A Psychological Approach to Entrepreneurship
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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.
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Chapter 28: Moving Forward from Project Failure: Negative Emotions, Affective Commitment, and Learning from the Experience

Dean A. Shepherd, Holger Patzelt and Marcus Wolfe


Considerable theoretical movement toward an enhanced understanding of organizational knowledge is underway in organizational learning theory, evolutionary economics, the knowledge-based theory of the firm, and organizational memory theory (Fiol & Lyles, 1985; Grant, 1996; Nelson & Winter, 1982; Walsh & Ungson, 1991).“Organizational knowledge is seen as the set of expectations and assumptions held by an organization's members about the cause-and-effect linkages in their domains of activities (Huber, 1991; Walsh & Ungson, 1991).

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