Entrepreneurial Intention Among Physical and Health Education Students in Public Sector Universities of Pakistan

  • Bahadur Ali
  • Naimatullah Shah
  • Huma Tabassum
Keywords: Entrepreneurial intention, perceived feasibility, perceived desirability, self-efficacy, Entrepreneurial event model.

Abstract

Nowadays, a majority of the people of world is living in intolerable situations such as personal distress and poor health. To overwhelm that situations, entrepreneurship is regarded as a protagonist factor. In spite of that, there is still lack of empirical evidences that what factors are accountable for the development of intention towards entrepreneurship particularly in Pakistan. Realizing that, the present paper presents the investigation of factors that affect the entrepreneurial intention among physical and health education department of Pakistani universities. The theoretical framework was supported with Entrepreneurial Event Model (EEM). This is a cross sectional study in which quantitative data was randomly collected from the students of physical and health education from the different public sector universities of Pakistan through survey questionnaire. The results show that there is a positive and significant relationship among perceived feasibility, the perceived desirability, selfefficacy and entrepreneurial intention. This study may be useful for the strategy makers to frame the effective guidelines to promote the entrepreneurial activities especially in the public health sector context. In addition, it may become contribution for the literature of entrepreneurship field especially for the developing countries.

Published
2020-01-07
Section
Articles