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I explore entrepreneurship from an individual perspective and an organizational view. I am interested in what drives entry into entrepreneurship and start-up performance. I study how individual experience - particularly in the labour market – determines the performance of new ventures. Also, while emphasizing the role of established organizations as fonts of entrepreneurship, a central element of my research is the matching between workers' characteristics and preferences, with their job. These themes, together with innovation, its management, the interplay between innovation practices and entrepreneurship, are at the core of my research.

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Research Output 2014 2018

Pay Dispersion and Executive Behaviour: Evidence from Innovation

Amore, M. D. & Failla, V., 13 Dec 2018, In : British Journal of Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Entrepreneurship and employment stability — Job matching, labour market value, and personal commitment

Failla, V., Melillo, F. & Reichstein, T., 31 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Business Venturing. 32, 2, p. 162-177 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Labour market
Job matching
Employment stability

Unpredictably stable. An investigation into the stayer-mover tendencies among self-employed

Failla, V., Melillo, F. & Reichstein, T., 1 Jan 2014, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2014, 16969.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Labour market
Employment status