Need For Achievement Essay

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The need for achievement is the first factor of entrepreneurial attitude orientation (EAO) scale. It is defined as thirsty and propensity or serious effort by individual through obtaining a goal or managing things, circumstances, beliefs and criteria of the people (Wilder, 1989). An individual with a high need for achievement it means has a strong wish to be successful, consequently supplementary expected entrepreneurial behavior. According to Littunen (2000); Utsch and Rauch (2000) through the need for achievement one can solve their problems, fixes targets and tries to accomplish these targets through their own efforts, establish a developed performance in challenging responsibilities and innovative. Regarding theory for need for achievement …show more content…

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  • Explains that the need for achievement is one of the strongest psychological factors that influencing entrepreneurial behavior.
  • Explains that self-esteem is the second factor of entrepreneurial attitudes orientation (eao) scale. sharrif and saud (2009) investigated as a highly importance alteration between entrepreneur and non-entrepreneur undergraduates for personal control.
  • Explains that personal control is the third factor in the entrepreneurial attitudes orientation scale that is associated with individual's perception of control and influence over her or his business.
  • Explains that innovation is the last factor of entrepreneurial attitudes orientation scale, defined as generating new products, methods, markets or a fresh organization.
  • Explains that achievement, self-esteem, personal control, and innovation were good predictors of attitude towards entrepreneurship. however, this theory has not been tested comparatively between two countries or asian developing countries.
  • Argues that entrepreneurial orientation scale (eao) would be the good predictor of student's attitudes towards entrepreneurship in pakistan and thailand.
  • Explains that need for achievement has a significant and positive relationship with attitude towards the entrepreneurship in pakistan.
  • Explains that personal control has a significant and positive relationship with attitude towards the entrepreneurship in pakistan.

This term is defined as generating new products, methods, markets or a fresh organization or conceptualized as the process of turn invention into a marketable product (Gabor, 1970). Kourilsky, (1980) claimed creativity and innovations are the vital factors for inspiration and alternative method to predict the success. In the perspective of entrepreneurship, Schumpeter (1934) defined entrepreneur is an agent of change and involved in recognizing new opportunities and innovation is the maximum elementary role of entrepreneur (Drucker, 1985). The practical proof ensured in the entrepreneurship literature that entrepreneurs are considerably more innovative than non- entrepreneurs (Robinson et al., 1991; Ho, and Koh, 1992). Students who adopt entrepreneurship courses appeared more innovative than the students of business administration and management (Sexton and Upton, 1986; Goldsmith and Kerr 1991). Robinson et al., (1991) confirmed that innovation has significant and positive relationship with attitude towards entrepreneurship. Innovativeness, achievement, self-confidence and control could be good predictors of entrepreneurial attitudes (Bygrave, 1989; Robinson et al., 1991; Armstrong and Hird,

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