The effects of University environments, personal traits and risk taking towards entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students / Jaslin Md Dahlan ... [et al.]

Md Dahlan, Jaslin and Zainuddin, Noor Azrin and Mat Din, Syaidatul Zarina and Md Salleh, Siti Aishah (2019) The effects of University environments, personal traits and risk taking towards entrepreneurial intention among undergraduate students / Jaslin Md Dahlan ... [et al.]. Insight Journal : International, Refereed, Open Access, Online Journal, 5 (30). pp. 266-273. ISSN Insight Journal : International, Refereed, Open Access, Online Journal

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: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Md Dahlan, JaslinUNSPECIFIED
Zainuddin, Noor AzrinUNSPECIFIED
Mat Din, Syaidatul ZarinaUNSPECIFIED
Md Salleh, Siti AishahUNSPECIFIED
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Chief EditorZainon, Assoc. Prof Dr. SaunahUNSPECIFIED
EditorRaja Ahmad, Assoc. Prof Dr. Raja AdzrinUNSPECIFIED
EditorSoo, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Carolyn Kum YokeUNSPECIFIED
EditorKadri, Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd HalimUNSPECIFIED
EditorIsmail, Dr. NoriahUNSPECIFIED
EditorMohd Ariff Albakri, Associate Professor Dr. Intan SafinasUNSPECIFIED
EditorKhairani, Dr. Noor SufiawatiUNSPECIFIED
EditorOthman, Dr. Akmal AiniUNSPECIFIED
EditorIsmail, Dr. NorashikinUNSPECIFIED
EditorAhmad, Associate Professor Dr. Syahrul AhmarUNSPECIFIED
EditorMisman, Dr. Faridah NajunaUNSPECIFIED
EditorShamsuddin, Associate Professor Dr. AmanuddinUNSPECIFIED
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
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Insight Journal : International, Refereed, Open Access, Online Journal
Journal: UiTM Journal > INSIGHT Journal (IJ)
ISSN: Insight Journal : International, Refereed, Open Access, Online Journal
Volume: 5
Number: 30
Page Range: pp. 266-273
Official URL: https://insightjournal.my/
Item ID: 42306
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship; graduate; student; employability; entrepreneurial intention; UiTM Cawangan Johor
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/42306

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