Title

Digital Entrepreneurship Intention in a Developed vs. Emerging Country: An Exploratory Study in France and the UAE

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Transnational Corporations Review

Publication Date

3-1-2015

Abstract

© 2015, © 2015 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. Entrepreneurship is an important part of economic landscape and digital changed the way creation can be done. This exploratory study wishes to fill the gap in the literature about entrepreneurship and digital and presents a conceptual model of digital entrepreneurship intention. Based on 10 semi-structured interviews of both French and Emirati digital entrepreneurs, results show that agility, entrepreneurial alertness and entrepreneurial characteristics influence intention. Managerial and academic contributions are proposed. Professionals can identify items that will help them launching their firm when academics will find new areas of research regarding digital entrepreneurship.

ISSN

1925-2099

Publisher

Routledge

Volume

7

Issue

1

First Page

79

Last Page

96

Disciplines

Business

Keywords

Digital entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intention, France, social media, UAE

Scopus ID

85007313673

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

no

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