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Roles of multiculturals in the entrepreneurial environment: An exploratory study of multiculturalism in Scandinavian new ventures

Radnai, Lilla LU and Savoy, Alexander LU (2019) ENTN19 20191
Department of Business Administration
Abstract (Swedish)
Multiculturalism theories and entrepreneurship research, in terms of personality, shows significant similarities indicating that multicultural individuals could possess essential skills to survive in entrepreneurial environments. However, these two streams of research have yet to be integrated. The aim of this research is to explore and understand how multiculturals behave in and influence their new venture teams. For this purpose, a qualitative exploratory research design was implemented, interviewing 10 multiculturals working in their respective startups. This research identified common patterns between multiculturalism, multiculturals’ psychology, team role expectations and behavioural roles when working in their new ventures. Results... (More)
Multiculturalism theories and entrepreneurship research, in terms of personality, shows significant similarities indicating that multicultural individuals could possess essential skills to survive in entrepreneurial environments. However, these two streams of research have yet to be integrated. The aim of this research is to explore and understand how multiculturals behave in and influence their new venture teams. For this purpose, a qualitative exploratory research design was implemented, interviewing 10 multiculturals working in their respective startups. This research identified common patterns between multiculturalism, multiculturals’ psychology, team role expectations and behavioural roles when working in their new ventures. Results suggest that multiculturalism would have a positive effect on an individual's abilities to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment. (Less)
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Radnai, Lilla LU and Savoy, Alexander LU
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ENTN19 20191
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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multiculturalism, entrepreneurship, team roles, behavioural roles, personality, new ventures, entrepreneurial persona
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English
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8987569
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2019-07-04 16:19:12
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  abstract     = {Multiculturalism theories and entrepreneurship research, in terms of personality, shows significant similarities indicating that multicultural individuals could possess essential skills to survive in entrepreneurial environments. However, these two streams of research have yet to be integrated. The aim of this research is to explore and understand how multiculturals behave in and influence their new venture teams. For this purpose, a qualitative exploratory research design was implemented, interviewing 10 multiculturals working in their respective startups. This research identified common patterns between multiculturalism, multiculturals’ psychology, team role expectations and behavioural roles when working in their new ventures. Results suggest that multiculturalism would have a positive effect on an individual's abilities to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment.},
  author       = {Radnai, Lilla and Savoy, Alexander},
  keyword      = {multiculturalism,entrepreneurship,team roles,behavioural roles,personality,new ventures,entrepreneurial persona},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Roles of multiculturals in the entrepreneurial environment: An exploratory study of multiculturalism in Scandinavian new ventures},
  year         = {2019},
}