The role of positive emotions in project failure and their impact on Corporate Entrepreneurs’ decision-making and motivation.
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The purpose of this thesis is to identify the role of positive emotions in project failure and how these emotions affect corporate entrepreneurs´ decision-making and motivation.
Entrepreneurial Failure, Emotions, Appraisal Theory, Attribution Theory, Psychological Ownership, Psychological Capital.
Seventeen respondents from 14 entrepreneurial companies were interviewed to identify the role of positive emotions in project failure and their impact on corporate entrepreneurs’ decision-making and motivation in subsequent projects. Interviews were conducted by phone (1), audio conference (2), video conference (3) and face-to-face interviews (4).
We offer a model, which shows the three positive emotions that were found to be experienced in project failure, namely relief, confidence and challenge and their impact on corporate entrepreneurs’ decision-making and motivation in subsequent projects.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 82 p.
Emotions, entrepreneurial failure, project failure, causes of project failure, corporate entrepreneurs, positive emotions, emotions and decision-making, emotions and motivation.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-24203OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-24203DiVA: diva2:733112
Subject / course
IHH, Business Administration
Brundin, Ethel, Prof.