How Awareness of Entrepreneurship and Work Experiences Influence to the
The studies of career in existing research have been focused on personal career development of employee and career management by the companies. However, it is important to take notice of the career outside the organization like career changers and entrepreneurs under current diverse of career. Most of entrepreneurs have work experiences for many years in the company and their career should have large influences from the work experiences in the organization. The influences of the work experiences to build the vocational career and to get skills for the job have been studied from the view point of psychology, business administration and economics. However, these past studies examined not entrepreneurs but professionals and managers in the organization. Also, the learning attitude and motivation to develop personal career could increase the impact of learning effect. In case of entrepreneurs, awareness of entrepreneurship could be assumed to encourage the learning effect.
This study intends to examine how the awareness of entrepreneurship and the work experiences affect to the performance of newly created enterprises by secondary analysis of entrepreneur survey. This study indicates that the awareness of entrepreneurship and differences of work experiences i.e. the size of company, manager experience influence to the performance of business.