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URN etd-0719117-111917
Author Yu-ching Chang
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Department Information Management
Year 2017
Semester 1
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title A Multiple-Case Study of Entrepreneurial Characteristics
Date of Defense 2017-06-30
Page Count 74
Keyword
  • business management
  • prior knowledge
  • entrepreneurial belief
  • social networks
  • entrepreneurial characteristics
  • Abstract Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) are the majority in Taiwan industry. Compared with 2014, there were 30,932 new SMEs in 2015 with an increasing rate of 2.29%. According to the reports of Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute (GEDI) which has been ranked 2nd in Asia and 6th in the world, and Mastercard Inaugural Women's Entrepreneurial Index 6th in Asia, Taiwan has been recognized with high entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurship can lead to economic growth. However, entrepreneurs who have gone through numerous difficulties might cause the failure, and it is very few entrepreneurs are recognized as being successful.
    This research is to study the fifteen selected Entrepreneurs that would go through interviews, in addition to the secondary data. The data are coded based on the following variables obtained from literature reviews, including the big five personality traits, locus of control, tolerance of ambiguity, innovativeness, achievement motivation, risk taking, prior knowledge, social network, passion, positive attitude, courage, social responsibility. The research is analyzed with the five constructs, "prior knowledge", " entrepreneurial belief and value characteristics", "entrepreneurial characteristics", "characteristics of enterprise operation and management", "social network". The research results indicate that the constructs have a great influence on entrepreneurial behavior, entrepreneurial intentions, entrepreneurial ideas, and help young startups avoid failures and reach succeed with a better opportunity.
    Advisory Committee
  • Hsin-Hui Lin - chair
  • Jeng Yih - co-chair
  • Fen-Hui Lin - advisor
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  • Indicate in-campus at 3 year and off-campus access at 5 year.
    Date of Submission 2017-08-19

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