Maija Renko

University of Illinois at Chicago

Associate Professor

601 S. Morgan St. (M/C 243)

University Hall 2203

Chicago, IL 60607-7122

United States

http://business.uic.edu/faculty/maija-renko

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Understanding and Measuring Entrepreneurial Leadership Style

Journal of Small Business Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Sep 2012
University of Illinois at Chicago, George Washington University, Åbo Akademi University and Åbo Akademi University
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Entrepreneurship, leadership, entrepreneurial leadership

Understanding and Measuring Entrepreneurial Leadership Style

Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 53, Issue 1, pp. 54-74, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
University of Illinois at Chicago, George Washington University, Florida International University (FIU) and Åbo Akademi University
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Market Orientation in Markets for Technology - Evidence from Biotechnology Ventures

PUBLICATIONS OF THE TURKU SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS SERIES, Esa Print Tampere, 2006
Number of pages: 324 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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entrepreneurship, market orientation, markets for technology, biotechnology

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Entrepreneurial Leadership

Forthcoming in "Nature of Leadership", 3rd edition. Edited by David V. Day and John Antonakis. SAGE Publications
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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entrepreneurship, leadership, entrepreneurial leadership

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Expectancy Theory and Nascent Entrepreneurship

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Maija Renko, K. Galen Kroeck and Amanda Bullough
University of Illinois at Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Delaware
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Expectancy theory, Nascent entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial motivation, Startup process

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Background of Entrepreneurs: Behavioral Determinants and Motivation

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2014
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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entrepreneurship, motivation

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Growth and Profitability in Small Privately Held Biotech Firms: Preliminary Findings

New Biotechnology, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 369-376, June 2009 , UIC College of Business Administration Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 May 2009
Åbo Akademi University, Florida International University (FIU), University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Business and Economics - Åbo Akademi University, Åbo Akademi University and Åbo Akademi University
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Biotechnology, profitability, growth, entrepreneurship

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The Role of Market Knowledge in Recognizing and Exploiting Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Technology Intensive Firms

Kauffman Foundation Young Scholars Research
Number of pages: 242 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Entrepreneurship, Opportunity recognition, Biotechnology

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Crowdfunding by Non-Profit and Social Ventures

Forthcoming in: Handbook of Research on Crowdfunding, edited by Hans Landstrom, Annaleena Parhankangas and Colin Mason
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Maija Renko, Todd W. Moss and Anna K. Lloyd
University of Illinois at Chicago, Syracuse University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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crowdfunding, social enterprise, non-profit organization

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Profiling the Growth Oriented Nascent Entrepreneur in the US - Evidence from Representative Samples

Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, August 11-16, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Maija Renko and Paul D. Reynolds
University of Illinois at Chicago and Florida International University, Eugenio Pino & Family Global Entrepreneurship Center
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Nascent entrepreneurship, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

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Sources, Development and Uses of Innovation in Modern Biotechnology

International Journal of Technoentrepreneurship, Vol. 1, No. 4, 345-362
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
University of Illinois at Chicago, Åbo Akademi University and Florida International University (FIU)
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Innovation, biotechnology industry

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Differences in the Strategic Orientations of Nordic and US-Based Young Biotechnology Ventures

INTERNATIONALISATION, INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP: NEW VENTURES IN LIFE SCIENCE, Marian V. Jones, Colin Wheeler & Pavlos Dimitratos, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, UIC College of Business Administration Research Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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BIotechnology, entrepreneurship, market orientation, entrepreneurial orientation

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The Living Dead - Why They Turned Out that Way?

Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2008 , Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
University of Illinois at Chicago, Florida International University (FIU) and Åbo Akademi University
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Entrepreneurship

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Perception of Entrepreneurial Opportunity: A General Framework

Management Decision, Vol. 50, No. 7, pp.1233-1251, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Maija Renko, Rod Shrader and Mark Simon
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Managerial Studies and Oakland University - School of Business Administration - Dept. of Management and Marketing
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Austrian economics, Economics, Entrepreneurialism, Entrepreneurship, Opportunity recognition

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Passionate Bricoleurs and New Venture Survival

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 31, No. 5, 2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Dec 2016
Pekka Stenholm and Maija Renko
University of Turku, School of Economics and University of Illinois at Chicago
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entrepreneurial passion, bricolage, survival

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Timely Creation of New Organizations - Imprinting Effects of Entrepreneurs' Initial Founding Decisions

Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Feb 2014
Erno T. Tornikoski and Maija Renko
Grenoble Ecole de Management and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Entrepreneurship, Start-up process, Organizational emergence, Individual-opportunity nexus, Timely organization creation, PSED

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Early Challenges of Nascent Social Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(5), 1045-1069, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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social entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurship, nascent entrepreneurs

Early Challenges of Nascent Social Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 37, Issue 5, pp. 1045-1069, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Maija Renko
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Danger Zone Entrepreneurs: The Importance of Resilience and Self‐Efficacy for Entrepreneurial Intentions

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 38(3), 473-499.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Amanda Bullough, Maija Renko and Tamara Myatt
University of Delaware, University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
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entrepreneurship, resilience, self-efficacy, Afghanistan, perceived danger

Danger Zone Entrepreneurs: The Importance of Resilience and Self‐Efficacy for Entrepreneurial Intentions

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 473-499, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Apr 2014
Amanda Bullough, Maija Renko and Tamara Myatt
University of Delaware, University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
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Liabilities, Advantages and Buffers of Newness: How Young Age Makes Internationalization Possible

Group & Organization Management, 41 (6), 786-822
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
University of Illinois at Chicago, Florida International University (FIU), University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Managerial Studies, Åbo Akademi University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Liability of newness, Liability of foreignness, International new ventures

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How Motivation Matters: Conceptual Alignment of Individual and Opportunity As a Predictor of Starting Up

Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Volume 8, November 2017, Pages 56-63
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Maija Renko and Michael Freeman
University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
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nascent entrepreneurship, financial motivation, individual-opportunity alignment, PSED, person-opportunity fit

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Entrepreneurship by and for Disadvantaged Populations: Global Evidence

Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility: Psychological and Organizational Perspectives, edited by A. McWilliams, D.E. Rupp, D. Siegel, G. Stahl, and D. Waldman. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Maija Renko and Michael Freeman
University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Disadvantage

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Women's Business Ownership: Operating within the Context of Institutional and In-Group Collectivism

Journal of Management (2017), Vol. 43, No. 7, 2037-2064, Available On-line Frist
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Amanda Bullough, Maija Renko and Dina Abdelzaher
University of Delaware, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Houston, Clear Lake
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collectivism, culture, women’s businesses, women’s entrepreneurship, gender and entrepreneurship, women’s business ownership, women business owners, collectivism and entrepreneurship, collectivism and women’s entrepreneurship, institutional collectivism, in-group collectivism, individualism

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A Different Frame of Reference: Entrepreneurship and Gender Differences in the Perception of Danger

Academy of Management Discoveries. 2017. 3(1): 21-41. 10.5465/amd.2015.0026.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2017
Amanda Bullough and Maija Renko
University of Delaware and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Danger, Gender, Entrepreneurial Intentions

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The Effect of a Market Orientation, Entrepreneurial Orientation, and Technological Capability on Innovativeness: A Study of Young Biotechnology Ventures in the United States and in Scandinavia

Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 331-369, July 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
University of Illinois at Chicago, Florida International University (FIU) and Åbo Akademi University
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Cognitive Maps and Perceptions of Entrepreneurial Growth: A Quasi-Experimental Study in the Differences between Technology Entrepreneurs, Corporate Managers, and Students

Journal of Enterprising Culture
Posted: 24 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 03 May 2010
Åbo Akademi University, Åbo Akademi University, Åbo Akademi University - Economics & Statistics and University of Illinois at Chicago

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Growth, profitability, technology entrepreneurship, cognitive maps, perceptions, critical success factors

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Exploring the Born Global Concept in the Biotechnology Context

Journal of Enterprising Culture, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 79-100
Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Åbo Akademi University, Florida International University (FIU) and University of Illinois at Chicago

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Born Global, biotechnology

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Critical Innovation Characteristics Influencing the Acceptability of a New Pharmaceutical Product Format

Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. 23, No. 3/4, pp. 327-346
Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Elina Jaakkola and Maija Renko
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Illinois at Chicago

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