Business accomplishments , gender and entrepreneurial self-image

  title={Business accomplishments , gender and entrepreneurial self-image},
  author={Ingrid Verheul and Lorraine Uhlaner and Roy Thurik},
Drawing on Bem’s psychological theory of self-perception, this paper presents and tests a model that examines the impact of business accomplishments and gender on entrepreneurial self-image and explores the definition of entrepreneurship according to Vesper’s entrepreneurial typology. Regression techniques are used to identify those business accomplishments that university alumni associate with self-perceptions of entrepreneurship. Experience as a small business person (founding, running, and… CONTINUE READING