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The importance of being emotional: How do emotions affect entrepreneurial opportunity evaluation and exploitation?

  • Grichnik, Dietmar
  • Smeja, Alexander
  • Welpe, Isabell
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    Volume (Year): 76 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (October)
    Pages: 15-29

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