The big five personality dimensions and entrepreneurial status: a meta-analytical review.

@article{Zhao2006TheBF,
  title={The big five personality dimensions and entrepreneurial status: a meta-analytical review.},
  author={Haojian Zhao and Scott E. Seibert},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={
          259-71
        }
}
In this study, the authors used meta-analytical techniques to examine the relationship between personality and entrepreneurial status. Personality variables used in previous studies were categorized according to the five-factor model of personality. Results indicate significant differences between entrepreneurs and managers on 4 personality dimensions such that entrepreneurs scored higher on Conscientiousness and Openness to Experience and lower on Neuroticism and Agreeableness. No difference… Expand

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