publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

"I put in effort, therefore I am passionate": Investigating the path from effort to passion in entrepreneurship

Gielnik, Michael Marcus; Spitzmuller, Matthias; Schmitt, Antje; Klemann, Katharina; Frese, Michael;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2015 Journal: Academy of Management Journal, volume 58, pages 1,012-1,031 (issn: 0001-4273, eissn: 1948-0989, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Academy of Management
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Most theoretical frameworks in entrepreneurship emphasize that entrepreneurial passion drives entrepreneurial effort. We hypothesize that the reverse effect is also true, and investigate changes in passion as an outcome of effort. Based on theories of self-regulation and self-perception, we hypothesize that making new venture progress and free choice are two factors that help to explain why and under which conditions entrepreneurial effort affects entrepreneurial passion. We undertook two studies to investigate our hypotheses. First, we conducted a weekly field study with 54 entrepreneurs who reported entrepreneurial effort and passion over 8 weeks (341 observat...
Subjects
free text keywords: /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/entrepreneurship, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/549207066, Business psychology, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/600089002, Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, General Business, Management and Accounting, Business and International Management, Psychology, Energy expenditure, Passion, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Public relations, business.industry, business, Entrepreneurship, Self perception, Reverse effect, Social psychology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

"I put in effort, therefore I am passionate": Investigating the path from effort to passion in entrepreneurship

Gielnik, Michael Marcus; Spitzmuller, Matthias; Schmitt, Antje; Klemann, Katharina; Frese, Michael;