Entrepreneurial attributes in Venezuelan migrants settled in Colombia

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Neida Albornoz-Arias
Akever-Karina Santafé-Rojas


The study analyzes the entrepreneurial attributes of Venezuelan migrants settled in Gramalote (Norte de Santander Department, Colombia) that explain the perception and ability to seize opportunities (as a dependent variable) and the sociodemographic and contextual characteristics (independent variables). The research adopted a positivist paradigm and a quantitative approach to obtain data from a survey conducted with 88 Venezuelan migrants. A bivariate analysis was carried out for data processing, and the categories of variables were grouped to be treated statistically using multinomial logistic regression. It is recommended that public policies on migration for the inclusion of Venezuelan entrepreneurs in Colombia consider the following entrepreneurial attributes: educational level, employment generation, efficiency and quality, compliance and responsibility, information seeking, and support networks since these attributes are associated with the likelihood of perception and capacity to seize business opportunities.


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ALBORNOZ-ARIAS, N.; SANTAFÉ-ROJAS, A.-K. Entrepreneurial attributes in Venezuelan migrants settled in Colombia. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 63, n. 2, p. e2021–0297, 2023. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020230205. Disponível em: https://periodicos.fgv.br/rae/article/view/89182. Acesso em: 2 mar. 2024.


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