IJIMT 2018 Vol.9(3): 130-134 ISSN: 2010-0248
doi: 10.18178/ijimt.2018.9.3.801

Exploration of Opportunity Creation and Calculated Risk Taker Characteristics of Entrepreneur (Case Study of UD X)

C. Hongdiyanto
Abstract— Becoming an entrepreneur is one way to overcome the problem of poverty and unemployment. To be an entrepreneur, one must have the characteristics that it occupies. Opportunity creation and calculated risk taker are two characteristics possessed by Mr. Agus as the founder and owner of a company engaged in the field of plastic waste processing. Researcher will further review two unique characteristics on how he run his business. By exploring business path faced by Mr. Agus, researcher will gain valuable insight related to risk taker and opportunity creation character. This is a qualitative research that uses the owner of a company as a single object of research.

Index Terms— Entrepreneur, entrepreneurial characteristic, opportunity creation, calculated risk taker.

C. Hongdiyanto is with the School of Management and Business of Ciputra University, Surabaya, Indonesia (e-mail: charly@ciputra.ac.id).

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Cite: C. Hongdiyanto, " Exploration of Opportunity Creation and Calculated Risk Taker Characteristics of Entrepreneur (Case Study of UD X)," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 130-134, 2018.

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