Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)


Entrepreneurial Self-efficacy. Bibliometric Aanalysis (1998-2020)

Author(s): Diego Norena-Chavez, Cesar H. Limaymanta, Jose Luis Chumbe-Casas

This research aimed to determine the behavior of the scientific literature on entrepreneurial self-efficacy. The bibliometric platform Web of Science Core Collection was used, which, after applying the search protocol, enabled the retrieval of records of scientific production on entrepreneurial self-efficacy (1998-2020). According to year, language, authors, institutions, and bibliometric networks of keyword co-occurrence and author co-citation to identify research trends and intellectual influence, respectively, production bibliometric indicators were analyzed. The analysis of the 265 documents revealed a trend of growth in scientific production during the period analyzed, with English as the predominant language over other languages. Hallak, Rob and Bagheri, Afsaneh stand out as the most productive authors. The University of Illinois, the University of South Australia, and the University of Ljubljana are some of the most productive institutions. The main topics related to entrepreneurial self-efficacy are entrepreneurial and business education, entrepreneurial intention, planned behavior, creativity, and the theory of planned behavior. Finally, Albert Bandura, Norris F. Krueger, and Icek Ajzen were identified as the most influential authors in the literature on entrepreneurial self-efficacy

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