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Masters Thesis | Business Management | Philippines | Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021
Psychosocial Attributes, Emotional Quotient, Entrepreneurial Competencies, and Skills among Graduating Students
Lily Mae L. Barnuevo | Hope S. Aperocho
Abstract: This study fills a gap in the entrepreneurship literature by investigating factors that contribute or influence entrepreneurial skills. The study looks at the level and relationship of psychosocial attributes, emotional quotient, entrepreneurial competencies, and entrepreneurial skills among college graduating students. It explored the variables that best fit or predict entrepreneurial skills. The researcher has conducted the study in Valencia City, Bukidnon participated by two hundred fifty-eight (258) graduating students. A descriptive correlational and causal research design with the application of survey questionnaires was used. The study shows that graduating students have a moderate ability to do the tasks effectively. The moderate level of emotional quotient, graduating students practice the ability to manage their emotions and others moderately. The graduating students are equipped with entrepreneurial competence. However, the level of entrepreneurial skills was below average, which suggests that various steps must be taken to develop their entrepreneurial skills. The emotional quotient is significantly related to entrepreneurial skills. Recognizing emotions is the best predictor of the graduating students? entrepreneurial skills. Psychosocial attributes and entrepreneurial competencies have no relationship with students? entrepreneurial skills. Furthermore, the lesser an individual recognizes, identifies feelings, and expresses emotions, the higher the degree to be a successful entrepreneur.
Keywords: competencies, emotion, entrepreneur, skills, recognition
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 4, April 2021,
Pages: 1306 - 1325