Personality Traits Model of An Entrepreneur

Secapramana, Laurentia Verina Halim (2012) Personality Traits Model of An Entrepreneur. In: The 4th Indonesia International Conference in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Small Business (IICIES 2012), 26-28 Juni 2012, Universitas Ciputra, Surabaya. (Submitted)

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Entrepreneurship is one of the driver of a country's economic development. Entrepreneur is one who can take the initiative of business opportunities by combining elements of capital and existing resources and to benefit from these efforts. Various disciplines trying to explain the problems of entrepreneurship, including economics, sociology, and psychology. One of the psychological thinking contribution is to highlight the personality characteristics needed by an entrepreneur to achieve success. We do understand that success in any field is not only supported by the factor of intelligence alone, but must also be supported by another important factor such as personality factors. Personality factors which are usually studied in many research is the personality traits. This paper tries to study some of the previous research on the personality traits of an entrepreneur, especially female entrepreneur. 14 female entrepreneurs, 9 of them are members of east Java IWAPI, were interviewed. This study found a picture of characteristics of entrepreneurs that are able to make them success. Summary and conclusion of these studies will be described in a model of personality characteristics of an entrepreneur. The model is expected to be a reference for future studies as well as guidelines for practitioners.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: women entrepreneur, gender, personality traits, globalization
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Verina Halim 188005
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 06:55
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 15:46

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