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Career motives and entrepreneurial decision-making: examining preferences for causal and effectual logics in the early stage of new ventures
Lund University, Lund, Sweden.ORCID-id: 0000-0002-0680-1883
Högskolan i Halmstad, Sektionen för ekonomi och teknik (SET), Centrum för innovations-, entreprenörskaps- och lärandeforskning (CIEL).ORCID-id: 0000-0001-5842-8825
2011 (engelsk)Inngår i: Small Business Economics, ISSN 0921-898X, E-ISSN 1573-0913, Vol. 36, nr 3, s. 281-298Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

The influence of entrepreneurs' career motives is examined on two alternative modes of decision-making logic; causation and effectuation. Based on Sarasvathy's (Acad Manage Rev 26(2):243-288, 2001) seminal study, causation is defined as a decision-making process that focuses on what ought to be done given predetermined goals and possible means, and effectuation as a decision-making process emphasizing the question of what can be done given possible means and imagined ends. Analysis suggests that entrepreneurs who identify themselves with linear or expert career motives have a higher preference for causal decision-making logic. Entrepreneurs who identify themselves with spiral or transitory career motives have a higher preference for effectual decision-making logic. In addition, indications that prior start-up experience moderates the relationship between career motives and effectual decision-making logic for spiral-minded entrepreneurs is found. The overall results give ample support for the assumption that entrepreneurs' career motives influence their decision-making.

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Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2011. Vol. 36, nr 3, s. 281-298
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Career motives, Career experience, Entrepreneurial decision-making, Effectuation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-18879DOI: 10.1007/s11187-009-9217-3ISI: 000287451600003Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-79951722470OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-18879DiVA, id: diva2:537611
Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-06-27 Laget: 2012-06-25 Sist oppdatert: 2018-03-22bibliografisk kontrollert

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