Adversity Quotient and Perception to Adversity in Differentiating Entrepreneurial Survival
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- Adversity Quotinet, Perception
As an economic agent, Entrepreneur has a major contribution to the country's economic growth. There are many entrepreneurship programs developed to encourage entrepreneurship, and Student Entrepreneurship Program at Hasanuddin University is one of them. However, there are many challenges and difficulties faced in running a business cause failure during early years. This study aims to examine Adversity Quotient (AQ) and perception of adversity in distinguishing students who continue their business and do not continue their business. This research is a quantitative research with explorative-descriptive research design. There are 66 students consist of 33 students who continue their business and 33 students who do not continue their business participated in this research. The data were obtained by open-ended questions to explore perceptions, adaptations of the Adversity Response Profile scale to measure Adversity Quotient (AQ) and Motivation Scale constructed by investigator based on motivational theory from McClelland (1961). The result of this study shows that there is no difference of perception of students who continue their business and do not continue their business. However, there are differences in AQ and the motivation of students who continue their business and do not continue their business. Adversity Quotient (AQ) in the students who continue the business is in the high category of 52% and the medium category of 48%. While the students who did not continue the business showed high category 36%, medium category 61%, and low category 3%.
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TY - CONF AU - Izzatul Fathiyah AU - Muhammad Tamar AU - Triani Arfah PY - 2017/08 DA - 2017/08 TI - Adversity Quotient and Perception to Adversity in Differentiating Entrepreneurial Survival BT - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology (ICAAIP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 91 EP - 94 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.19 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icaaip-17.2018.19 ID - Fathiyah2017/08 ER -