The effects of university environments, personal traits and risk taking towards entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students / Syaidatul Zarina Mat Din... [et al.]

Mat Din, Syaidatul Zarina and Zainuddin, Noor Azrin and Dahlan, Jaslin Md and Md Salleh, Siti Aishah (2019) The effects of university environments, personal traits and risk taking towards entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students / Syaidatul Zarina Mat Din... [et al.]. In: The 6th International Accounting & Business Conference 2019. Secretariat of IABC 2019, 6th . UiTM Cawangan Johor, Segamat Johor, p. 99.

Abstract

The unemployment rate has increased over the years. Due to that, the government has regards entrepreneurship as a better employment alternative for graduates after finishing their study. Although there are many factors that can affect the undergraduates in determining their entrepreneurial intention. Therefore this study was carried out to determine the factors affecting entrepreneurial intention among the undergraduate student in the UiTM Segamat. This survey used a quantitative method in order to collect the data using a questionnaire, where 191 respondents were involved in this research. There are four main variables have been adopted from past research which is: entrepreneurial intention, university environment, risk-taking and personality traits (innovation, sociability, planning, and leadership). According to the result, only two variables namely sociability and risk-taking were the significant factors affecting entrepreneurial intention among UiTM Johor students, whereby Risk Taking (p=0.000) and sociability (p=0.008). The finding of this result would provide a useful insight into the education institution for identifies the factors that can affect and boost the student entrepreneurial intention.

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Item Type: Book Section
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Mat Din, Syaidatul ZarinaUNSPECIFIED
Zainuddin, Noor AzrinUNSPECIFIED
Dahlan, Jaslin MdUNSPECIFIED
Md Salleh, Siti AishahUNSPECIFIED
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
PatronKassim, Mohd AzraaiUNSPECIFIED
PatronJoyosumarto, SubarjoUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Unemployment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus
Series Name: Secretariat of IABC 2019
Volume: 6th
Page Range: p. 99
Item ID: 39067
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurship, graduate, student, employability, entrepreneurial intention, UiTM Cawangan Johor
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/39067

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