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Table 3 Direct effects

From: Impact of dark tetrad personality traits on nascent entrepreneurial behavior: the mediating role of entrepreneurial intention

Hypothesis Relationship β t R2 Q2 p Decision
     0.137; 0.333 0.100; 0.229   
H1a NAR→NEB 0.161* 2.908    0.001 Yes
H1b PSY→NEB 0.205** 4.426    0.001 Yes
H1c MAC→NEB 0.124* 2.150    0.001 Yes
H1d SAD→NEB 0.253** 4.866    0.001 Yes
H2 EI→NEB 0.250** 4.388    0.001 Yes
- NAR→EI 0.161* 2.746    0.001 -
- PSY→EI 0.110* 1.967    0.001 -
- MAC→EI 0.226** 3.281    0.001 -
- SAD→EI 0.114* 2.021    0.001 -
- NAR→EI 0.161* 2.746    0.001 -
  1. Notes. EI Entrepreneurial intention, NEB Nascent entrepreneurial behavior, NAR Narcissism, PSY Psychopathy, MAC Machiavellianism, SAD Sadism
  2. ** p < 0.001; * p < 0.05