A Study on Effect of the University Student's Entrepreneurship on Entrepreneurial Self-efficacy and Entrepreneurial Intention : Focusing on Mediating Effect of Opportunity Recognition

대학생의 기업가정신이 창업효능감 및 창업의지에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구 -창업기회인식의 매개 효과를 중심으로-

  • Kang, Jae-Hac (Department of Venture Management, Graduate School of Venture, Hoseo University) ;
  • Yang, Dong-Woo (Department of Venture Management, Graduate School of Venture, Hoseo University)
  • 강재학 (호서대학교 벤처전문대학원 벤처경영학과) ;
  • 양동우 (호서대학교 벤처전문대학원 벤처경영학과)
  • Received : 2015.11.17
  • Accepted : 2016.01.05
  • Published : 2016.01.31


The aim of this study was to re-verify the importance of opportunity recognition as a mediating factor and add the entrepreneurial self-efficacy, which is recognized as another key factor that triggers start-up activities with the entrepreneurial intention, as a dependent variable. For this reason, in this study, 373 university students in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do Province, Inchon, were surveyed and analyzed empirically. The results of the study was as follows. First, the entrepreneurship partially affects the entrepreneurial self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention. Second, the mediating effect of opportunity recognition between the entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial self-efficacy, and between entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial intention was verified.


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