Micro‐social factors in the development of entrepreneurial giftedness: the case of Richard Branson

@article{Shavinina2006MicrosocialFI,
  title={Micro‐social factors in the development of entrepreneurial giftedness: the case of Richard Branson},
  author={Larisa V. Shavinina},
  journal={High Ability Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={225 - 235}
}
  • Larisa V. Shavinina
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • High Ability Studies
  • Research shows that social circumstances influence the development of an individual's high abilities. This paper identifies the micro‐social1 factors in the development of entrepreneurial giftedness. Specifically, the paper considers the family milieu, ‘significant others’ and great contemporaries in the case of Richard Branson, the most successful entrepreneur in the UK. Despite the quite evident importance of entrepreneurship in the prosperity of any society, one should acknowledge that the… CONTINUE READING
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