The Moderating Effects of Core-Self Evaluation on the Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Entrepreneurial Intention, Job-Seeking Stress

대학생의 창업효능감과 창업의도 및 취업스트레스 관계에서 핵심자기평가의 조절효과 연구

  • Hyun, Sun Hae (Department of Business Administration, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Seo, Moon Kyo (Woongji Tax & Accounting College) ;
  • Kwon, In Su (Department of Business Administration, Sejong University)
  • 현선해 (성균관대학교 경영학과) ;
  • 서문교 (웅지세무대학교 회계정보과) ;
  • 권인수 (세종대학교 경영학과)
  • Received : 2016.11.08
  • Accepted : 2016.12.25
  • Published : 2016.12.31


As university students' job seeking stress and entrepreneurial intentions increase, the importance of variable research that can be applied to both concepts. However, recent studies researchers looked at only the influence variables in each concept. So they thought about the difference between entrepreneurship and employment. To solve these problems in this study was to verify the moderating effects of core-self evaluation in the relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention, job-seeking stress of university students. The data of 349 university students in korea were collected for the study. The collected data were analyzed with multi-regression modeling. All data collected from the survey were analyzed using with SPSS 21.0 The findings of the study were as follows. First, results showed that entrepreneurial self-efficacy affect entrepreneurial intention directly. Second, core-self evaluation affect job-seeking stress of university students. Finally, it was also found that there was moderating effect of core-self evaluation in relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy and job-seeking stress of university students. On the other hand it was found there was no moderating effect of core-self evaluation in relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention. Based on what has been learned through the analyses, The results of this study suggest that an educational system and institutional are needed to increase entrepreneurial efficacy. And It can be seen that the recognition of core self-evaluation is effective for the job seeking stress. Also, the implications and the limitations of the study were presented including some directions for future studies.


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