The Impact of Entrepreneurial Learning on Entrepreneurial Performance: The Mediating Role of Entrepreneurial Competencies

Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 139)


Entrepreneurial learning has emerged as an important area of enquiry in relation to both the academic study of entrepreneurship and the practical development of new entrepreneurs, yet it is insufficiently understood area. This paper develops new understanding in this area from entrepreneurial competencies and constructs a tentative framework of entrepreneurial competencies as a mediator between entrepreneurial learning and entrepreneurial performance. This establishes the foundation for the future empirical research.


entrepreneurial learning entrepreneurial competency performance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementZhengZhou University of Light IndustryZhengZhouChina

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