Entrepreneur Characteristics and Firm Performance: A Study on Malaysian Food Manufacturing Industry SMEs

Bahari, Norzalizah and Yunus, Ahmad Rozelan and Jabar, Juhaini and Mohd Yusof, Sitinor Wardatulaina (2018) Entrepreneur Characteristics and Firm Performance: A Study on Malaysian Food Manufacturing Industry SMEs. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 23 (2). pp. 92-98. ISSN e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.

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Abstract

This research investigates the relationship between entrepreneurs’ characteristics and strategic orientation choices towards their business performance among SMEs food manufacturing industry in Malaysia. The existence theory suggests that entrepreneurs’ internal personality plays an important role in determining the performance of their firms. Data were collected through a national survey from owners and senior managers of small-tomedium-sized Malaysian companies. This paper discusses different types of entrepreneurs’ characteristics with specific analysis on the influence of entrepreneurs’ characteristics on firm’s performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurs
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship > Department of Technopreneurship
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Ahmad Rozelan Yunus
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2018 03:41
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 21:48
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/20479
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