Entrepreneurial Intentions: Moving the Field Forwards:

Published on Feb 11, 2021in Journal of Entrepreneurship
· DOI :10.1177/0971355720974801
Colin Donaldson2
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Francisco Liñán30
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(ARU: Anglia Ruskin University),
Joaquín Alegre27
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(University of Valencia)
The purpose of this article is to articulate reasoning as to why there is a pressing need for a contextually based temporal approach towards the study of entrepreneurial intentions. Having done so,...
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