ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Authors

  • M. Z. A. Suffian
  • M. Rosman
  • I. Norlaila
  • A. Norizan
  • M. T. M. T. Hasnan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4314/jfas.v10i2s.32

Keywords:

entrepreneurial, intention, undergraduate, social science, science and technology.

Abstract

The paper identifies the factors that influence entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students. It combines 2 approaches in influencing entrepreneurial intention (attitude and aspirations) based on the theory of planned behavior. It uses primary data of 260 sample size consists of final year students from the field of social science and the field of science and technology. Selection of the sample was based on those who has taken the subject of entrepreneurship in the educational curriculum at diploma level and has a solid foundation on business-related knowledge. Stratified sampling method was utilized for data collection, which is then analyzed using the descriptive and multiple regression analysis to achieve the objectives of the study. The findings showed that the relationship between all factors involved in the study towards entrepreneurial intention was significant, but with the influence of different strengths. Although this study found a significant impact in explaining the factors that affect entrepreneurial intention, it only takes into account only undergraduate students.

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Published

2018-02-01

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Research Articles