Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Profile of the most successful entrepreneurs in Sinaloa State
by Dominguez-Pacheco, Alejandro, D.M., University of Phoenix, 2010, 155; 3480405
Abstract (Summary)

As entrepreneurship increases and spreads wealth, creating and expanding firms are the best ways to improve economic quality of living for low-income people in Sinaloa. To improve entrepreneurship educators need to recognize which personal characteristics are needed to become an entrepreneur. The purpose of this study, using a Qualitative Delphi design, was to determine the important entrepreneurial characteristics that allowed the most successful entrepreneurs in Sinaloa State to build up their companies. The study explored three main aspects of entrepreneurial personality: management skills, innovative abilities, and ethical behavior.

The study using the responses of the sample, built up a profile of the most successful entrepreneurs in Sinaloa State. This profile includes 14 personal characteristics that were classified in social, emotional, and intellectual abilities. The study ends with recommendations, especially for business schools and for educators in Sinaloa State.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Laviolette, Bruce
School: University of Phoenix
School Location: United States -- Arizona
Source: DAI-A 73/01, Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Management
Keywords: Leadership, Mexico, Successful entrepreneurs
Publication Number: 3480405
ISBN: 978-1-124-94554-5
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