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Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur

Cognition, Personality Traits, Intention, and Gender Behavior

  • Ana Tur Porcar
  • Domingo Ribeiro Soriano

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Entrepreneur’s Cognition and Intention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kevin C. Cox, Jason Lortie, Gary Castrogiovanni
      Pages 3-15
    3. João J. Ferreira, Cristina I. Fernandes, Mário L. Raposo
      Pages 17-31
    4. Jasmina Berbegal-Mirabent, Dolors Gil-Doménech, Inés Alegre
      Pages 33-45
  3. Entrepreneurial Personality, Traits and Gender

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Xuemei Xie, Jiuchang Lv, Yuchen Xu
      Pages 91-108
    3. Antonia Mohedano-Suanes, Dolores Garzón Benítez
      Pages 109-119
    4. Whitney O. Peake, William C. McDowell, Michael L. Harris, Phillip E. Davis
      Pages 121-133
    5. Ricarda B. Bouncken, Mahmood M. Aslam, Andreas J. Reuschl
      Pages 135-147
    6. Irene Comeig, Marc Lurbe
      Pages 149-159
  4. Entrepreneurial Leadership

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Daniel Henao-Zapata, José M. Peiró
      Pages 185-206
    3. Hugo De Juan Jordán, Daniel Palacios-Marqués, Carlos Devece
      Pages 207-218

About this book


This book connects entrepreneurship and psychology research by focusing on the personality dimensions of entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial cognition, entrepreneurial leadership, and gender behavior. It features state of the art interdisciplinary research offering a unified perspective on entrepreneurial psychology. Individual chapters address advances related to entrepreneurial intentions, complexity management, personality psychology, intrapreneurial behavior, entrepreneurial communities and demographic changes, among others. Laboratory experiments that study entrepreneurial behavior round out the coverage.


Business venture psychology Emotions and entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial behavior Entrepreneurial failure Experimental psychology for entrepreneurship Lab experiments in entrepreneurship New venture building Personality traits of entrepreneurs Risk-taking behavior Team psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • Ana Tur Porcar
    • 1
  • Domingo Ribeiro Soriano
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.University of ValenciaValenciaSpain

About the editors

Ana Tur-Porcar is Associate Professor at the Department of Basic Psychology, University of Valencia. Her research interests are personality, pro-social behavior, entrepreneurship, and emotions. She has published papers in Journal of Business Research, Personality and Individual Differences, Journal of Adolescence, Psychology & Marketing, Quality & Quantity, and Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, among others.

Domingo Ribeiro-Soriano is Full Professor at the University Research Institute of Social Economy, Cooperativism, and Entrepreneurship (IUDESCOOP), and at the Department of Management of University of Valencia. He has published research in more than 50 international peer-reviewed journals. He has published different books, too. He has been the co-editor or author of several books, including 'Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economics' (Springer, 2012), 'Entrepreneurship and Business' (Springer, 2009), and 'Entrepreneurship' (Springer, 2007).

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