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dc.contributor.authorDottore, A.en
dc.contributor.authorKassicieh, S.en
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.citationJournal of the Knowledge Economy, 2014; 5(4):863-891en
dc.identifier.issn1868-7865en
dc.identifier.issn1868-7873en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/109561-
dc.description.abstractUniversity patent holders have been encouraged to use their inventions to start technology firms. This has been touted as a major contributor to economic development, value creation, and spillovers. It is theoretically and practically important to understand the antecedents to this activity. In this study, we examine Australian Public Research Organizations (PRO) patent holders and use entrepreneurial attitudes, economic personal situations, as well as the environment in which the patent holders operate to understand the differences between those who chose to follow an entrepreneurial path and those who do not. Using binary logistic regression analysis, we find statistically significant differences between entrepreneur inventors (EIs) and non-entrepreneur inventors (NEIs) across variables that operationalize these frameworks. We also find that attitudes moderate the effect of the personal and macroeconomic situational perceptions, even when the independent effect of the individual variables is not significant. Theory and practice should therefore take a holistic approach in order to unleash the strong synergies across otherwise insignificant factors.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAntonio Dottore and Suleiman K. Kassiciehen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringeren
dc.rights© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014en
dc.subjectUniversity inventors; commecialization of technology; attitudes and situations of entrepreneursen
dc.titleUniversity patent holders as entrepreneurs: factors that influence spinout activityen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030028557en
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s13132-014-0224-5en
dc.identifier.pubid171930-
pubs.library.collectionEntrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre publicationsen
pubs.library.teamDS10en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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