© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156921008X318709 Examining Personal Values and Entrepreneurial Motives of Vietnamese Entrepreneurs in the 21st Century: Two Empirical Studies * Hannah-Hanh D. Nguyen a and Nhung T. Nguyen b a) Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Room 319, California State University, Long Beach, 1250 Bellﬂower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840, USA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org b) Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA Abstract In Study 1, Vietnamese entrepreneurs ( N = 17) were surveyed about their personal values and motives as well as their business outcomes. We found that Vietnamese entrepreneurs’ top ﬁve life goals included happiness, a sense of accomplishment, a comfortable life, family security , and national security. Th ey endorsed instrumental values such as intellectual, capable, responsible, self-controlled , and honest . Th eir values were to some extent similar to those of American counterparts as reported in Fagenson’s (1993) study. Among entrepreneurial motives reported, there were some non-economic ones which lent credence to the concept that Vietnamese entrepreneurial motives were multi-dimensional. In Study 2, we used the “grounded theory” approach (Locke, 2001) to induce a conceptual framework of Vietnamese entrepreneurial motives from interview data ( N =
African and Asian Studies – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2008
Keywords: VIETNAMESE SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES; PERSONAL VALUES; VIETNAMESE ENTREPRENEURS; ENTREPRENEURIAL MOTIVES; BUSINESS OUTCOMES
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera