The Social Sciences

Year: 2017
Volume: 12
Issue: 7
Page No. 1157 - 1162

Effective Success Factor of Malaysian SMEs Firm Performance Influence by Entrepreneur Personal Characteristics, Entrepreneurial Orientation and Government Support Program

Authors : Norzalizah Bahari, Ahmad Rozelan Yunus and Juhaini Jabar

Abstract: This research investigates the relationship between entrepreneur’s personal characteristics and entrepreneurial orientation towards their firm performance influenced by government support program received among SMEs in Malaysia. The existence theory suggests that entrepreneur’s internal personality the orientation and the support received from government plays an important role in determining the performance of their firms. Data were collected through a national survey from owners and senior managers of small-to medium-sized Malaysian companies. This study discusses different types of personal characteristics of entrepreneurs with specific analysis on the influence of entrepreneurial orientation and received assistance from government support program on firm’s performance.

How to cite this article:

Norzalizah Bahari, Ahmad Rozelan Yunus and Juhaini Jabar, 2017. Effective Success Factor of Malaysian SMEs Firm Performance Influence by Entrepreneur Personal Characteristics, Entrepreneurial Orientation and Government Support Program. The Social Sciences, 12: 1157-1162.

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