Structural relationship among Self-efficacy, Entrepreneurial Motivation and Entrepreneurial Intention in the Public sector

공기업 직원의 자기효능감, 창업동기, 창업의지 간의 구조 관계 분석

  • Kim, Sung Hwan (Employment & Labor Training Institute) ;
  • Lee, Jong Hun (Soongsil University, Institute of Korea Lifelong education.HRD)
  • 김성환 (고용노동연수원) ;
  • 이종훈 (숭실대학교 평생교육.hrd연구소)
  • Received : 2014.11.04
  • Accepted : 2014.12.11
  • Published : 2014.12.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the structural relationship among such variables as self-efficacy, entrepreneurial motivation and entrepreneurial intention in the public sector. In order to achieve the purpose, this study had specifically questions as follows: The first was to examine the effect of the self-efficacy on the entrepreneurial motivation in the public sector. The second was to examine the effect of the self-efficacy on the entrepreneurial intention in the public sector. The third was to examine the effect of the self-efficacy on the entrepreneurial intention according to the entrepreneurial motivation in the public sector. The fourth was to examine the effect of entrepreneurial motivation on the entrepreneurial intention in the public sector. A questionnaire was used as the research instrument. A total number of 257 employees in the public sector responded to questionnaire. In order to estimate the hypothesized structural equation model, the collected data were analyzed by AMOS 17.0, a statistical program for structural equation modeling. The major findings of this study were as follows; First, the self-efficacy was found to have a direct effect on the entrepreneurial motivation in the public sector. Second, the self-efficacy was not found to have a direct effect on the entrepreneurial intention in the public sector. Third, the indirect effect of the entrepreneurial motivation between the self-efficacy and the entrepreneurial intention proved positive in the public sector. Fourth, the entrepreneurial motivation was found to have a direct effect on the entrepreneurial intention in the public sector.