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The significance of personality in business start-up intentions

Data collection was conducted by using questionnaires related to the variables studied, namely: entrepreneurial commitment, entrepreneurial intention, competence, and self-efficacy then the results will be reviewed by using SEM. Sampling Procedure The population of this study is the students in the scope of the Faculty of Economics at the State University of Makassar force 2015 amounted to 450 people. Furthermore, the determination of the number of research samples using Slovin formula, that is: n = N/(1 + N.e2) where n is the sample size, N is the population size, and e is the magnitude of the possible error can be tolerated by 0.05. Based on the equation, the number of research samples is 212 students. Research Instrument The analysis used to study the causal relationship between construct variables in this research is the structural equation model (SEM). Each construct variable is built through dimensions and indicators. The entrepreneurial commitment variable Effect of Entrepreneurship Commitment to Self-Efficacy ISSN 1985-692X 70 International Journal of Business and Management Science, 8(1): 67-81, 2018 referred to as the independent variable (X1) consists of three dimensions, namely: desire, discipline, and determination. Each dimension has two indicators, so the number of question items for the commitment variable is six indicators. Next Entrepreneurship Intention variable (Y1) as a variable between the unities consisting of three dimensions, namely: the need for achievement, confidence, and goals of business establishment. Each dimension consists of three indicators, so the number of indicators for entrepreneurship intentional variables as many as nine. Furthermore, entrepreneurship competence variable (Y2) as a variable between the two which consists of three dimensions, namely: the spirit of achievement, initiative, and business development. The following construct variables are self-efficacy variables (Z) which are dependent variables having three dimensions, namely: belief in the ability to act, belief in the ability to behave, and belief in the ability to plan. Each dimension consists of two indicators, so the number of self-efficacy indicators is six. Thus, the total number of question items is as much as variable indicator of variable constructs studied, i.e. as many as 30 items of questions.