Psychological Profile of Entrepreneurial Female Students at University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia
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- Psychological profile, female students, entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship female students are an interesting phenomenon in higher education institutions. The motives underlying them involved in economic activities are not solely financial, but more psychological factors. The purpose of this study is to describe the psychological profile of business female students at the University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta. Using a descriptive-qualitative approach method, this study involved 5 female students from 5 faculties in University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta who were willing to become participants. The five participating faculties are engineering, health, economics, pharmacy, and education from the 10 faculties. Characteristics of participants are female students who have entrepreneurship for at least 1 year. Data collected using documents, open questionnaires, and DASS psychological scale. The document is used to identify students who become entrepreneurs. An open questionnaire contains 12 questions given to participants by using technology based-form to fine the entrepreneurial background. The DASS scale is used to elaborate the psychological problems experienced by participants. Descriptive analysis carried out based on the themes of the questions presented in the questionnaire was associated with the results of the DASS psychological scale. The results showed that the psychological profile of entrepreneurial female students is (1) entrepreneurial motivation arises from the family; (2) the excellence of entrepreneurship is the development of self-quality; (3) the limitations of entrepreneurship are time management; (4) the challenge of entrepreneurship is to balance college assignments and respond to consumers; (5) the strategy to overcome the problem is to make a priority and networking relationships. The conclusion of the study showed that the psychological profile of female students who are entrepreneurs are classified as mature and health. The implication of research is the need to stimulate the growth of the entrepreneurial spirit among female students to improve the mental health of female students.
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TY - CONF AU - Nisa Rachmah Nur Anganthi PY - 2019/03 DA - 2019/03 TI - Psychological Profile of Entrepreneurial Female Students at University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 359 EP - 363 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.87 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.87 ID - Anganthi2019/03 ER -