Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2018)

Evolutionary Paths of Start-ups and Large Firms’ Entrepreneurial Orientation: Combinations of Proactiveness and Competitive Aggressiveness

Authors
Yang YANG, Xiao-Feng JU
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Yang YANG
Available Online April 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-18.2018.23How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Entrepreneurial orientation, Competitive moves, Competitive aggressiveness, Proactiveness.
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2018)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
April 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-527-6
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-18.2018.23How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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