The institutional environment and social entrepreneurship intentions
作者: Boris UrbanLeanne Kujinga
作者单位: 1WBS, University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg-Braamfontein, South Africa
2University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg-Braamfontein, South Africa
刊名: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 2017, Vol.23 (4), pp.638-655
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/IJEBR-07-2016-0218
关键词: Social entrepreneurshipInstitutionsIntentions
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)To fully understand the concept of social entrepreneurship (SE), contextual factors need to be accounted as the influence of the institutional environment on individual behaviour has received little attention in the literature. By heeding the research call for quantitative work in this emerging field, hypotheses are formulated which predict the influence of different institutional profiles on SE intentions. The paper aims to discuss these issues. (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br)A cross-sectional survey design was administered in an under-researched emerging market context – South Africa. Hypotheses were then statistically tested using correlational analysis and structural equation modelling. (#br)Findings(#br)The results indicate that the regulatory environment has a...
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