ERIC Number: EJ366180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs.
McClelland, David C.
Journal of Creative Behavior, v21 n3 p219-33 1987
Comparison of characteristics of 12 average and 12 superior small business people in three developing nations (India, Malawi, and Ecuador) found proactive qualities such as initiative and assertiveness, achievement orientation, and commitment to others characteristic of successful entrepreneurs. Other expected qualities (self-confidence, persistence, persuasion, expertise) were not more characteristic of the successful. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India