Overseas Returnees’ Entrepreneurial Competency and Personality Research

Wei FAN, Ning ZHAO, Xuejun CAI, Jianchun FU


Overseas returnees who start or will start business in China is the key point of current overseas talent introduction work in China. However, during the overseas talent introducing process, it can be found out that the government has paid too much attention on talents’ “skills” but not their “competency” in entrepreneurship. This research constructs overseas returnees’ entrepreneurial competency model and ideal profile chart of their personality by doing research upon Wuxi city’s “530” overseas returnees who establish businesses in China. This research carries through BEI interviews and personality test on 43 overseas returnees and also does questionnaire surveys for 110 overseas returnees. Therefore, this research has developed the overseas returnees’ entrepreneurial competency assessment scale and also gives out related suggestions on the application of overseas returnees’ entrepreneurial competency model and ideal profile chart at last.

Key words: Overseas talents; Entrepreneur; Competency; Personality


Overseas talents; Entrepreneur; Competency; Personality


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720120806.1158


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