The heirs of Schumpeter – an insight view of students’ entrepreneurial intentions at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
AbstractThis working paper addresses the question which dimensions of Ajzens (1988) Theory of Planned Behavior, named attitude towards start-up, perceived behavioral control and subjective norms can be used to explain the entrepreneurial intentions of business students. Furthermore we hypotheses an influence of attendance in entre-preneurship lectures, having entrepreneurs within ones family and the cultural background as possible enhancers of entrepreneurial intentions via the dimensions of the TPB. We found not only a highly significant connection between all dimensions of Ajzens model and the entrepreneurial intention, but although evidences for an influ-ence of the individuals social and cultural background on the EI.
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Entrepreneurial Intentions; Theory of planned behavior; university entrepreneurship; student survey; new firm creation;
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- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
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- NEP-ALL-2010-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2010-05-02 (Education)
- NEP-ENT-2010-05-02 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HPE-2010-05-02 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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