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Personality Profile of Successfull Entrepreneurs

Setia, Shinta (2018) Personality Profile of Successfull Entrepreneurs. Ventura - Journal of Economics, Business and Accountancy, 21 (1). pp. 13-23. ISSN 2087-3735

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Working as entrepreneurs has become popular in Indonesia in recent years. The reason is not only they are deemed to be as a hero by the society, but also they are seen as an alternative career by young generation. This is due to their being quite attractive in terms of time flexibility as well as their potential income. People have seen a fact that job opportunities and the competition in the market are getting more and more competition. Therefore, entrepreneurs seem to be an alternative promising career, Supported by modern technology, e-commerce era, digital life style have indeed provided more positive hopes being an entrepreneur, The objective of this research is to examine the influence of personality towards successful entrepreneur. The personality of entrepreneur is based on The Big Five Model of Personality translating personality into 5 different profiles: conscientiousness, openness to experience, extraversion, agreeableness and emotional stability. Sample of this research are 39 successful entrepreneurs, measured by its business growth, profit and turnover growth, employment growth, and length of company's survival. Result indicated that 1 out of 5 personality dimensions: conscientiousness showed the strongest significant correlation to successful entrepreneurs. Keywords The Big Five Personality, suc-cessful entrepreneur

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Lecturer
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Universitas Hayam Wuruk Perbanas Surabaya
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2020 10:23
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2020 04:22

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