An Overview of The Anatomy of Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Part I Cognition of Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Using Creativity to Defeat Fear and Manage Ambiguity for Enhancing Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Intuition in Entrepreneurial Cognition.- Entrepreneurial Success: A Theoretical Contribution Linking Affect and Cognition.- Metacognition, Entrepreneurial Orientation, and Firm Performance: An Upper Echelons View.- Part II Joint Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Givers, Takers, and New Venture Makers: Why Help-Seeking Processes Are Critical (and Different) for Entrepreneurs.- Conflicts and Negotiations in the Intergenerational Succession of Family Firms: A Literature Review.- Part III Passion and Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Working Passionately Does Not Always Pay Off: The Negative Moderating Role of Passion on the Relationship Between Deliberate Practice and Venture Performance.- Angel Investor-Entrepreneur Fit: The Nexus of Angel Motivation and Entrepreneur Personality and Passion.- Part IV Development of Entrepreneurial Decisions.- Entrepreneurial Intentions, Risk-Taking Propensity and Environmental Support: The Italian Experience.- Lifelong Learning in Europe: An Analysis of Raw Materials Professionals' Learning Needs.- Part V External Context of Entrepreneurial Decisions.- The Relationship Between Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Growth in Italy.- What Start-Up Firms Are More Likely to Obtain Public Funding Support? A Systematic Analysis of the Funding Program Promoted by the Abruzzo Region in Italy.- Nurturing Innovation Through Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: What Does the Literature Say?
About the Author
Andrea Caputo is Reader in Entrepreneurship and Head of Research Training and Development at the Lincoln International Business School of the University of Lincoln (United Kingdom). He has previously worked at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (Jordan), and at the University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy), where he also received his PhD. He has been visiting faculty member in several universities, including the University of Queensland, The George Washington University, The University of Pisa, the University of Alicante and the University of Seville. His main research expertise is in negotiation, decision-making, entrepreneurship and strategic management. He has published in many international journals, including Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviours & Research, European Business Review, Business Process Management Journal, Negotiation & Conflict Management Research and International Journal of Conflict Management.Massimiliano M. Pellegrini was a Senior lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Roehampton Business School and is now a researcher at University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy) where he also received his PhD. He has previously worked or held visiting roles at the Wharton School, University of Linz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Princess Sumaya University and University of West-London. He is currently chair for the Strategic Interest Group of Entrepreneurship (E-ship SIG) at the European Academy of Management (EURAM). His research interest and publications are in entrepreneurial and organizational behaviours; he published in many international journals like the Journal of Business Ethics and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviours & Research, Journal of Managerial Psychology and European Business Review.