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EAWOP Small Group Meeting “Advances in the Psychology of Entrepreneurship”

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

We are delighted to announce that immediately after the IWP Conference 2012 the EAWOP Small Group Meeting “Advances in the Psychology of Entrepreneurship” will take place in Sheffield (June 29 – July 1st, 2012).

The aim of this small group meeting is to advance the field of Psychology of Entrepreneurship in Europe and beyond. This will be achieved by bringing together researchers working in the field and stimulating intense discussion, by encouraging participants to make links between each other’s work and by stimulating cross cultural collaboration. The contributions for the meeting will be clustered around four broad topics. Provisionally, these are 1) Entrepreneurial Personality: From trait to process and interaction; 2) Advancing research on entrepreneurial careers; 3) Entrepreneurial leadership; and 4) Affect and cognition in entrepreneurship. A cross-cutting theme throughout the meeting will be to draw attention to cultural aspects.

The meeting also entails a number of keynote speakers chosen among top-level researchers in the broader field of the Psychology of Entrepreneurship. Confirmed international keynote speakers include
Professor Per Davidsson, QUT Business School, Australia
Professor Michael Frese, National University of Singapore and Leuphana University Germany
Professor Lorraine Uhlaner, EDHEC Business School, France
Professor Juergen Wegge, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Confirmed UK keynote speakers include
Professor John Arnold, University of Sheffield, UK

How can you take part?

The number of participants is restricted to 25. To participate please submit a paper to the Small Group Meeting organisers (see below) by March 15, 2012. There will be no fees for participation. Please see the full call for papers here.

Meeting Organisers
Dr. Marjan Gorgievski, Erasmus Univeristy Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dr Ute Stephan, University of Sheffield, UK

The Small Group Meeting is sponsored by EAWOP – the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology, the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Sheffield.

More information at the IWP Conference Website