Entrepreneurial Emotions on Start-Up Process Behavior among University Students

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia

2 Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia


Entrepreneurial emotions are able to motivate students in the process of starting a business or undertaking entrepreneurial activities. Different emotions are involved in the entrepreneurship process that affect their engagement in start-up. Hence, this study aims to determine the positive and negative effects of entrepreneurial emotions towards start-up process behavior among university students. A total of 472 final year students in Malaysian public universities were involved in the study. To analyze the data obtained, the researchers performed confirmatory factor analyses and structural equation modeling using AMOS software. The results showed that both positive and negative entrepreneurial emotions had a significant effect on the business start-up process behavior among the students. Positive emotions of these students towards the business start-up process motivated them to engage in entrepreneurial activities, while negative emotions were found to give the opposite result. Therefore, the findings are useful for entrepreneurship lecturers to ensure more interactive teaching techniques to attract students to become job creators.


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Article Title [فارسی]

عواطف کارآفرینانه مربوط به رفتار فرایند استارتاپ در میان دانشجویان دانشگاهی

Authors [فارسی]

  • Nor Hafiza Othman 1
  • نور اسما عثمان 2
1 دانشکده کارآفرینی و بازرگانی، دانشگاه کلانتان مالزی، مالزی
2 دانشکده آموزش، دانشگاه کبانسگان مالزی، مالزی
Abstract [فارسی]

عواطف کارآفرینانه قادرند به دانشجویان در فرایند آغاز یک کسب و کار یا انجام فعالیت های کارآفرینانه انگیزه دهند. عواطف مختلفی در فرایند کارآفرینی دخالت دارند که بر مشارکت دانشجویان در یک استارتاپ اثر می گذارند. در همین راستا، مطالعه حاضر به دنبال تعیین اثرات مثبت و منفی عواطف کارآفرینانه بر رفتار فرآیند استارتاپ در میان دانشجویان است. نمونه ای شامل 472 دانشجوی سال آخر در دانشگاه های مالزی در این مطالعه شرکت کردند. برای تحلیل داده های گردآوری شده، محققان تحلیل عاملی تاییدی و مدلسازی معادلات ساختاری را با استفاده از نرم افزار آموس انجام دادند. نتایج به دست آمده نشان داد که عواطف کارآفرینانه مثبت و منفی اثر معناداری بر رفتار فرآیند استارتاپ کسب و کارها در میان دانشجویان دارد. عواطف مثبت این دانشجویان نسبت به فرایند استارتاپ کسب و کارها به آنها انگیزه می دهد تا در فعالیت های کارآفرینانه شرکت کنند، در حالی که عواطف منفی نتیجه عکس دارند. بنابراین، یافته های مطالعه حاضر می توانند به اساتید کارآفرینی کمک کنند تا تکنیک های تدریس تعاملی تری برای کمک به دانشجویان برای تبدیل شده به کارآفرین به کار گیرند.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • آموزش کارآفرینی
  • عواطف مثبت
  • عواطف منفی
  • فرایند استارتاپ
  • رفتار
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