Personal capabilities and social factor towards entrepreneurial intention: empirical evidence of Science and Technology undergraduate students / Jati Kasuma … [et al.]

Kasuma, Jati and Sapenee, Mohd Kassim and Sheikh Naimullah, Bibi Sarpinah and Adenan, Mohd Amirul and Abang Abdul Rahman, Dayang Hummida (2019) Personal capabilities and social factor towards entrepreneurial intention: empirical evidence of Science and Technology undergraduate students / Jati Kasuma … [et al.]. Journal of International Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship (JIBE), 4 (1). pp. 35-41. ISSN 2550-1429

Abstract

Entrepreneurial intention is one of the focus and attention among researchers nowadays. The younger generation is encouraged to get involved in entrepreneurship. It may able to overcome the issue of unemployment rate by creating more job opportunities. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship and influence of Personal Capabilities and Social Factors towards entrepreneurial intention among Science & Technology students. A total of 214 respondents of science and technology undergraduate students from both Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sarawak participated in the survey. The empirical results indicate that social factors were found to have positive relationship and significantly correlated with entrepreneurial intention. On the other hand, the relationship between personal capabilities and entrepreneurial intention was found to have a significant albeit weak positive relationship with entrepreneurial intention. Implication and future research direction are also discussed.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Kasuma, Jatijatikasuma@hotmail.com
Sapenee, Mohd Kassimmohdkassimsapenee@gmail.com
Sheikh Naimullah, Bibi Sarpinahbpina@uitm.edu.my
Adenan, Mohd Amirulamiruladenan91@gmail.com
Abang Abdul Rahman, Dayang Hummidahummida7178@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Economics as a science. Relation to other subjects
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of International Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship (JIBE)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Journal of International Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship
ISSN: 2550-1429
Volume: 4
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 35-41
Item ID: 29122
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personal capabilities, Social Factors, Entrepreneurial Intention, UiTM Sarawak, UNIMAS
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29122

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