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Tourism Entrepreneurship Performance

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dc.contributor.author Assaker, Guy
dc.contributor.author Hallak, Rob
dc.contributor.author Lee, Craig
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-09T12:36:25Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-09T12:36:25Z
dc.date.copyright 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0047-2875 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3735
dc.description.abstract Drawing on theories from environmental psychology, social psychology, and entrepreneurship, this study examines a nonrecursive (simultaneous equation) model of entrepreneurs’ place identity, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, and performance across male and female tourism entrepreneurs. Data were collected from 150 male and 148 female tourism business owners in Australia. The results found that place identity (sense of identity with their town of residence) was positively related to entrepreneurial self-efficacy (beliefs in their capabilities as entrepreneurs). Furthermore, self-efficacy is a direct driver of performance, and not vice versa, for both male and female entrepreneurs. However, multigroup invariance analysis suggests that the nonrecursive model is partially moderated by the entrepreneurs’ gender. The relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy and performance was significantly greater for the male group. The findings have implications for scholars in tourism and entrepreneurial studies, and for policy makers trying to support the sustainable development of tourism destinations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Tourism Entrepreneurship Performance en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle The Effects of Place Identity, Self-Efficacy, and Gender en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199635060 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Hospitality Management and Marketing (HMKT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Travel Research
dc.journal.volume 54 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 36-51 en_US
dc.keywords Entrepreneurship en_US
dc.keywords Self-efficacy en_US
dc.keywords Place identity en_US
dc.keywords Nonrecursive models en_US
dc.keywords Multigroup invariance analysis en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047287513513170 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Hallak, R., Assaker, G., & Lee, C. (2015). Tourism Entrepreneurship Performance The Effects of Place Identity, Self-Efficacy, and Gender. Journal of Travel Research, 54(1), 36-51. en_US
dc.author.email guy.assaker@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://jtr.sagepub.com/content/54/1/36.short en_US


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