A Study on Entrepreneurial Inclination among Students

Uma Rani Bade, P. Divakara Rao, B. Ratan Reddy


In India, the development of entrepreneurship is becoming more important as it is one of the driving force for achievement of economic development and job creation. Entrepreneurship is the process of creating value by developing the necessary time and effort, assuming the various factors such as financial, physical, and social risks, for rewards of monetary and personal satisfaction The research objective of the study is to investigate the factors associated with entrepreneurial inclination among post graduate students in Indian universities. The paper provides hypotheses about risk aversion, fear of failure, lack of social networking, lack of resources and stress aversion among post graduate students. The proposed hypotheses are tested on a sample of 160 post graduate students. To analyse the data descriptive analysis and regression were employed. The findings help to clarify the reasons for positive entrepreneurial inclination among students to become entrepreneurs. This paper is an attempt to create a better understanding of the factors that account for entrepreneurial inclination among postgraduate students.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijermt.v6i8.166


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