Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research
1996 Edition

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ENTREPRENEURS AS MANAGERS: A STUDY OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENT MANAGERIAL STYLES FOR NEW VENTURE PERFORMANCE

Jaume Franquesa, Purdue University

Arnold C. Cooper, Purdue University


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Introduction
Theoretical Background and Hypotheses
Methods
Results from the explaratory analysis
Discussion and Conclusion
References


ABSTRACT

A typology of approaches to human resources management (HRM) was generated across a sample of 845 new ventures. Performance implications of different types of motivational approaches for entrepreneurs were explored both across the overall sample, as well as within different strategic contexts.

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