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Collective Passion in Entrepreneurial Teams

  • Mateja Drnovsek
  • Melissa S. Cardon
  • Charles Y. Murnieks
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Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 24)

Affective processes of individuals and teams at work are increasingly becoming acknowledged as important drivers of business decision-making processes and organizational behaviors. In particular, there has been an increasing interest in the notion of passion and its role in entrepreneurship. Business practitioners reckon that to stand even a chance of winning in a cutthroat environment dominated by larger, richer competitors, an entrepreneur needs to have “passion” – the “fire of desire” that enables an entrepreneur to surmount even the most difficult obstacles.

Keywords

Team Member Emotional Intelligence Relationship Conflict Affective Process Cognitive Conflict 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mateja Drnovsek
    • 1
  • Melissa S. Cardon
    • 2
  • Charles Y. Murnieks
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of LjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Lubin School of Business, Pace UniversityPleasantvilleUSA
  3. 3.US Air Force AcademyUSA

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