Document Type : Research Paper
M.A in public Management (Human Resorce Managment), Islamic Azad University of Mahabad
Ph.D of Strategic Management, Assistant Professor and faculty member in the Urmia University
The purpose of this research is to survey the impact of entrepreneurial personality on job performance by mediating the empowerment. In this study, containing some applicable goals, a descriptive method was used and the data gathering was processed in libraries. However the participants of the study were 738 employees of the Islamic Azad University branches of West Azerbaijan out which 155 employees were chosen by using proportional stratified random sampling for the academic year 2013. The instruments of the study were three standard questionnaires indicating an entrepreneur’s personality characteristics, employees empowerment and job performance. With the Cronbach's alpha, the coefficients were 0/956, 0/959 and 0/969 respectively. For data analysis, the structural equation modeling was used. The result of estimating the number of significant structural model confirmed the relationship between the variables to be at a confidence level of 99%. Accordingly, the results of the estimated standard structural model, illustrated 0/93 for the path coefficient of the entrepreneurship personality on the job performance, and 0/88 for the path coefficient of the entrepreneurship personality on job performance by mediating the empowerment.