Journal of Education and
Research in Nursing
Original Article

The Relationship between Entrepreneurship Tendencies and A-B Type Personality Traits of Nursing Students

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Department of Nursing Administration, İstanbul Medeniyet University School of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey

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Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

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Department of Nursing, Fenerbahçe University School of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey

Journal of Education and Research in Nursing 2021; 18: 409-414
DOI: 10.5152/jern.2021.86094
Read: 158 Downloads: 54 Published: 31 December 2021

Aim: This study was carried out to examine the relationship between nursing students’ entrepreneurship tendencies and A-B type personality traits.

Methods: The study is cross-sectional, descriptive, and correlational design type. The sample of the study consisted of 642 nursing students. Personal information form, Entrepreneurship Scale, and A-B Personality Traits Screening Test were used as data collection tools. The data of the study were analyzed using SPSS 24 program.

Results: It was determined that the entrepreneurship scale mean scores of nursing students were 3.51 ± 0.40 from and more than half of their (%58.4) had type B personality. Positive and statistically significant correlations were found between A-B type personality traits of nursing students and self-confidence (P < .001), innovation (P < .01), need to succeed (P < .001) subscales, and total scale scores (P < .001). It has been determined that there is a statistically significant difference between in the entrepreneurship tendencies of nursing students and A and B type personality traits (P < .001).

Conclusion: It has been determined that the entrepreneurship tendencies of nursing students are above average and more than half of them have type B personality. In addition, it has been identified that nursing students with type A personality have higher entrepreneurship tendencies.

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