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By Wiklund, Katz J.A., Shepherd D.

ISBN-10: 0762313293

ISBN-13: 9780762313297

One of the significant methods researchers take into consideration study issues and methods, the lesson of those ten chapters through some of the ''new breed'' of ecu entrepreneurship researchers is that these values and world-views that have routinely been the hallmark of the ecu process, stay glaring because the underpinnings of the ''new breed'' process. In doing so, the sphere of entrepreneurship will develop by way of the variety of principles, facts assets, and strategies. it's going to additionally develop extra aggressive, in the beginning throughout the addition of recent humans, yet as their principles start to achieve traction, as differing worldviews and techniques come to the fore, and maybe occasionally into clash. notwithstanding, that kind of alternate, one that broadens each one player, is what technology and academia is all approximately, and the ''new breed,'' via efforts similar to the quantity you're conserving, are operating to start up that technique.

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Practice Recommendations The empirical basis for practice recommendations in entrepreneurship can often be strengthened (Davidsson, 2004). Frequently, what is considered best practices may be a result of fads. , 2005). Examples of practice recommendations of meta-analyses are numerous. First, practice recommendations can guide policy makers. For example, the German government introduced in 1994 the so-called IchAG. The goal of the program was to support entrepreneurship. One of the most important criteria for attending the program was a formal registration of unemployment.

Baum, Locke, & Smith, 2001; Johnson, 2003; Kanfer, 1992; Rauch & Frese, 2000). Thus, the effect of personality traits on business creation and success is mediated by more proximal variables. , Shane & Venkataramen, 2000). Moreover, the effects of personality traits are dependent on situational variables (Magnusson & Endler, 1977). As a consequence, metaanalyses on personality traits of entrepreneurs should not only address the strength of relationships but test intervening variables and moderators as well.

First, the effect of personality traits is not direct. Thus, the personality approach to entrepreneurship needs to develop theories on moderators. There are theoretical as well as empirical models that suggest the need to study business strategy, Meta-Analysis as a Tool for Developing Entrepreneurship Research 37 environmental conditions, competencies, and organizational variables as moderator variables (Baum, 1995; Sandberg & Hofer, 1987; Rauch & Frese, 2000). Second, there is theoretical and empirical support for the view that the relationship between personality and entrepreneurial outcomes is mediated (see above) and, therefore, the validities should be higher if one includes such mediators in the prediction of success.

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