“The Psychology of Entrepreneurship, a volume in the SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series, includes over 60 research questions to guide industrial organizational psychology, organizational behavior, and research about entrepreneurs. It seeks to answer questions such as, how and why do some people, but not others, recognize opportunities, decide to start new ventures, and organize successful, rapidly growing new ventures?


  • methods to help researchers explore the domain of entrepreneurship research;
  • the entire process of starting a new business;
  • characteristics of the individual entrepreneur;
  • the history of entrepreneurship education;
  • the cross-cultural effects of entrepreneurship; and
  • the viewpoints of seasoned psychologists who analyze current entrepreneurship research methods”.

The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Editor(s): J. Robert Baum, Michael Frese, Robert A. Baron

ISBN: 978-0805850628