The Effects of the Small Business Founder's Need for Cognition on Early Stage Performance

  • John Leaptrott Georgia Southern University

Abstract

This study assesses the relationship between the need for cognition and early stage organizational performance for a sample of small business owners who started new childcare ventures. Their need for cognition was assessed as a predictor of performance that was measured by sales growth. The data supported a significant positive relationship between need for cognition and performance as predicted. This study suggests that the cognitive characteristics of small business owners can influence the performance of their businesses.

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Published
2007-05-21
How to Cite
LEAPTROTT, John. The Effects of the Small Business Founder's Need for Cognition on Early Stage Performance. Journal of Small Business Strategy, [S.l.], v. 18, n. 2, p. 77-88, may 2007. ISSN 2380-1751. Available at: <https://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/jsbs/article/view/95>. Date accessed: 27 june 2019.
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