Characteristics of Entrepreneurs of Small Business in Tabasco, Mexico

Review of Business & Finance Studies, v. 4 (1) p. 23-36

14 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2013

See all articles by Norma Aguilar-Morales

Norma Aguilar-Morales

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT)

María del Carmen Sandoval-Caraveo

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT)

Edith Georgina Surdez-Pérez

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT)

Sulma Guadalupe Gómez-Jiménez

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT)

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to identify personal features from small businesses of commercial and service activity company entrepreneurs, as well as the factors related to how they have directed their companies and factors that have allowed them to remain in the market. The study takes place in the city of Villahermosa Tabasco, Mexico. A semi-structured interview was used as a tool to gather information. A detailed analysis of the interview results was carried out to detect the entrepreneurial characteristics of managers who. The work presents a theoretical framework, which defines manager concepts and features required to identify business opportunities and lead the company to the achievement of goals. The results identify the personal features of entrepreneurs found in commercial and services small businesses as well as the style entrepreneurs use to lead their company.

Keywords: Small Business, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial, Leadership

JEL Classification: L26

Suggested Citation

Aguilar-Morales, Norma and Sandoval-Caraveo, María del Carmen and Surdez-Pérez, Edith Georgina and Gómez-Jiménez, Sulma Guadalupe, Characteristics of Entrepreneurs of Small Business in Tabasco, Mexico (2013). Review of Business & Finance Studies, v. 4 (1) p. 23-36, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2155184

Norma Aguilar-Morales (Contact Author)

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) ( email )

Mexico

María del Carmen Sandoval-Caraveo

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) ( email )

Mexico

Edith Georgina Surdez-Pérez

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) ( email )

Mexico

Sulma Guadalupe Gómez-Jiménez

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT) ( email )

Mexico

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