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Boris Urban
University of the Witwatersrand
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#1Boris Urban (University of the Witwatersrand)H-Index: 15
Orientation: It is widely accepted that the entrepreneurial process has attitudinal and behavioural components, with recent studies indicating that social values (SV) interact with entrepreneurial beliefs and competencies to significantly influence the innovation performance (INNP) of enterprises. Research purpose: By relying on the prescripts of social cognitive theory (SCT), this study empirically investigated to what extent SV moderate the relationship between entrepreneurial alertness (EA) a...
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Purpose Appreciating the need to foster entrepreneurship in Madagascan rural areas and acknowledging that many unanswered questions remain regards testing the theory of planned behaviour (TPB), the study aims to apply and extend the TPB model by investigating the moderating effect of access to finance (A2F) on entrepreneurial intentions (EI). Design Based on survey data (n = 1,456) collected across several regions in Madagascar, hypotheses are statically tested using regression analyses. Finding...
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Social networks serve as an important source for new business opportunities in foreign markets and are considered as one of the most significant resources for the internationalising firm in emergin...
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Considering the increasing importance of the “third mission” to universities, several scholars recognise that academic entrepreneurship is required for successful commercialisation of research and venture start-ups. While several universities in South Africa have embarked on establishing technology transfer offices, the potential effect of academic entrepreneurship has yet to be realised. This study aims to provide insights into how an individual’s entrepreneurial alertness shapes their attitude...
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Understanding the impact that the institutional environment may have on entrepreneurial orientation (EO) in an under-explored African context is important, considering that researchers argue that f...
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#2Abdullah Verachia (University of the Witwatersrand)H-Index: 1
A longstanding literature has theorised corporate entrepreneurship as a multidimensional phenomenon, which incorporates the behaviour and interactions of the individual and organisational factors within organisations. However, adopting a firm level entrepreneurial orientation (EO) is difficult as organisational antecedents are a prerequisite for the type of environment that promotes or inhibits EO. This article is motivated by the dearth of empirical research on understanding EO in an African co...
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