Synopses & Reviews
Shepherd presents students, academics, and researchers with acollection of academic articles and essays focused on the psychological qualities of successful entrepreneurs. The editor hasorganized the twenty-nine contributions that make up the main body of the text in six parts devoted to acting entrepreneurially,identifying opportunity, decision making, choosing and managing an entrepreneurial career, adapting and persisting, and revering fromentrepreneurial failure. Throughout the collection the selections focus on issues in entrepreneurship and recommend areas for futurestudy in the field. Dean A. Shepherd is a faculty member of Indiana University.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Within an entrepreneurial context, what a person thinks and feels and how they behave are hugely consequential. Entrepreneurs often work in scenarios of considerable time pressure, task complexity, uncertainty and high performance variance. This fascinating volume explores the unique psychological qualities of individuals directly involved in the entrepreneurial process.