Evolutionary Paths of Start-ups and Large Firms’ Entrepreneurial Orientation: Combinations of Proactiveness and Competitive Aggressiveness
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- Entrepreneurial orientation, Competitive moves, Competitive aggressiveness, Proactiveness.
Based on combinations of proactiveness and competitive aggressiveness, this paper investigates start-ups and large firms’ initial choices and general evolutionary path of entrepreneurial orientation dimensions. In initial choices, differences in resources endowment determines that start-ups may combine low competitive aggressiveness with high proactivenss, while large firms may prefer high competitive aggressiveness and low proactiveness. In general evolutionary path, the competitive characteristics and developing dilemma may lead to various paths.Specifically, the three-section evolutionary routine of start-ups are high proactiveness and low competitive aggressiveness, high proactiveness and competitive aggressiveness, low proactiveness and high competitive aggressiveness; but that of large firms are high competitive aggressiveness and low proactiveness, high competitive aggressiveness and proactiveness, low competitive aggressiveness and high proactiveness.
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TY - CONF AU - Yang YANG AU - Xiao-Feng JU PY - 2018/04 DA - 2018/04 TI - Evolutionary Paths of Start-ups and Large Firms’ Entrepreneurial Orientation: Combinations of Proactiveness and Competitive Aggressiveness BT - Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 126 EP - 131 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-18.2018.23 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-18.2018.23 ID - YANG2018/04 ER -