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Title:

Is the interplay between self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention gender-dependent?

Group publication title:

Argumenta Oeconomica

Creator:

Kurczewska, Agnieszka ; Białek, Jacek

Subject and Keywords:

entrepreneurial intentions ; self-efficacy ; entrepreneurial education ; gender ; Poland

Description:

Argumenta Oeconomica, 2014, Nr 2 (33), s. 23-38

Abstrakt:

The aim of the study is to investigate whether the interplay between entrepreneurial intentions and self-efficacy depends on gender. As males still dominate worldwide in entrepreneurial activity, the authors are interested in the specifics of female entrepreneurship and its antecedents. The central hypothesis was that female students have lower self-efficacy than male students which induces lower intentions towards venture creation. To follow the research aims, the authors conducted a questionnaire among students at one of the Polish universities. It included questions relating to the concept of self-efficacy inspired by the works of Bandura (1977, 1982, 1986, 1989), Noble et al. (1999) and Boyd and Vozikis (1994). By using various statistical methods (including the two means t-test, the coefficient of correlation test, the Chi-squared independence test and the Mann-Whitney U test) the interplay between intentions, gender and self-efficacy was investigated. [...]

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu

Place of publication:

Wrocław

Date:

2014

Resource Type:

artykuł

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

doi:10.15611/aoe.2014.2.02

Language:

eng

Relation:

Argumenta Oeconomica, 2014, Nr 2 (33)

Rights:

Wszystkie prawa zastrzeżone (Copyright)

Access Rights:

Dla wszystkich w zakresie dozwolonego użytku

Location:

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu