Analyzing Whether the Personality Characteristics of Young University Entrepreneurs Candidates are Compatible with Entrepreneurship in Terms of Career


Girişimcilik ve İnovasyon Yönetim Dergisi, vol.10, no.1, pp.29-52, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: Girişimcilik ve İnovasyon Yönetim Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-52
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To evaluate the potential of university students in entrepreneurship and to analyze students’ entrepreneurshipthoughts.Methodology: Within the scope of the research, a survey was conducted with 510 university students. After factor andreliability analysis was done, using SPSS 25 and AMOS Program, path analysis was performed.Findings: In the findings of the research, it can be concluded that the personality characteristics, innovativeness,thoughts and desires of success of university students are effective in choosing entrepreneurship as a career step.Practical Implications: Mediation effect and personality characteristics, innovativeness, and need for achievementvariables have a positive effect. The results of the study show that, in terms of the effects of personality characteristics onyoung people, cultural studies should also be conducted.Originality: The article is intended to provide practical results using quantitative research methods along with theoreticalinformation regarding variables. This study shows that university students prefer entrepreneurship ion their career path.