DO RISK ATTITUDES DIFFER WITHIN THE GROUP OF ENTREPRENEURS?


Little research exists on the risk attitudes of different types of entrepreneurs. Our focus is on the entrepreneurs’ motivations to start their business. We find that opportunity entrepreneurs are more willing to take risks than necessity entrepreneurs. In addition, entrepreneurs who are motivated by creativity are more risk-tolerant than other entrepreneurs.

Journal or Publication:
Academy of Management Proceedings
Authors:
Ioanna Deligianni
Irini Voudouris
LIOUKAS SPYROS
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Year Published
2010
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