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An Investigation on the Relation between Personal Characteristics and Emotional Intelligence among Small Business Entrepreneurs in the Zanjan Province, Iran

Author Affiliations

  • 1Full-time faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Zanjan- Branch, Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 103-107, July,2 (2014)

Abstract

In this paper aim is to study relationship between emotional intelligence and personality of entrepreneurs. The descriptive research method, correlation analysis and data collection methods is combination of questionnaire and library method and sample were selected among of managers, entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Zanjan province. Results show that entrepreneur’s personality factors such as successful seeking, risk taking, high ambiguity tolerance, creativity, independence and entrepreneurship Internal Control have significant positive correlation with emotional intelligence.

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