The Relationship of Achievement Motivation to Entrepreneurial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis

  title={The Relationship of Achievement Motivation to Entrepreneurial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Christopher J. Collins and Paul J. Hanges and Edwin A. Locke},
  journal={Human Performance},
  pages={117 - 95}
Entrepreneurship is a major factor in the national economy; thus, it is important to understand the motivational characteristics spurring people to become entrepreneurs and why some are more successful than others. In this study, we conducted a meta-analysis of the relationship between achievement motivation and variables associated with entrepreneurial behavior. We found that achievement motivation was significantly correlated with both choice of an entrepreneurial career and entrepreneurial… 
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