Abstract: This study aims to determine the factors that affect the individual characteristics of the entrepreneurial competence, human resources towards entrepreneurial competence, entrepreneurship orientation towards entrepreneurial competence the environment to entrepreneurial competence and the competence of entrepreneurship against the business performance. This study was included in the category of explanatory research (explanatory research). The study was conducted on small and medium businesses that are scattered in the city of Makassar. The study population is small and medium enterprises in economic sectors textile entrepreneurs and businessmen apparel based on data in 2013-2014. The number of SMEs has decreased 1.85 and 5.36%, respectively in 2013 and 2014. The sampling technique using sampling techniques (stratified random sampling), (stratified random sampling) which is taking a random sample stratified (groups) by the number a sample of 300 employers. In this study, contextual factors as independent variables was tested as a potential predictor of the dimensions of each predictor for entrepreneurial performance components. Contextual factors namely business performance (Y1) as the dependent variable and entrepreneurial competence as an intervening variable (Y2). Conceptual factors as independent variables (X), consisting of individual characteristics (X1), human resources (X2), entrepreneurial orientation (X3) and environmental factors (X4). The results showed that the variables of individual characteristics, human resources, entrepreneurial orientation, and environment along with their respective dimensions indicate that there is significant influence between the variables exigent with endogenous variables simultaneously and partially to the entrepreneurial competence as well as on the performance of the business.
Muhammad Yunus, Syamsu Alam and Anwar Ramli, 2017. The Factors under the Different Competence Entrepreneurship and its Effects on the Performance of a Small Business, Medium-Sized Enterprise (SMES) in the City of Makassar. International Business Management, 11: 462-468.