Entrepreneurial locus of control and competitive strategies – The moderating effect of environmental dynamism

@inproceedings{Wijbenga2007EntrepreneurialLO,
  title={Entrepreneurial locus of control and competitive strategies – The moderating effect of environmental dynamism},
  author={Frits H. Wijbenga and Arjen van Witteloostuijn},
  year={2007}
}
Past research suggests that entrepreneurs with an internal locus-of-control personality trait tend to undertake innovative strategies, whereas their external counterparts tend to prefer low-cost strategies. This paper examines the impact of environmental dynamism on this entrepreneurial locus of control-competitive strategy relationship, arguing that the strategy preferences driven by the locus-of-control personality trait produce unconventional strategy-environment (mis)matches. Drawing upon a… CONTINUE READING

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