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

  title={The big five personality dimensions and entrepreneurial status: a meta-analytical review.},
  author={Hao Zhao and Scott E. Seibert},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={91 2},
  • Hao Zhao, S. Seibert
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of applied psychology
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… 

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