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Entrepreneurship and well-being: The role of psychological autonomy, competence, and relatedness
Stockholm School of Economics.
Hanken School of Economics.
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Innovation and Design. Hanken School of Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8770-8874
2018 (English)In: Journal of Business Venturing, ISSN 0883-9026, E-ISSN 1873-2003Article in journal (Refereed) In press
Abstract [en]

Drawing upon the self-determination theory, we develop a two-stage multi-path mediation model in which psychological autonomy mediates the relationship between active engagement in entrepreneurship and well-being partially through its effect on psychological competence and relatedness. We test this model on a representative sample of 1837 working individuals (251 early-stage entrepreneurs) from Sweden. We find active engagement in entrepreneurial work tasks to be strongly associated with well-being relative to non-entrepreneurial work. Thus, we highlight the importance of individual self-organization—with autonomy at its core—which makes entrepreneurial work more beneficial in terms of basic psychological needs compared to other work alternatives

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Elsevier, 2018.
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-69011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-69011DiVA, id: diva2:1211669
Available from: 2018-05-31 Created: 2018-05-31 Last updated: 2018-08-16

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