Looking Backward and Forward? Understanding the Role of Temporal Focus on Startup Performance

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This study aims to explore the relationship between temporal orientation, self-perception, and startup company's performance. Findings showed that high past focus and low future focus, amongst other linguistic patterns, were associated with better startup performance.

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Tata, A., Martinez, D. L., & Brusoni, S. (2015, January). Looking backward and forward? Understanding the role of temporal focus on startup performance. In Proceedings of the Druid conference.