Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurs
Ema Buric and
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Mirela Kljajic-Dervic: University of Bihac
Ema Buric: University of Zenica
Šemsudin Dervic: Zavod zdravstvenog osiguranja USK-a
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Emotional intelligence (EI) represents a series of interconnected emotional, personal, and social competencies and skills that affect one's ability to successfully manage their circumstances in any given environment. It impacts every aspect of human life, and thus, entrepreneurship itself. Entrepreneurship is the willingness and ability of an individual to seek out investment opportunities, establish and successfully run an enterprise. The concept of entrepreneurship has been associated with several activities concerned with the establishment and operations of business enterprises. It is the ability to create and build something from virtually nothing. It is an entire process which includes initiating, doing, achieving, risk-taking, and building an enterprise. This study used data collected by The Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TEIQue), and the sample consisted of 56 entrepreneurs from Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H) and the United Kingdom. Results show that EI has a big impact on entrepreneurship, especially in the first year of starting a business.
Keywords: emotional intelligence; entrepreneurs (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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