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論文名稱(中文) Impact of Human Capital and Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Intentions
論文名稱(英文) Impact of Human Capital and Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Intentions
校院名稱 成功大學
系所名稱(中) 國際經營管理研究所
系所名稱(英) Institute of International Management
學年度 102
學期 1
出版年 103
研究生(中文) 梁克利
研究生(英文) Kory Nash
學號 RA6017175
學位類別 碩士
語文別 英文
論文頁數 93頁
口試委員 指導教授-鄭至甫
口試委員-林豪傑
召集委員-史習安
中文關鍵字 none 
英文關鍵字 Human capital  Social capital  Perceived feasibility  Perceived desirability  Entrepreneurial intention  Illusion of control 
學科別分類
中文摘要 none
英文摘要 The most significant and underlying question that forms the basis of most researched focused on entrepreneurship is: “Why do some individuals become entrepreneurs and others don’t?” This study expands on previous research and theory by taking into consideration an individual’s stock of skills, abilities, competencies, and resources, along with the influence of illusion of control, evaluates the overall impact on entrepreneurial intention. A very diverse sample set of over 280 respondents were collected. Structural Equation Modeling was used to test the relationships amongst the modeled variables, and Hierarchical Regression was used to test the moderating effect of illusion of control. It was found that an individual’s human capital had significantly positive implications toward both perceived desirability and feasibility. Social capital was found to have a positive and significant impact on perceived feasibility, but not desirability. Perceptions of feasibility and desirability were evaluated and reconfirmed as significant indicators of entrepreneurial intention. Also, illusion of control was a significantly positive moderator for perceived feasibility, but negatively significant for desirability. Individuals, policy makers, non-government institutions, and businesses should consider promoting and acquiring skills, competencies, and other external resources easier for individuals to drive entrepreneurial intention. Illusion of control should also be mitigated to avoid making an unjustified entrepreneurial intention.
論文目次 TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABSTRACT II
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS III
TABLE OF CONTENTS IV
LIST OF TABLES VII
LIST OF FIGURES VIII
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 Research Background and Motivation. 1
1.2 Research Contributions and Objectives. 4
1.3 Research Procedures. 8
CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 10
2.1 Entrepreneurial Intention. 10
2.2 Human Capital. 12
2.3 Social Capital. 14
2.4 Perceived Desirability. 17
2.5 Perceived Feasibility. 18
2.6 Illusion of Control. 19
2.6 Hypothesis Formation. 21
2.6.1 Human Capital’s Impact on Perceived Desirability and Perceived Feasibility. 21
2.6.2 Social Capital’s Impact on Perceived Desirability and Perceived Feasibility. 22
2.6.3 Perceived Desirability and Entrepreneurial Intention. 24
2.6.4 Perceived Feasibility and Entrepreneurial Intention. 25
2.6.5 Moderating Effect of Illusion of Control. 26
2.7 Summary of Hypotheses. 29
CHAPTER THREE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 30
3.1 Conceptual Model. 30
3.2 Description of Sample. 31
3.3 Construct Measurement. 32
3.3.1 Human Capital. 32
3.3.2 Social Capital. 33
3.3.3 Perceived Feasibility. 34
3.3.4 Perceived Desirability. 35
3.3.5 Illusion of Control. 36
3.3.6 Entrepreneurial Intention. 37
3.4 Control Variables. 38
3.5 Methodology. 38
3.5.1 Descriptive Statistical Analysis. 38
3.5.2 Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Reliability Test. 39
3.5.3 Pearson Correlation. 39
3.5.4 Common Method Bias. 40
3.5.5 Structural Equation Modeling. 40
3.5.6 Hierarchical Multiple Regression. 41
CHAPTER FOUR RESEARCH RESULTS 42
4.1 Data Collection. 42
4.2 Descriptive Analysis. 42
4.2.1 Characteristics of Respondents. 42
4.2.2 Mean and Variance of Measurement Items. 45
4.3 Confirmatory Factor Analysis. 49
4.4 Pearson Correlation. 58
4.5 Common Method Variance Test. 60
4.6 Structural Equation Modeling. 60
4.7 Hierarchical Regression Analysis. 64
CHAPTER FIVE CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS 66
5.1 Research Conclusions. 66
5.1.1 Discussion. 66
5.2 Research Implications and Contributions. 73
5.2.1 Academic Implications. 73
5.2.2 Managerial Implications. 73
5.3 Research Limitations. 74
5.3.1 Sampling. 75
5.3.2 Questionnaire Development. 75
5.3.3 Bias 76
5.4 Future Research Suggestions. 76
REFERENCES 78
APPENDICES 85
Appendix A: Survey 85
Appendix B: SEM results with control variables 92
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