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 (IJ), 5 (30). pp. 266-273. ISSN 2600-8564

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:
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Md Dahlan, Jaslin
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Zainuddin, Noor Azrin
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Mat Din, Syaidatul Zarina
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Md Salleh, Siti Aishah
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Zainon, Assoc. Prof Dr. Saunah
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Raja Ahmad, Assoc. Prof Dr. Raja Adzrin
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Soo, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Carolyn Kum Yoke
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Kadri, Assoc. Prof. Dr Mohd Halim
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Ismail, Dr. Noriah
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Mohd Ariff Albakri, Associate Professor Dr. Intan Safinas
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Khairani, Dr. Noor Sufiawati
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Othman, Dr. Akmal Aini
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Ismail, Dr. Norashikin
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Ahmad, Associate Professor Dr. Syahrul Ahmar
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Misman, Dr. Faridah Najuna
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Shamsuddin, Associate Professor Dr. Amanuddin
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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 (IJ)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > INSIGHT Journal (IJ)
ISSN: 2600-8564
Volume: 5
Number: 30
Page Range: pp. 266-273
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Keywords: Entrepreneurship; graduate; student; employability; entrepreneurial intention; UiTM Cawangan Johor
Date: 2019
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/42306
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