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Stela Ivanova graduated in 2012 from City University of London with a masters degree in Organisational Psychology. Her master thesis, on the topic of resilience, has been further developed and presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland, Division of Work and Organisational Psychology. Before commencing her Ph.D. at the School of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences in the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing group, Stela worked for an international publisher of psychometrics. Since September 2014, Stela is pursuing her Ph.D in Entrepreneurship, focusing on the role of psychological factors (e.g., emotions, cognition etc.) in early stage entrepreneurial decision making.

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Emotion Business & Economics
Controllability Business & Economics
Organizational psychology Business & Economics
Technology entrepreneurship Business & Economics
Decision making Business & Economics
Psychometrics Business & Economics
Marketing Business & Economics
Ireland Business & Economics

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Research Output 2016 2018

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 Other
  • 1 Article
3 Citations

Emotional paths leading to opportunity desirability and feasibility beliefs through controllability

Ivanova, S., Treffers, T. & Langerak, F., 2018, In : International Small Business Journal. 36, 5, p. 546-573 28 p.

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Open Access
Entrepreneurial opportunity
Experimental study

The effect of anger, fear and happiness on the formation of opportunity desirability and feasibility beliefs.

Ivanova, S., Treffers, T. & Langerak, F., 2016

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Entrepreneurship in action

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