publication . Article . 2016

THE ASSESSMENT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL PERSONALITY: THE CURRENT SITUATION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Javier Suárez-Álvarez; Ignacio Pedrosa;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Papeles del Psicólogo (issn: 0214-7823, eissn: 1886-1415, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Spanish Psychological Association (Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos)
Abstract
Entrepreneurship is fundamental in modern society because it represents an important source of innovation, employment, productivity, and growth. While the first theoretical models arose from economic and sociological approaches, psychology provides models that integrate different aspects such as cognitions, attitudes and personality, which allow a more detailed study. The purpose of this paper is to show the main contributions of psychology to the assessment of the enterprising personality. For this purpose, the main models and instruments developed to date were reviewed. The results confirm that the enterprising personality has a multidimensional structure and ...
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free text keywords: Enterprising personality, Entrepreneurship, item response theory, Computerised adaptive tests, self-report., Psychology, BF1-990
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