Fatal attraction: A systematic review and research agenda of the dark triad in entrepreneurship

  title={Fatal attraction: A systematic review and research agenda of the dark triad in entrepreneurship},
  author={Katrina M. Brownell and Jeffery S. McMullen and Ernest H. O’Boyle},
  journal={Journal of Business Venturing},
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A meta-analysis of the Dark Triad and work behavior: a social exchange perspective.
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Dark Triad, Locus of Control and Affective Status among Individuals with an Entrepreneurial Intent
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