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Master Thesis on how self-efficacy and the characteristics of an entrepreneur affect the survival of a start- up firm

Goksun, Michel (2017) Master Thesis on how self-efficacy and the characteristics of an entrepreneur affect the survival of a start- up firm.

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Abstract:In the field of entrepreneurship, the personality of an entrepreneur is of major importance. This study will focus on the personality dimension of the Big Five (openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism), the dependent variable firm survival and on the possible mediator variable self-efficacy. The following question is researched: To what extent do the Big Five personality traits relate to self-efficacy and the survival of the firm?
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:70 social sciences in general, 85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Awards:Bachelor of applied sciences
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/74096
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