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Nascent Entrepreneurship

Wealer, Joel LU and Braun, Jacob LU (2013) ENTN19 20131
Department of Business Administration
Abstract (Swedish)
Though much research in entrepreneurship has evaluated the role of personality traits in entrepreneurs, few studies have addressed the personality traits of entrepreneurship students. In this study we measure five key entrepreneurial personality traits; the need for achievement, perception of risk, locus of control, independence, and self-efficacy. This is accomplished using survey data from 31 entrepreneurship masters students, and 31 non-entrepreneurship business masters student. We found that entrepreneurship students scored the same as other business students in; need for achievement, locus of control, and self-efficacy. However there was a significant difference between entrepreneurship students, and other business students when... (More)
Though much research in entrepreneurship has evaluated the role of personality traits in entrepreneurs, few studies have addressed the personality traits of entrepreneurship students. In this study we measure five key entrepreneurial personality traits; the need for achievement, perception of risk, locus of control, independence, and self-efficacy. This is accomplished using survey data from 31 entrepreneurship masters students, and 31 non-entrepreneurship business masters student. We found that entrepreneurship students scored the same as other business students in; need for achievement, locus of control, and self-efficacy. However there was a significant difference between entrepreneurship students, and other business students when measuring independence, and perception of risk. (Less)
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author
Wealer, Joel LU and Braun, Jacob LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Studying the Personality Traits of Entrepreneurship Students
course
ENTN19 20131
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Entrepreneurship Students Personality
language
English
id
3813921
date added to LUP
2013-06-17 13:51:33
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2013-06-17 13:51:33
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  abstract     = {Though much research in entrepreneurship has evaluated the role of personality traits in entrepreneurs, few studies have addressed the personality traits of entrepreneurship students. In this study we measure five key entrepreneurial personality traits; the need for achievement, perception of risk, locus of control, independence, and self-efficacy. This is accomplished using survey data from 31 entrepreneurship masters students, and 31 non-entrepreneurship business masters student. We found that entrepreneurship students scored the same as other business students in; need for achievement, locus of control, and self-efficacy. However there was a significant difference between entrepreneurship students, and other business students when measuring independence, and perception of risk.},
  author       = {Wealer, Joel and Braun, Jacob},
  keyword      = {Entrepreneurship Students Personality},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Nascent Entrepreneurship},
  year         = {2013},
}