EXPLORING THE INFLUENCE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP PERSONALITY ON ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION: A RESEARCH IN TURKEY


TAŞKIN Ç. , ÖZTÜRK O. , KARADAMAR A. A.

5th International Conference Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (IMES), Prague, Czech Republic, 25 - 26 May 2017, pp.1003-1012 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.1003-1012

Abstract

Purpose: It is well known that entrepreneurship is a crucial factor in global economy. It is regarded as a significant phenomenon for many researches. Considering the economic problems that countries face in today's world, understanding entrepreneurship and the personality traits of entrepreneurs became very important. As it is well known in the related literature, personality traits play a great role in entrepreneurial intentions. As attitudes toward entrepreneurship can be discussed through personality traits, this paper aims to clarify which personality traits have effects on entrepreneurial intentions. Personality traits can be described as the constructs describing behavioural patterns in people's lives. By shedding light on those traits which drives people's entrepreneurship motives, this paper will help us understand what makes people successful entrepreneurs.