Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/92472
Type of publication: Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Vadyba / Management (S003)
Author(s): Stabingis, Linas;Rimkuvienė, Daiva
Title: Entrepreneurial intention among students of Baltic region
Is part of: 26th NJF Congress: Agriculture for the Next 100 Years, 27-29 June, 2018 Kaunas r. Lithuania : Programme and Summaries of Presentations. Akademija, 2018
Extent: p. 71-71
Date: 2018
Keywords: students;entrepreneurship;own business;Baltic region;cross-national comparison
Abstract: Many countries are dealing the problem of weak participation of young people in labour market. Many researchers propose development of entrepreneurship as one of measures for solving this problem. The growth of entrepreneurial activities will help in reducing the unemployment rate. But it is not enough to have the ideas and wishes to start new business. There are needed also knowledge; financial, legal and mental opportunities. Attitude towards entrepreneurship can be based on personality traits and demographic characteristics, economical and social environment etc. Investigation on students' intention in this research was made using data received during implementation the GUESSS project in year 2016. There were involved students from Higher Education Institutions in 50 countries around the world who provided answers to wide range questionnaire. The objective of this research study is to explore the entrepreneurial intention among students from higher learning institution. Authors of this research concentrated only on few of these questions concerning intentions of respondents to run their own business (self-perception towards entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial background of parents). There were used data collected in following countries of the Baltic region: Denmark, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, and Latvia. Descriptive statistics, Kruskal-Wallis test (K-W) and Tukey Contrasts were used to compare independent groups. Data were analyzed using R software. It would seem that students from Latvia and Poland have a stronger desire for a transition towards entrepreneurship than students from oher countries. The weakest ambition indicated Swedish students. The Danish and Finnish students scored the influence of the entrepreneurial background of parents the highest, and Swedish students the lowest. ... [et al.]
Internet: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/92472
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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