n South African Journal of Business Management - Entrepreneurial attitudes : a distinction between two professional groups

Volume 35, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2078-5585


This study investigates discrimant ability of the Entrepreneurial Attitude Orientations Scale of 365 individuals practicing in two mutually exclusive professions (pharmacists N = 200 and accountants N = 175) on the profiles of Holland's hexagon of occupational groups. Anova was performed with the EAOS sub-and total scales as dependent variables and entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial profiles as independent variables. Some discriminance by means of Tukey's Range Test and interaction through LS-means was found between the two professions and employment status of individuals. Implications for management are indicated.

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