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 7: Social entrepreneurial intention

Evan J. Douglas

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the entrepreneurial intention to be “other oriented” and provide benefits to others beyond the owners of the firm. Social outcomes, profit, and innovation are accepted as the “three pillars” of social entrepreneurship, and are modelled as the main motivators of social entrepreneurial intention. An empirical study is reported where attitudes to these three outcomes of social entrepreneurship are examined as antecedents of social entrepreneurial intention.

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