THE FACTORS AFFECTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP INTENTION

  • Irine HERDJIONO Musamus University, Kamizaun Mopah Lama Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
  • Yeni Hastin PUSPA Musamus University, Kamizaun Mopah Lama Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
  • Gerzon MAULANY Musamus University, Kamizaun Mopah Lama Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
  • Benedictus Elnath ALDY Atmajaya University, Jend. Sudirman No.51 Jakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: entrepreneur, family, intention, motivation, risk, self-concept

Abstract

This research examined the effects of family environment, self concept, motivation and risk taking propensity on entrepreneurship intention in Merauke, the border area of Indonesia. Conducted by collecting data from 382 college student through questionnaire.  This study applied linear regression analysis. The results showed family environment, self concept, motivation and risk taking propensity significantly affected entrepreneurship intention. The study implies that individual factor such as self-concept, motivation, and risk taking propensity together with social factor, family environment affect entrepreneurial intention. 

Published
2017-12-31