Factors Affecting Attitudes Towards Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of CBA Students at Kuwait University

Mohammad Qasem Ahmad

Abstract


This study investigated attitudes towards entrepreneurship of students at the College of Business Administration (CBA) at Kuwait University (KU), attitudes relationships to individual characteristics and contextual and demographic factors. A conceptual framework of four major constructs was designed. It included individual characteristics, contextual factors, demographic factors, and entrepreneurial attitudes. Data were collected using a self-administrated questionnaire. Questionnaires were distributed to a stratified random sample of (600) senior and junior students. The response rate was 98%. Study findings showed positive individual characteristics and contextual conditions towards entrepreneurship. Moreover, the results showed strong positive correlations between students’ attitudes, individual characteristics, and contextual conditions. The study results showed no significant correlations between students’ attitudes, gender, and nationality, however, there was a correlation between attitudes and major. The study reached conclusions, noted some practical implications, and makes recommendations.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jcgr.v3i1.15412

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