How CEO entrepreneurial attitudes and personality combine to improve organisational performance

Research Briefing

Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, performance, personality, traits, psychological traits, performance, organisational performance, dominance, self-efficacy 

A range of factors have been found to predict entrepreneurial and organisational success. Firstly, a large number of studies over the years have found that entrepreneurial orientation is a strong predictor of organisational performance and, as a result, has come under intense research scrutiny. A new (2019) large scale study looked at the connections between CEO’s personality, firm level entrepreneurial orientation and organisational performance and found some very interesting connections. 

This research briefing is a must read for anyone involved in leadership development, interested in developing entrepreneurial behaviours, or organisational development.

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