Dean Shepherd

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

Boulder, CO 80309-0419

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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Mismatch between Entrepreneurs and Their Firms: The Role of Cognitive Fit/Misfit

Instituto de Empresa Business School Working Paper No. WP04-10
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business, Instituto de Empresa Business School and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship Research in Emergence: Past Trends and Future Directions

Journal of Management, Vol. 29 No. 3, pp. 285-308, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 May 2011
University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business, Wake Forest University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management, Suffolk University, Utah State University - Department of Management and Human Resources and Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
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entrepreneurship, theory, research

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The Fallacy of 'Only the Strong Survive': The Effects of Extrinsic Motivation on the Persistence Decisions of Underperforming Firms

Instituto de Empresa Business School Working Paper No. WP07-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - College of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Instituto de Empresa Business School
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Aspiring for, and Achieving Growth: The Moderating Role of Resources and Opportunities

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 40, pp. 1919-1941, December 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
Johan Wiklund and Dean Shepherd
Syracuse University and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurs' Decisions on Timing of Entry: Learning from Participation and from the Experiences of Others

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 33, Issue 2, pp. 547-570, March 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Moren Lévesque, Maria Minniti and Dean Shepherd
University of Waterloo, Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management
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Family Business, Identity Conflict, and an Expedited Entrepreneurial Process: A Process of Resolving Identity Conflict

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 1245-1264, November 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Dean Shepherd and Michael Haynie
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Syracuse University
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Are We Comparing Apples with Apples or Apples with Oranges? Appropriateness of Knowledge Accumulation across Growth Studies

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 105-123, January 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jan 2009
Dean Shepherd and Johan Wiklund
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Syracuse University
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Country Familiarity in the Initial Stage of Foreign Market Selection

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 49, Issue 4, 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2018
Daniel R Clark, Dan Li and Dean Shepherd
Fundación Instituto de Empresa, S.L. - IE Business School, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Management & Entrepreneurship and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management
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country familiarity, internationalization, foreign market selection, decision making, cognition, verbal protocol analysis

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Exploring the Heart: Entrepreneurial Emotion is a Hot Topic

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 36, Issue 1, pp. 1-10, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Pace University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Syracuse University
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Vcs' Decision Processes: Evidence Suggesting More Experience May Not Always Be Better

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Andrew Zacharakis, Robert A. Baron and Dean Shepherd
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Oklahoma State University - Tulsa and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Expertise, Management decisions, Venture capitalists, Venture capital, Work experience, Bootstrap financing

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An Intentions-Based Model of Entrepreneurial Teams' Social Cognition

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Dean Shepherd and Norris F. Krueger
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Entrepreneurship Northwest

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Intentions-based model, Attitudes, Perceptions, Teams, Social cognition, Work teams, Self-efficacy, Firm performance, Organizational cultures, Cognition

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Allocation of Attention within Venture Capital Firms

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Waterloo

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Experimental/primary research, Queuing networks, Allocation of attention, Financial models, Financial performance, Allocation decisions, Venture capital, Firm productivity, Management decisions, Motivation

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Stakeholder Value Equilibration, Disequilibration, and the Entrepreneurial Process

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Dean Shepherd and Moren Lévesque
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and University of Waterloo

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Social wealth, Venkataraman, Sankaran, Public policies, Ethics, Employee exploitation, Equilibrium, Wealth creation, Stakeholders, Patents

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The Nature of Information and Overconfidence on Venture Capitalists' Decision Making

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Andrew Zacharakis and Dean Shepherd
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Information bias, Investment decisions, Cognitive differences, Silicon Valley, Cognition, Management decisions, Self-efficacy, Counterfactual thinking, Venture capitalists, Management decisions, Information utilization

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Entrepreneurship as a Utility Maximizing Response

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Evan Douglas and Dean Shepherd
Queensland University of Technology and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Individual traits, Theoretical, Behavior theories, Employment, Self-employment

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Prior Knowledge, Potential Financial Reward, and Opportunity Identification

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Dean Shepherd and Dawn R DeTienne
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Customer needs, Motivation, Opportunity recognition, Customer satisfaction, Customers, Financial growth, Incentives, Innovations

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A Non-Additive Decision-Aid for Venture Capitalists' Investment Decisions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Andrew Zacharakis and Dean Shepherd
Babson College - Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Decision aids, Leadership, Risk assessment, Startups, Venture capitalists, Management decisions

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Human Capital Theory and Venture Capital Firms: Exploring "Home Runs" and "Strike Outs."

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Dimo Dimov and Dean Shepherd
University of Bath and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Experience, Human capital, Bankruptcy, Educational background, Management teams, Public offerings, Venture capital, Firm performance

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Entrepreneurs' Decisions to Exploit Opportunities

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Young Rok Choi and Dean Shepherd
Singapore Management University and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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High technology firms, Firm capabilities, Resource theory, Experimental/primary research, Individual traits, Demand, Competitive advantage, Customers, Stakeholders, Opportunity recognition, Opportunity development, Incubators

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Entrepreneurial Orientation and Small Business Performance: A Configurational Approach

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 11 Nov 2009
Dean Shepherd and Johan Wiklund
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Syracuse University

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Firm performance, Experimental/primary research, Proactiveness, Access to capital, Strategic orientation, Creativity, Manufacturing industries, Risk orientation, Psychological traits

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A Hubris Theory of Entrepreneurship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Mathew Hayward, Dean Shepherd and Dale W. Griffin
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Marketing

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Optimism, Overconfidence, Psychological traits, Individual traits, Startups, Self-efficacy, Founders, Resource management, Firm survival, Skills

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Employment or Self-Employment: A Dynamic Utility-Maximizing Model

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Moren Levesque, Dean Shepherd and Evan Douglas
University of Waterloo, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management and Queensland University of Technology

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Theoretical, Self-employment, Career choices, Occupational attitudes, Age groups, Wages & salaries, Employment patterns, Career changes, Careers

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A New Venture's Optimal Entry Time

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Moren Levesque and Dean Shepherd
University of Waterloo and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Management

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Competitive advantages, Earnings, First-mover advantage, Market entry, Market risks, Market volatility, Mortality risks, Strategic planning