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Business accomplishments, gender and entrepreneurial self-image

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  • Verheul, Ingrid
  • Uhlaner, Lorraine
  • Thurik, Roy

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Drawing on Bem's psychological theory of self-perception, this paper presents and tests a model that examines the impact of business accomplishments and gender on entrepreneurial self-image and explores the definition of entrepreneurship according to Vesper's Entrepreneurial Typology.
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  • Verheul, Ingrid & Uhlaner, Lorraine & Thurik, Roy, 2005. "Business accomplishments, gender and entrepreneurial self-image," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 483-518, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:20:y:2005:i:4:p:483-518
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