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Considering the Relationship Between Personality Factors and Entrepreneurship: A Research About The Personnel of Sadad Informatics Corporations. ORMR. 2011; 1 (3) :1-22
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-28-7619-en.html
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  In view of increasing levels of competition and the indispensible role of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in organizational survival and the gaining of competitive advantage, there is a necessity for indentifying and developing creative people and entrepreneurs within organizations, in a way that urges organizations to struggle in this area. The present research, considers influential factors on achieving entrepreneurship   in view of personality characteristics and individual differences. Research methodology incorporates both descriptive and correlation analysis based on structural equation modeling. Data was collected by means of a designed questionnaire that was distributed among personnel of Sadad Informatics Corp. data samples were selected in a random fashion. Research results indicated that personality dimensions and characteristics have a relationship with entrepreneurship. Personality factors such as conscientiousness, extroversion, and openness to experience have a positive relationship with entrepreneurship, whereas personality dimensions such as neuroticism and agreeableness did not have a meaningful relationship with entrepreneurship.  
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Received: 2012/08/7 | Accepted: 2012/08/7 | Published: 2012/08/7

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