2 K. Gundolf et al. Annabelle Jaouen is an Assistant Professor at GSCM-Montpellier Business School, France. She is a member of Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Organisations et le Management (CEROM), and a member of several academic associations such as ECSB or EGOS. She earned her PhD at the University of Montpellier 1 (France) in 2005. Her research objects are entrepreneurship and microfirm strategies, notably collective behaviours, networks and strategic alliances. She also works on entrepreneur profiles and strategic decision-making processes.