The effects of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on entrepreneurial intention

  • Nor Faiza Binti Adzman Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
  • Hamad Raza Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru
  • Muhammad Imran Qureshi Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
  • Nohman Khan UniKL Business School, Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Keywords: Culture, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Entrepreneurial Intention, Financial Growth

Abstract

This research aims to examine the effects of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on entrepreneurial intention among engineering students. The researcher hypothesized the relationship between these three independent variables, such as entrepreneurial education, social and cultural, and financial growth with entrepreneurial intention. The data was collected using a questionnaire survey from 313 respondents selected from engineering faculties. The data were analysed using SPSS software. Multiple regression was calculated to predict the engineering students based on entrepreneurial education, social and cultural as well as financial growth. Results indicated that entrepreneurial education, social and cultural, and financial growth have a positive effect on entrepreneurial intention. Thus, it is required to enhance entrepreneurial education at the university level to enhance the entrepreneurship intention among the engineering students. Also, social and cultural elements have an impact on entrepreneurship intention of university students.

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Published
2021-02-16
How to Cite
Adzman, N. F. B., Hamad Raza, Qureshi , M. I., & Khan , N. (2021). The effects of an entrepreneurial ecosystem on entrepreneurial intention. Journal of Economic Info, 8(2), 78-87. https://doi.org/10.31580/jei.v8i2.1829
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