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date: 23 October 2020

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The notion of passion has received increasing attention from management scholars in the last decade. One particularly intriguing question is whether passion fosters entrepreneurship and job creativity. This chapter provides a detailed review of the passion literature and then highlights the definitions, antecedents, and outcomes of entrepreneurial passion and passion for work. The review reveals important research gaps that need urgent scholarly attention. Specific suggestions that will be instrumental in carrying out future research to study the role of passion in entrepreneurship and creativity are offered. Research on passion provides a promising avenue to generate novel and useful knowledge for advancing management theories and improving managerial practices.

Keywords: entrepreneurship, creativity, passion for work, harmonious passion, obsessive passion, entrepreneurial passion

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