive success in a world being driven by accelerating change. For success to be recorded using coporate entrepreneurship, those within the firm must be aware of it and encouraged and nurtured in their use of it.

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