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Psychological Readiness to Entrepreneurship of Economics Students

  • A. N. ZakharovaEmail author
  • G. S. Dulina
  • T. V. Talanova
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 138)

Abstract

Political and economic changes in Russian society, the development of market relations resulted in the expansion of scientific research in the field of human behavior in the search for optimal ways to change public consciousness. The development of small and medium-sized businesses has led to the emergence of a new community of people - entrepreneurs who can greatly develop the economic progress of Russian society. Entrepreneurship as a form of economic activity is currently an important form of self-employment of a part of the population, a powerful factor in the creation of new jobs.

Entrepreneurship is an economically efficient business entity that specifies its attractiveness for young people under modern conditions of Russian society development and gives rise to mass enthusiasm to this type of business entity. However, according to modern entrepreneurship research of this country, the fact that to establish one’s own business and effective entrepreneurship it is required to show certain psychological traits of character, is frequently not taken into account. So the research into psychological readiness to entrepreneurship has proved to be extremely acute and socially important.

The article is dedicated to empirical study of psychological readiness to entrepreneurship of Economics students. In this work there has been used a questionnaire including a number of questions of standardized program of social and psychological research into economic consciousness of personality (A.P. Zhuravlev, N.A. Zhuravleva, V.P. Pozdnyakov, Psychology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS PI)), the Holland code career test; methods to diagnose social and psychological attitude of the personality by O.F. Potyomkina. The research resulted in defining types of students showing different combinations of psychological traits of character and orientation to establish their own business. There have been offered recommendations to form psychological readiness to establish their own business in students under higher school conditions.

It is possible to practically realize the obtained results with state programs on support of youth entrepreneurship, small and medium-sized business, effective implementation of psychological counseling of these programs, the work of students’ centers on employment promotion and business incubation of higher schools.

Keywords

Entrepreneurship Psychological readiness to entrepreneurship Economics students 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Zakharova
    • 1
    Email author
  • G. S. Dulina
    • 1
  • T. V. Talanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Chuvash State UniversityCheboksaryRussia

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