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The comparison personality traits between Slash generation and entrepreneur
Hsin Ying Chou

Last modified: 2019-07-12


“Slash Generation “was coined by Marci Alboher, a columnist of The New York Times and author of the book One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Work Model for Work/Life Success. Base on the book, “Slash generation” is define as a person who is having more than one job on either extend by their original Professional ability or interdisciplinary by different area of career. On the other hand, some people consider slash as the new pattern of the entrepreneur. Whereas they had similar structure of personality trait. To find out if they had overlap in the same personality trait, this article will divide all kind the characteristic into five part. The five part is call “the big five “. The big five personality test was beginning with the research of D. W. Fiske (1949) and later expanded upon by other researchers including Norman (1967), Smith (1967), Goldberg (1981), and McCrae & Costa (1987). In this paper, it will use the famous big five personality test to analysis both slash generation and entrepreneur.


Key word: Slash generation, the big five personality test