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Osebnostne značilnosti podjetnikov, ustanovitve in rast slovenskih podjetij (Slovene)

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
5.04.03  Social sciences  Administrative and organisational sciences  Management 

Code Science Field
5.02  Social Sciences  Economics and Business 
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Researchers (9)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  14119  PhD Boštjan Antončič  Economics  Head  2009 - 2012  542 
2.  05677  PhD Štefan Bojnec  Economics  Researcher  2009 - 2012  1,757 
3.  24564  Staša Ferjančič  Administrative and organisational sciences  Technical associate  2010 - 2011 
4.  26367  PhD Doris Gomezelj Omerzel  Administrative and organisational sciences  Researcher  2009 - 2012  243 
5.  30667  Mihaela Kosančič    Technical associate  2012 
6.  31086  Zdravko Kozinc  Political science  Researcher  2009 - 2012 
7.  30728  Marijana Pregarac    Technical associate  2009 
8.  28257  PhD Mitja Ruzzier  Administrative and organisational sciences  Researcher  2009 - 2012  265 
9.  29421  Urška Zelič  Political science  Researcher  2009 - 2012 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  7097  University of Primorska, Faculty of management  Koper  1810014002  10,100 
Significance for science
New Scientific Discoveries Through the development and testing of the new personality-based strat-up and growth model we contributed important new findings about impacts of personality factors on performance in terms of new firm formation and growth and consequentially competitiveness of firms and the national economy. In particular, we were able to determine, with a higher probability than ever before, which personality factor(s) are relatively more important (have higher impact in the model) than other factors. Improved Methodological Instruments By using structural equation modeling we achieved that our analyses was more complete than in past research, which has been in a large extent using multiple regression analysis or even more simple analytical techniques. In the research testing and development of constructs was also emphasized. Research Field Development The research study has extended the entrepreneurship research area in the part of entrepreneurial personality.
Significance for the country
By discovering regularities and nature of relationships between personality and strat-ups and growth of firms and consequentially at the overall economy level, this research provided findings and recommendations, which will have an important role in fostering competitiveness and economic growth. On one hand, it will contribute to formation of instruments and recommendations for improved analysis, management and acceleration of firm start-up activity. With this, we expect, our research will contribute to faster and somewhat less risky development of new firms, and help accelerate performance improvement in terms of growth and consequentialy competitiveness of Slovenian firms. Possible effects of this research on economic growth are not expected only in areas of entrepreneurial personality assessment, but also in other areas reached by this research (for example, improved entrepreneurship education may lower number and amount of entrepreneurial strat-up failures and increase growth). The research project is important for the promotion of the country abroad; this was accomplished by presentations and publications of research papers related to the project at international conferences and in international scientific journals. The project was relevant also for acquisition of new knowledge about entrepreneurial personality-related issues from research from various foreign countries. The research project fostered international research collaboration (for example, with researchers from Europe and the United States).
Most important scientific results Annual report 2009, 2010, 2011, final report, complete report on dLib.si
Most important socioeconomically and culturally relevant results Annual report 2009, 2010, 2011, final report, complete report on dLib.si
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