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Regionale Unterschiede der Verteilung von Personen mit unternehmerischem Persönlichkeitsprofil in Deutschland – ein Überblick

  • Michael Fritsch
  • Martin Obschonka
  • Michael Wyrwich
  • Samuel D. Gosling
  • Peter J. Rentfrow
  • Jeff Potter
Beitrag/Article

Zusammenfassung

Neuere Forschungen brachten deutliche Hinweise auf regional unterschiedliche Ausprägungen bestimmter Persönlichkeitsmerkmale in der Bevölkerung. Solche regionalen Unterschiede bei prägenden Verhaltenseigenschaften einer Bevölkerung können wesentlich zur Erklärung einer regionalen Entwicklung beitragen. Wir geben einen Überblick über regionale Unterschiede von unternehmerischen Persönlichkeitsmerkmalen in der Bevölkerung in Deutschland. Es zeigt sich eine Reihe von hochsignifikanten regionalen Verschiedenheiten der Persönlichkeitsprofile, allerdings erweist sich die Effektstärke als relativ gering. Insgesamt deuten die Befunde darauf hin, dass die regionalen Unterschiede sowohl auf selektive Migration als auch auf Sozialisationseffekte zurückgeführt werden können.

Schlüsselwörter

Persönlichkeitsmerkmale Unternehmerische Persönlichkeit Big Five Entrepreneurship Regionale Kultur 

Regional differences of people with an entrepreneurial personality structure in Germany – An overview

Abstract

Recent research has found clear indications of regional differences in the personality traits of the population. Such regional differences may significantly contribute to explaining regional development. We provide an overview of regional differences in entrepreneurial personality traits among the population in Germany. There are a number of highly significant regional differences but the strength of the effects is relatively small. The empirical evidence suggests that the regional differences found are due to selective migration and also to socialization.

Keywords

Personality traits Entrepreneurial personality Big Five Entrepreneurship Regional cultures 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Unternehmensentwicklung, Innovation und wirtschaftlichen WandelFriedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaJenaDeutschland
  2. 2.QUT Business SchoolQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralien
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyUniversity of TexasAustinUSA
  4. 4.Department of PsychologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeGroßbritannien
  5. 5.Atof Inc.CambridgeUSA

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