Exploratory Study on the Relationship between Entrepreneurial Attitude and Firm’s Performance

Kum-Lung Choe, Siat-Ching Loo, Teck-Chai Lau

Abstract


There is an increased emphasis on entrepreneurship research around the globe. The Census of Establishments and Enterprises 2006 shows that 99.2% or 518,996 of business establishments in Malaysia were small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A critical question remains – what factors affect entrepreneurial performance? Not all business start-ups were successful and managed to survive into the future. This study aims to understand how entrepreneurial attitude affects the performance of SMEs in Malaysia. Self-administered questionnaires were distributed to owner managers and data were analyzed using regression model. Results show that all five dimensions of entrepreneurial attitude are positively related to firm performance.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v9n4p144

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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