Boldness and audacity in the field of entrepreneurship: understandings from literature
Keywords:Boldness, Audacity, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Behavior
Objective: To identify and understand how the terms boldness and audacity have been discussed in researches on the entrepreneurship field.
Method / Approach: In order to identify the articles, the bibliometric method ProKnow-C was used. The search occurred in Scopus and Web of Science databases. In bibliometrics, the resources of Bibliometrix package were used. To understand how the themes are addressed in entrepreneurship, a systematic review of the literature was carried out.
Originality / Relevance: This research presents advances in the discussion and understanding of boldness/audacity theme in the field of Entrepreneurship.
Results: In bibliometrics, a quantitative analysis was performed with 109 articles, in which the following indicators were found: three journals, eight authors, three countries, eight keywords and evolution in the 2013-2021 period. The systematic literature review was based on 21 articles, and the results present four categories: boldness and minorities, risk and investments, personality traits and cultural variations.
Theoretical contributions: The research presents a theoretical contribution to the field of studies, by highlighting aspects associated with boldness/audacity in entrepreneurship studies, providing a broader understanding of the behavior of entrepreneurs and organizations. In addition, for Entrepreneurship researchers, the study elucidates the contexts in which these themes are discussed, in addition to pointing out theoretical gaps in the field.
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