Montpellier Business School

Dr. Nakara Walid

Nakara Walid
Fonction Associate Professor
Research themes Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Teaching department Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Technology, Innovation, Management


Short Bio

Walid A. Nakara is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Head of the Department “Management - Strategy – Entrepreneurship” at Montpellier Business School. His research interests include entrepreneurial personality, innovation strategy, and new forms on entrepreneurship. He is member of the ‘Entrepreneurship & Innovation’ chair, which is part of LabEx Entrepreneurship. He has published his research in several peer reviewed journals such as Small Business Economics, European Management Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Revue Internationale PME, Revue Française de Gestion, Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat.

Selected intellectual contributions

Laaraj M., Nakara W.A & Wamba S.F. Forthcoming. Blockchain diffusion: the role of consulting firms. Production Planning & Control.

Laouiti R., Haddoud M.Y., Nakara W.A & Onjewu A. 2022. A gender-based approach to the influence of personality traits on entrepreneurial intention. Journal of Business Research, 142: 819-829.

Laouiti R., Haddoud M.Y., Nakara W.A. & Gharbi S. Forthcoming. Entrepreneurial behavior through the lenses of the formal and informal institutional perspectives: Evidence from a two-country study. Revue de l'Entrepreneuriat.

Miao C., Laouiti R., Gast J. & Nakara W. 2022. Institutional factors, religiosity, and entrepreneurial activity: A quantitative examination across 85 countries. World Development, 149: 105695.

Laaraj M., Nakara W.A. & Wamba S.F. Forthcoming. Une étude exploratoire sur le rôle des cabinets de conseil dans le déploiement de la technologie blockchain. In Dal Zotto C. Omidi A. & Aoun G. (Eds.), Managing an inclusive digital transformation. Springer Publishing. New York City.

Chavez R., Yu W., Jajja M. S. S., Song Y. & Nakara W. Forthcoming. The relationship between internal lean practices and sustainable performance: exploring the mediating role of social performance. Production Planning & Control. [DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2020.1839139]

Nakara W. A., Laouiti R., Chavez R. & Gharbi S. 2020. An economic view of entrepreneurial intention. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 26(8): 1807-1826.

Khedhaouria A., Nakara A.W., Gharbi S. & Bahri C. 2020. The relationship between organizational culture and small-firm performance: Entrepreneurial orientation as mediator. European Management Review, 17(2): 515-528.

Nakara W.A. 2020. La précarité chez les femmes entrepreneures de nécessité. In Fimbel E. et Torrès O. (Eds.), Les Faces Cachées de l’Entrepreneuriat. Paris. EMS.

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