Regenerative failure and attribution
作者: Grace S. WalshJames A. Cunningham
作者单位: 1Deusto Business School, University of Deusto , Bilbao, Spain
2Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University , Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
刊名: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 2017, Vol.23 (4), pp.688-707
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/IJEBR-03-2015-0072
关键词: Start-upsBusiness failureAttribution theoryEntrepreneurial learningHybrid attributionsRegenerative failure
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)The purpose of this paper is to focus on the processes that occur between entrepreneurs’ primary attribution for failure and the emergent learning dimensions from failure, in the context of regenerative failures. (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br)The study focusses on 21 entrepreneurs operating in the producing services sector, a major subsector of the Irish Information and Communication Technology industry. All the entrepreneurs experienced business failure and subsequently re-entered the entrepreneurial sphere at a later date. A qualitative approach examines their attributions for failure, responses to failure, and learning dimensions from failure. (#br)Findings(#br)Regenerative entrepreneurs’ primary attributions for business failure are examined in detail; four types of...
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