Hybrid Entrepreneurial Intention: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Employees


hybrid entrepreneurship
public sector
private sector

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Farooq, M., & Talib, N. (2019). Hybrid Entrepreneurial Intention: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Employees. Journal of Research in Psychology, 1(1), 21-26. Retrieved from http://readersinsight.net/jrp/article/view/522


This paper examined the influence of personality related factors pertinent to perceived behavioral control in the context of theory of planned behavior.  Moreover, a comparative analysis was executed to see the variance in the effect of the selected factors with respect to sector of employment in Pakistan. Offline and online survey data was collected from multiple cities across Pakistan using purposive and convenience sampling technique. Regression analysis was run to analyze the data. The findings revealed that the degree of creativity influencing hybrid entrepreneurial intentions varies between public and private sector employees in Pakistan. However, Self-efficacy impacts such intentions approximately in the similar manner in the two sectors of employment.  The findings highlight interesting area where public organizations lack as compared to private organizations in terms of creativity of employees. This study extends the body of knowledge on hybrid entrepreneurship in Pakistani settings. This research is among the initial endeavors which undertake a comparative analysis of public and private sector employees towards their hybrid entrepreneurial intentions.



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