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The Entrepreneur’s Values and the Growth Expectations of New Ventures

  • Alejandro CamposEmail author
  • Esther Hormiga
  • Alba Sánchez
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Abstract

In this chapter, personal values are analyzed as factors that play an important role when the founders of new high-technology ventures design a strategy of growth for the company, according to what they consider important in life. This work analyzes on the one hand, how values interfere when the founder sets expectations of growth in technology-based new ventures and on the other hand this work explores the role of values in the level of satisfaction of the entrepreneurs regarding the actual performance of their companies.

Keywords

Nascent Entrepreneur Business Creation Vocational Interest Entrepreneurial Team Congruence Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alejandro Campos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Esther Hormiga
    • 2
  • Alba Sánchez
    • 2
  1. 1.Servicios Académicos. CERI p.bajaUniversidad de GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexico
  2. 2.Economia i Organització d’EmpresesUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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