The Enhancement of Psychological Mindset of Successful Entrepreneurs of Private University Undergraduate Students in Bangkok Metropolis through Cognitive-Behavioral Group Counseling Model

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Anoma Paksutti
Pongpan Kirdpitak
Prasarn Malakul Na Ayudhya


The purposes of this research paper were 1) to examine the psychological mindset of successful entrepreneurs of the 3rdyear undergraduate students in one of the private universities in Bangkok Metropolis, 2) to develop the cognitive-behavioral group counseling model for enhancing the psychological mindset of successful entrepreneurs of the students who participated in the intervention model, 3) to evaluate the effect and 4) the satisfaction toward the cognitive-behavioral group counseling model for enhancing the psychological mindset of successful entrepreneurs. The first group of participants selected in examining the psychological mindset of the successful entrepreneur was 345 students. The second group consisted of 24 students was randomly assigned into two groups, classified as an experimental group and a control group. Each group consisted of 12 students. The results showed that the psychological mindsets of successful entrepreneurs of 345 students were average. Furthermore, the cognitive-behavioral group counseling model developed for this study had positive effects on increasing the psychological mindset. of successful entrepreneurs of the experimental group in every dimension, namely: the visionary and goal setting, striving for achievement, self-efficiency, willingness to learn, creativity, and innovativeness, risk-taking and networking with external sources was significant at level .01.


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