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The influence of entrepreneurial skills, environmental support and motivation factors on entrepreneurial intention

Siam, Ibrahim Mahmoud Ibrahim (2015) The influence of entrepreneurial skills, environmental support and motivation factors on entrepreneurial intention. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study exploits Theory of Planned Behaviour to capture the entrepreneurial intention among students in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). It was revealed that entrepreneurial skills, environmental support and motivational were the key factors which positively related with entrepreneurial intention among the students. Self administered questionnaires were distributed to the students of Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEnt) students in UUM in order to identify their entrepreneurial intention and the influence factors. A stratified sampling technique was used to among 200 students who participated in the study. Generally, results show that entrepreneurial skills; environmental support and motivational factors are significantly related to the entrepreneurial intention. The implication of this study shows that the entrepreneurial intention of BBA and BEnt student in UUM is supported by the environment that would enable the student to start their own business

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial Intention, Entrepreneurial Skills, Environmental Support, Motivational Factors
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2015 07:11
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 03:37
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4970

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