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Mediating role of perceived behavioral control and stakeholders’ support system on the relationship between entrepreneurial personal skills and entrepreneurial intentions of it employees in Pakistan


Shabbir, Muhammad Salman and Mohd Shariff, Mohd Noor and Shahzad, Arfan (2016) Mediating role of perceived behavioral control and stakeholders’ support system on the relationship between entrepreneurial personal skills and entrepreneurial intentions of it employees in Pakistan. International Business Management, 10 (9). pp. 1745-1755. ISSN 1993-5250

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Abstract

The drive of this research is to examine the effectiveness of entrepreneurial skills in developing entrepreneurial intentions in the context of Pakistan. The self-administrative survey was conducted to assemble response through 387 usable questionnaires from IT professionals from Punjab through simple random sampling. The Punjab is one of the largest and highly populated province of Pakistan. The research design comprises of developing a hypothetical framework with entrepreneurial personal skills as independent variable, perceived behavioral control and stake holders’ support as mediating variables to test the entrepreneurial intentions as dependent variable. The results of the tests for reliability and validity of the scales are assessed and presented. Finally, testing of the hypotheses using smart PLS 3.0 provide evidence of mediating role of perceived behavioral control and stakeholders’ support system on the relationship between entrepreneurial personal skills and entrepreneurial intentions of IT professionals in Pakistan.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial intentions, stakeholder's support system, entrepreneurial personal skill, variable, Pakistan
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd. Noor Abdul Hamid
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2017 07:34
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2017 07:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20715

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