Entrepreneurial Alertness: An Exploratory Study
Entrepreneurial alertness plays an important role in the processes of opportunity exploration and exploitation. A central thesis of this dissertation is that opportunity creation requires a certain transformation of an individual entrepreneur’s mental schema. This study examines entrepreneurial alertness at the individual level. A comprehensive model of entrepreneurial alertness are created and tested via structural equation modeling on the basis of survey data from 1080 entrepreneurs in two coastal regions of P. R. China.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Construct of Entrepreneurial Alertness
Chapter 3 An Integrative Model of Entrepreneurial Alertness
Chapter 4 Methodology
Chapter 5 Findings
Chapter 6 Discussions
Other editions - View all
Acad Manage Rev alertness and experimentation alertness is positively analysis approach behavioral Bus Venturing chi-square China Chinese cognitive competition-related value competitive environment construct of entrepreneurial Covin embellishing employees entrepre entrepreneur’s satisfaction entrepreneurial alertness entrepreneurial experimentation entrepreneurial opportunities entrepreneurial orientation Entrepreneurship Theory Pract environmental experimentation strategic change exploitation extracted cues factor analysis firm firm’s four dimensions Gaglio and Katz Harvard Business School heterogeneity hypotheses individual innovation interaction item Intra-firm Communication Intra-firm formal Controls Kirzner knowledge l-completely 7-completely Lumpkin managerial capability market opportunity measurement model mediates the relationship mental mode mental schema opportunity discovery opportunity formation organizational capability organizational values overall positively related post hoc model processes psychological questionnaire relationship between alertness reverse coded RMSEA role sensemaking significant regression coefficient standardized coefficients standardized regression coefficient Strateg Manage Structural equation modeling Table theoretical threshold value Unlearning item venture growth venture performance Weick Zahra