Léo-Paul Dana

Léo-Paul Dana
Montpellier Business School

BA, MBA, PhD

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April 2014 - present
Montpellier Business School
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Publications (544)
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Family entrepreneurship benefits women because of their economic, family, and social needs. But, as rural women, it is not much easy for them to maintain their family entrepreneurship successfully. Thus, this paper aims to explore the main challenges faced by rural women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh to survive their family entrepreneurship. This stu...
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The objective of this study is to test the impact between corporate social responsibility and firm performance using green supply chain management as mediation. The type of this study is quantitative research, using purposive method sampling with 211 PROPER corporates listed in the 2015–2019 period. The study data were obtained from the Indonesia S...
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Numerous policy initiatives designed to support the growth of female-owned enterprises in the developing economies have repeatedly failed to achieve their objectives. Research recognizes the lack of contextualized growth models for defining female-owned enterprises in such contexts as the main issue. Thus, and drawing from our qualitative data, we...
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This paper addresses an important knowledge gap regarding the internationalization of family businesses. To understand the specific factors that influence the internationalization of these firms, this paper investigates the role and articulation of entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and family social capital (FSC) on internationalization performance....
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Creating the proper conditions to change the attitude and mentality of those with disabilities towards creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Iran is classified as one of the general and specific issues, accompanied by concerns over solving the challenges in entrepreneurship and startups shaped by people with disabilities (PWDs). The study...
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With a remarkable history, Paraguay has evolved throughout the centuries. During those eras, the country has turned into the Republic of Paraguay, and its economy has changed dramatically. Like most South American countries, the entrepreneurial ecosystem is changing gradually. In this chapter, the authors review the historical context and then disc...
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Understanding context is essential to succeed in entrepreneurship. South America is a land of contrasts, and context is perhaps even more important here than elsewhere. It is a continent of superlatives, home to rain forest and desert. Influenced by the environment, entrepreneurship varies greatly across this vast continent. Entrepreneurship can be...
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This chapter discuss the Islamic marketing concept and its four distinct stages that form a logical sequence before Islamic marketing could attain the thought leadership position it is capable of. These stages are Islamic Marketing 1.0 (IM 1.0), awareness; Islamic Marketing 2.0 (IM 2.0), Islamization of existing theory; Islamic Marketing 3.0 (IM 3....
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The entrance of sustainable and digital technologies into urban entrepreneurship is a new approach that provides a fertile ground for innovation in businesses. Hence, businesses use new models and methods of entrepreneurship in the context of smart cities to increase their capability and become more sustainable, which leads to their development and...
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The heterogeneity of research topics in international entrepreneurship (IE) makes the identification of a convergent research agenda difficult. Addressing this, we replicate a 2008 Delphi study, analyzing research directions considered relevant by recognized experts of IE, and also comparing the two sets of data, in an attempt to map the evolution...
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CRM is viewed as a strategic software used to learn more about customers' needs and behaviors in order to develop stronger relationships with them. Good customer relationships are central to business success. One of the problems of CRM is implementing the CRM system accordingly, combining it with existing information systems and, most importantly,...
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This study delivers a full insight into the current state of research on social responsibility and sustainability in developing countries. It aims to point out the relevance of social responsibility and sustainability issues, the need for their enhancement as the top priority for business entities. Furthermore, it also highlights ways to enhance su...
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This article presents some solutions to improve sales performance in private enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) in line with the trend of globalization and international economic integration. The article has thoroughly analyzed the theoretical basis of the sales concepts, the role of the sales in business, the and the sales management proces...
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In the developing and third world countries, in particular, a sustainable livelihood approach to poverty reduction has become a prime concern worldwide, where livelihood depends largely on the outcomes of conventional farming. On the other hand, the handicraft sector traditionally plays an influential role in improving people’s livelihood condition...
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Purpose This study explores the effect of internal branding on organisational financial performance and brand loyalty with the mediating role of psychological empowerment. Design/methodology/approach The data gathered from 200 Pasargad insurance employees in Iran were analysed. Structural Equation Modelling and R were used to evaluate the model. F...
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International markets and digital technologies are considered among the factors affecting business innovation. The emergence and deployment of digital technologies in emerging markets increase the innovation potential in businesses. Companies with an entrepreneurial orientation also strengthen their innovation capabilities. The present study aimed...
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This chapter introduces the content of the book, presenting the key insights from the contributed chapters. The book comprises 11 diverse and insightful contributions from nine different countries.
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Vietnam's economy is currently an open economy. Vietnam is actively joining world economic organizations such as WTO, AFTA, etc. Therefore, every business operating in the economy must comply with regulations market law, competition law. In order to gain a competitive advantage, enterprises must know how to maximize their advantages and consider in...
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There has been increasing recognition that for regional competitiveness in rural areas there needs to be a focus on sustainable farming initiatives especially for family farms that are competing with global conglomerates. Family farms, whilst declining in number, are the purpose of this paper studying the rural entrepreneurship in family farms as t...
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This book focuses on understanding the international behaviours of SMEs, entrepreneurial ventures, and entrepreneurs. The collection of contributions gathered in the book highlights the importance of cultures, contexts and behaviours that pertain to the international entrepreneurship arena. The respective chapters address topics such as entrepreneu...
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Digitalisation has become embedded in products and services, and it increasingly supports corporate business processes. However, few empirical studies have analysed the state of digitalisation and its implementation within companies, and the extant literature has painted an inconsistent picture concerning the effects of digitalisation. This survey-...
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Religion is widely regarded as a social force that shapes entrepreneurship and business (EB) activity, behavior, and practice. However, a holistic review of religion and EB literature remains elusive, which could impede the field's advancement when competing arguments are introduced and pure replications are pursued. Therefore, this study conducts...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way business is conducted. The widespread closure of commercial organizations presents opportunities to reset the way business activities are conducted. Regardless of the organization’s size or its status as a domestic or international firm, due diligence is required to find solutions that will allow firms to s...
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Digital transformation and its unpredictable nature make future studies to be of paramount importance for dealing with a crisis and identifying market trends and opportunities existing in new markets. Moreover, future studies guarantee enterprises to develop accurate models toward their perspective and distinguish enterprises from their competitors...
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en Digital technologies permit a massive reduction of transaction costs. As a result, traditional social interactions that take place in the entrepreneurial ecosystem are disrupted and a new landscape emerges. Digital platforms are the organizational form that benefit most from reductions in transaction costs; they take a prominent advantage from t...
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Growing interest in entrepreneurial ecosystems (EEs) over the last 15 years has led to an increase in publications in academic journals. This new concept has become a central topic in entrepreneurship research; however, it remains atheoretical, static and broad. While several bibliometric and systematic literature reviews have developed a research...
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This research topic aims to provide the reasons and explanations for the outsourcing of Van Hien University and risk management. It's not a new issue, but it's not old either. However, there are risky problems that occur in outsourcing of Van Hien School. This research paper is selected and cited through a number of articles and studies by research...
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Although open innovation systems have drastically improved manufacturing performance, still many organizations are not able to leverage open innovation systems due to cultural barriers. This research aimed to investigate the interventions of the open innovation systems between the relationships of organizational culture and organizational performan...
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EURAM 2022 Call for paper: Family firms in the digital age
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Technology-based enterprises play a paramount role in blooming a country economically. Nevertheless, according to a society’s capacity to launch such enterprises in various eras, their volume is less than expected in many economies. Therefore, establishing such enterprises is necessary for developing any country, although its innovation system cont...
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Purpose This paper investigates the impact of bridging social capital on the financial and non-financial performance of family businesses and explores the mediation role of social skills in the context of family succession. Design/methodology/approach A quantitative study, through questionnaires, was conducted among 105 Tunisian family firms that...
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In today's competitive world, three factors: price, quality and time have critical roles in the success of the companies to achieve success in the competition. For this purpose, the companies have to also adapt themselves to changes in technology and environment. Strategic cost management is the best way to improve the sustainable management models...
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Recent discussions about entrepreneurial opportunity development have emphasised on the creation of value for others as its key developmental focus (Emami and Dimov, 2017; McMullen and Dimov, 2013; Metzger and King, 2015). A great deal of the entrepreneurship research has approached opportunity development by focusing on how an entrepreneur decides...
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Focusing on emerging markets, this paper compares the motives behind the entrepreneurial activities of women within and across national boundaries. The research builds on the opportunity-necessity spectra and explores the interaction of four types of entrepreneurial motives: (i) becoming independent; (ii) gaining financial rewards; (iii) the lack o...
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Purpose The aim of this paper is to investigate how social media use (SMU) affects the entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and entrepreneurial opportunities (EOP) of start-ups. Design/methodology/approach The hypothesis testing and analysis were conducted using the partial least squares approach to structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). Findings Th...
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Purpose This paper aims to examine the pattern of publications, using a bibliometric analysis of the Journal of Enterprising Communities : People and Places in the Global Economy (JEC) for the period between 2007 and 2021. Design/methodology/approach The study uses relevant bibliometric metrics and procedures. The analysis covers mainly the number...
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We respond to calls in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice for theorizing on ethnic minority microentrepreneurship (Miller & Le Breton-Miller, 2017; Welter, Baker, Audretsch et al., 2017; Wiklund, Wright, & Zahra, 2019) and adopting qualitative research methods (Van Burg, Cornelissen, Stam et al., 2020). Building on the resource-based view and the...
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This paper proposes a novel approach for identifying the best implementation situation for each activity in a project by optimizing and balancing time, cost, quality, and risk criteria under uncertain circumstances. A hesitant fuzzy linguistic term set (HFLTS) approach is proposed to determine the status of project activities in the presence of qua...
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Women entrepreneurship research in the developing world relies on theoretical perspectives derived elsewhere. Hence, understanding the original business-development approaches adopted by women entrepreneurs in developing economies remains elusive. Accordingly, we collected and analyzed rich data generated through 31 in-depth interviews and artifact...
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The economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic reinforced existing inequalities in the business market. Typically facing numerous structural constraints, during the ongoing crisis migrant entrepreneurs appear to be at greatly heightened risk. Applying Davidsson’s and Gordon’s (2016) classification of crisis responses to the realm of migrant...
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This paper builds on theoretical developments that view entrepreneurship as emancipation, i.e., entrepreneurial activities as generators of change and pursuit of freedom from perceived constraints. Using a representative data set of 1095 SMEs owned by Indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada, the authors investigate how pursuit of this freedom affects (i...
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Purpose The study aims to evaluate the components of entrepreneurship education and training (EET) in India. The paper proposes a framework for an effective EET regime for amalgamating entrepreneurship education as fundamental to mainstream higher education in India. Design/methodology/approach The current study utilises a qualitative research tec...
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Purpose Islamic boarding schools are education institutions that have been developing in Indonesia as places for the Indonesian people to learn and gain knowledge in the perspectives of the Islamic religion and Indonesian nationalism. This study aims to explore the potential of Islamic boarding schools as places to support and to empower the econom...
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This paper discusses the effect of psychological traits on success. We empirically explore the effect of entrepreneurs’ psychological biases on their venture success. Using a sample of Tunisian entrepreneurs and the cognitive mapping technique, our results indicate that psychology does affect business venture success. Especially, the entrepreneu...
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There has been a significant increase in scholarly literature about female entrepreneurship in Africa. In order to take stock of the state of female entrepreneurship on that continent, this paper examines articles published in peer-reviewed journals over the period 1987 to 2019. Using a mixed embeddedness approach, the analysis of these articles sh...
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This chapter opens the book with a detailed, in-depth review of the literature that considers the evolution and many interpretations of the term ‘Minority Entrepreneurship’. Its purpose is to take a reader on a journey of this evolution in a comprehensive fashion. It guides a reader through the world of various minorities highlighted in the handboo...
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Purpose Commensurate with the 25th anniversary of the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development ( JSBED ), this retrospective work distils trends across all original articles published in the journal during this time period. Design/methodology/approach Bibliometric analysis techniques are used to analyse 917 original JSBED publications....
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The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the literature covering the area of management control systems (MCS) and intellectual capital accounting approach in logistics and related these concepts to sustainability of corporate performance. Management control system (MCS) is system in companies which gathers and uses information to as...
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Purpose The ascent of women enterprising community (WEC) in a couple of decades draws the attention of various government and non-government bodies. Literature has mentioned various studies that focus on the factors affecting the success or failure of women entrepreneurs (WEs), but understanding of the ranking of the factors depending on the experi...
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Business researchers and policymakers frequently overlook ethnic minority microbusinesses. Yet, together with small and medium-sized organizations, microbusinesses drive both local and national economies. Combining social capital theory with the resource-based view and building upon 43 in-depth interviews, this study proposes a model of 'compassion...
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This research article investigates the effect of organisational climate and technology usage on employees’ physiological and emotional health damage resulting from face-to-face bullying and cyberbullying at the workplace. Furthermore, we investigated emotional intelligence as a coping strategy to moderate employee physiological and emotional health...
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Purpose This study is aimed at providing a deduction on the necessity of social and cultural capital for entrepreneurial outcomes on a community-wide scale. Design/methodology/approach There is a drift from an individualised form of entrepreneurship to community-based entrepreneurship with a grand focus on social needs of current and emergent natu...
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To launch a new business, entrepreneurs search for information and resources through their networks. We are concerned with collaboration among entrepreneurs with a network, and with the impact this has on new venture survival. Using entrepreneurs’ network data extracted from their respective online social networks, our paper develops a simulation m...