Dr. Léo-Paul Dana
Research themes :
Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Research Methodology
Teaching department :
Entrepreneurship & Strategy 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
Okoyeuzu CR., Kalu EU., Ukemenam AI., Ujunwa A., Gurău C. & Dana L-P. 2020. Trade openness, inequality, unemployment and output growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. AIB-Africa and AIB-US NE Special Conference in Africa, January 6 - 9, Chandaria School of Business, United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya.
Gurău C., Dana L-P. & Light I. Forthcoming. Overcoming the liability of foreignness: A typology and model of immigrant entrepreneurs. European Management Review.
Canziani B.F., Welsh D.H.B., Dana L.P. & Ramadani V. Forthcoming. Claiming a family brand identity: The role of website storytelling. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences.
Dana L.P., Gurau C., Hoy F., Ramadani V. & Alexander T. Forthcoming. Success factors and challenges of grassroots innovations: Learning from failure. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
Gurau C. & Dana L.P. 2019. Limits of entrepreneurship? Conference on Business and Entrepreneurial Economics, May 15-18, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Dana L.-P., Gurău C, Light I. & Muhammad N. Forthcoming. Family, community and ethnic capital as entrepreneurial resources: Toward an integrated model. Journal of Small Business Management.
Dana L.P., Ratten V. & Honyenuga B.Q. (Eds.) Forthcoming. African Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Opportunities for Doing Business. Palgrave Macmillan.
Palalic R., Dana L.P. & Ramadani V. Forthcoming. Entrepreneurship in Former Yugoslavia: Diversity, Institutional Constraints and Prospects. Springer, Cham.