Social Capital of entrepreneurs and small firm performance: A meta-analysis of temporal and contextual contingencies

W. Stam, S. Arzlanian, T. Elfring

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Abstract

Despite a surge of studies examining the role of social capital in the entrepreneurial process, no quantitative assessments exist of the empirical evidence to date. To resolve seemingly conflicting results, we conducted a meta-analysis of the link between entrepreneurs' personal networks and small firm performance and identify new moderators affecting this relationship. Analyses of 61 independent samples indicated that the social capital-performance link was positive and significant (r
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-173
JournalJournal of Business Venturing
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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