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Self-leadership, Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Productivity in the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates

dc.contributor.authorPolitis, John D.
dc.contributor.authorBreman, Paul
dc.description.abstractThe goal of this study is to examine the impact of the Self-leadership styles on the dimensions of Enterpreneurial Orientation in organizations in Dubai and th Netherlands: Innovativeness, Risk Taking and Proactivness. The study also distinguishes the impact of Self-leadership styles and Enterpreneurial Orientation on the dimensions of Creativity and Productivity. A path analysis was performed, applying SEM, using AMOS. The following four hypotheses were tested: H1: The greater the level of 'opportunity thinking' thought pattern strategies, the greater the level of enterprneurial orientation. H2: The lower the level of 'obstacle thinking' though pattern strategies, the greater the level of enterpreneurial orientation. H3: The relationship of the 'opportunity-thinking' strategies. H4: The relationship of the 'opportunity thinking' strategies with creativity will be stronger than that with th 'obstacle-thinking' strategies. Overall support was found for hypothesis 3 and 4.en_UK
dc.publisherICSB, International Council for Small Businessen_UK
dc.relation.ispartofseries56th ICSB World Conference;Stockholm, Swedn 15th-18th June 2011
dc.subjectUnited Arab Emiratesen_UK
dc.subjectResearch Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Business and economicsen_UK
dc.titleSelf-leadership, Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Productivity in the Netherlands and the United Arab Emiratesen_UK
dc.title.alternativePaper sessions, workshops and special meetingsen_UK
dc.typeWorking Paperen_UK

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