Entrepreneurial Intention
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Entrepreneurial Intention

Past, Present, and Future Research

Evan J. Douglas

In this timely book, Evan Douglas examines the limitations of the current models of entrepreneurial motivation. He proposes an expanded general model of entrepreneurial intention, which integrates both commercial and social entrepreneurs, and explicitly examines the motivation to innovate. In this new, integrated model of entrepreneurial intention, he explores the asymmetric data relationships and interdependencies of these four motivations that operate to result in multiple equally-valid pathways to entrepreneurial action.
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Chapter 6: Intrapreneurial intention

Evan J. Douglas

Abstract

This chapter focuses on intrapreneurial intention, or the decision to behave entrepreneurially as an employee within an existing firm. The difference in outcomes for the individual between self-employed entrepreneurship and corporately employed intrapreneurship are argued to cause different preferences for these alternatives. An empirical study is reported, demonstrating that these two constructs are indeed driven by different antecedents.

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