Extension of the Systemic Entrepreneurship Intention Model in university students

Luisa Díez-Echavarría, Alejandro Valencia Arias, Jonathan Bermúdez-Hernández, Fausto Orlando Maussa Pérez, Maria Lucelly Urrego Marín, Jairo Adolfo Torres Velásquez

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Abstract

The extension of the Systemic Entrepreneurship Intention Model, to identify and understand the factors, and their relations, that promote university students' entrepreneurial intention, was proposed in this paper. That is, in the long run, one of the main strategies to promote economic development. The Confirmatory Factor Analysis methodology to analyze the data collected from a selfadministrative questionnaire, which was applied to students of three universities of Colombia, was performed. It was found that personal attitudes and perceived feasibility are the most influential factors when it comes to starting a business. Moreover, young people may have greater intentions of creating a company when they identify good ideas and they perceive them feasible regardless of their risk levels. It is recommended implementing this model in the context of university students in emerging economies to obtain reliable results in understanding their behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-297
Number of pages21
JournalSerbian Journal of Management
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Entrepreneurial intention
  • Higher education
  • Student population
  • Theory of planned behavior

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