Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Passion for WorkTheory, Research, and Applications$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Robert J. Vallerand and Nathalie Houlfort

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190648626

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190648626.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 27 November 2021

Passion and Entrepreneurship

Passion and Entrepreneurship

Chapter:
(p.439) 15 Passion and Entrepreneurship
Source:
Passion for Work
Author(s):

Edwin A. Locke

J. Robert Baum

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190648626.003.0015

This chapter discusses the role of passion in entrepreneurship. The nature of emotions, and how they relate to passion, is explained with research in support. By focusing on new venture creation and growth, this chapter presents a short review of how entrepreneurship has been defined in the literature, as well as its value and challenges. Studies examining the relationships between passion and entrepreneurial success and performance are reviewed, and a discussion on the various scales to measure passion is provided.

Keywords:   passion, entrepreneurship, emotions, entrepreneurial success, performance, entrepreneurial failure, Passion Scale

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .