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|Title:||Rule breaking in adolescence and entrepreneurial status: An empirical investigation|
|Citation:||Zhang, Z., Arvey, R.D. (2009). Rule breaking in adolescence and entrepreneurial status: An empirical investigation. Journal of Business Venturing 24 (5) : 436-447. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusvent.2008.04.009|
|Abstract:||Entrepreneurship researchers contend that many entrepreneurs are rule breakers in order to succeed in their venturing processes. Few studies have examined the longitudinal relationship between negative forms of rule breaking in adolescence and entrepreneurial status in adulthood. Drawing upon Willis' [Willis, R.H. 1963. Two dimensions of conformity-nonconformity. Sociometry 26: 499-513.] theory on nonconformity, this study hypothesizes a positive relationship between an individual's modest rule breaking in adolescence and entrepreneurial status. Results (N = 165) support this hypothesis and also show that modest rule breaking serves as a mediator in the relationship between risk propensity and entrepreneurial status. These results have important implications for entrepreneurs' ethical decision making. © 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Business Venturing|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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