Dr. Léo-Paul Dana
Research themes :
Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Research Methodology
Teaching department :
Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Technology, Innovation, Management
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Dr. Léo-Paul Dana is a graduate of McGill University and HEC-Montreal. He began lecturing at Concordia University in 1984, taught at McGill from 1992 to 1997 and subsequently at INSEAD. He served as Expert Witness for the Government of Canada House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport and later as Senior Advisor to the World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises with United Nations advisory status. Formerly tenured at the University of Canterbury, he is full professor of entrepreneurship at Montpellier Business School. He has an extensive research background studying entrepreneurship in different cultures and has produced 45 books and 295 hundred articles appearing in a variety of journals including: Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice; International Business Review, International Small Business Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of World Business, Small Business Economics, and Technological Forecasting & Social Change. His biography appears annually in the Canadian Who’s Who (published by the University of Toronto Press). Current research interests: cultural capital; methodology, wine.
Selected Intellectual Contributions
Gurau C & Dana L-P.2020. Associational strategies for European SMEs’ internationalization: Introducing the Meta-Organization as a Multi-Level Unit of Analysis. International Conference on Advanced Research in Business, Management and Economics, October 9-11, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dabić M., Vlačić B., Paul J., Dana LP., Sahasranamam S. & Glinka B. 2020. Immigrant entrepreneurship: A review and research agenda. Journal of Business Research, 113: 25-38.
Fatma EB., Mohamed EB., Dana LP. & Boudabbous S. Forthcoming. Does entrepreneurs’ psychology affect their business venture success? Empirical findings from North Africa. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. [DOI: 10.1007/s11365-020-00644-3]
Gurău C. & Dana L.P. 2020. Financing paths, firms’ governance and entrepreneurial management: Accessing and applying operant and operand resources in biotechnology firms. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 153: 119935.
Gurău C., Dana L.P. & Katz-Volovelsky E. 2020. Spanning transnational boundaries in industrial markets: A study of Israeli entrepreneurs in China. Industrial Marketing Management, 89: 389-401.
Leckel A., Veilleux S. & Dana LP. 2020. Local Open Innovation: A means for public policy to increase collaboration for innovation in SMEs. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 153: 119891.
Jafari-Sadeghi V., Nkongolo-Bakenda JM., Dana LP. & Anderson RB. 2020. Home country institutional context and entrepreneurial internationalization: The significance of human capital attributes. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 18(2): 165-195.
Gurău C., Dana L-P. & Light I. 2020. Overcoming the liability of foreignness: A typology and model of immigrant entrepreneurs. European Management Review, 17(3): 701-717.
Dana L.P. & Ratten V. (Eds.). 2019. Societal Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness. Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK.
Sahut JM., Dana LP. & Laroche M. 2020. Digital innovations, impacts on marketing, value chain and business models. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 37: 61-67.
Angulo-Ruiz F., Pergelova A. & Dana L.P. 2020. The internationalization of social hybrid firms. Journal of Business Research, 113: 266-278.