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IJSTR >> Volume 10 - Issue 2, February 2021 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Constructing A Measuring Instrument For Entrepreneurial Characters In Universitas Jambi

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AUTHOR(S)

Nofrans Eka Saputra, Yun Nina Ekawati, Verdiantika Annisa, Agus Syarif

 

KEYWORDS

Measuring Instrument Construction, Character, Entrepreneur

 

ABSTRACT

This study aims to perform a validity construct by using a factor analysis on the measuring instrument of entrepreneurial characters in Universitas Jambi. Students following the Program of Entrepreneur Students of Universitas Jambi were the population of this study. A random sampling was used as the sample collection technique by involving 123 students. The measuring instrument of entrepreneurial characteristics is categorized into three skill categories, namely personal skill (critical thinking, creative thinking, problem-solving, spiritual and religious scales), interpersonal skill (negotiation and communication scale), and group skill (cooperation and leadership scale). The results of this study showed that the construct validity by using the Principal Component Analysis with orthogonal rotation and varimax extraction produced several factors that were successfully extracted into each component of the scales on the measuring instrument of entrepreneurial characters. The results of the reliability test on the internal consistence with Guttman’s method showed satisfactory reliability scores on all scales with 0.700 of average reliability score. The norm of the measuring instrument used the hypothetical standard of deviation both for each component or the whole measuring instrument. The instrument has been supported by satisfactory construct validity and reliability, thus it can be used to assess the potential of entrepreneurial characters owned by students.

 

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