Drawing on affect and self-regulation theories, we examine how variations in entrepreneurs’ affect and perceived progress impact subsequent effort. Results show that positive affect related positively to perceived progress, and perceived progress partially mediated the positive affect to effort relationship. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
Uy, Marilyn A. and Foo, Maw-Der
"FEELING, THINKING, DOING: AFFECTIVE INFLUENCES ON GOAL PROGRESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL EFFORTS,"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 30
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol30/iss5/5