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Relationship Between Psychological Characteristics and Entrepreneurial Success: A Study of Woman Entreprenuers in Malaysia.

Nurwahida, Fuad (2007) Relationship Between Psychological Characteristics and Entrepreneurial Success: A Study of Woman Entreprenuers in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The topic of this paper is relationship between psychological characteristics and entrepreneurial success: A study of women entrepreneurs in Malaysia. The main purpose of this study are to investigate the relationship between psychological characteristics and entrepreneurial success among women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, and to determine which psychological characteristics that more dominant in terms of influent the women entrepreneurial success. This study was conducted among 150 women entrepreneurs in Malaysia that were listed in USAHANITA's website only. The finding obtained from this study indicated that there was a significant (2 tailed significant) positive relationship between two variables of psychological characteristics (need for achievement and locus of control) and entrepreneurial success. Meanwhile, the results also indicated that variable need for achievement contributes high influence to women entrepreneurial success.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial, Business
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD61 Risk Management
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2008 01:26
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:05
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/34

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