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Entrepreneurship Addiction

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Entrepreneurship Addiction

Exploring Patterns of Engagement with Venturing Activities

9781788974516 Edward Elgar Publishing
April J. Spivack, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Management and Organisation, Department of Entrepreneurship, Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics, Finland and Alexander McKelvie, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, US
Publication Date: January 2022 ISBN: 978 1 78897 451 6 Extent: 224 pp
April J. Spivack and Alexander McKelvie present the development of the concept of entrepreneurship addiction, contributing to wider discussions of the ‘dark side’ of entrepreneurship. Focusing attention on mental health issues and neurodiversity among entrepreneurs, it offers insights into conflicting findings regarding entrepreneurial well-being.

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April J. Spivack and Alexander McKelvie present the development of the concept of entrepreneurship addiction, contributing to wider discussions of the ‘dark side’ of entrepreneurship. Focusing attention on mental health issues and neurodiversity among entrepreneurs, it offers insights into conflicting findings regarding entrepreneurial well-being.

The book incorporates contemporary multifaceted lenses that consider cognitive, emotional, biological and physiological dimensions of experience, highlighting the complex interplay between entrepreneurs and their ventures. It distinguishes entrepreneurship addiction from other behavioural addictions to develop a robust and distinct empirical measure of psychological and physiological health of entrepreneurs. Describing recent contributions to this rapidly developing field of study, Spivack and McKelvie supply key research tools and map out a research agenda for further investigation.

Offering operational methodologies for the study of entrepreneurial addiction, this book is crucial reading for scholars of entrepreneurship interested in the psychological and behavioural impacts of entrepreneurial endeavours. It will also benefit career-driven entrepreneurs, their partners, family members, and others looking for personal insights into entrepreneurial behaviour, as well as mental health workers and practitioners.
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Contents: Preface 1. Why we should study entrepreneurship addiction 2. Habitual entrepreneurs as possible addicts 3. Illuminating entrepreneurship addiction as a “dark side” work behaviour pattern 4. Measuring addiction to entrepreneurship: Scale development and testing links to well-being 5. An agenda for research and action in entrepreneurship addiction work Index
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