An Investigation of the Relationship between the Two Different Groups of Students’ Entrepreneurship Characteristics

KAYA, M. Dursun and AVCI, Salih Börteçine and GÜZEL, Dilşad and BÜLADİ ÇUBUKÇU, Betül and DEMİRTAŞ, M. Fatih (2010) An Investigation of the Relationship between the Two Different Groups of Students’ Entrepreneurship Characteristics. In: 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 8-9 2010, Sarajevo.


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According to the definition of entrepreneurship and the studies carried out, the feature of the entrepreneurship is accepted unavoidable element for entrepreneurs‘ attitude. It is known that entrepreneurs have taken more risks or more opportunists and more innovative than he other entrepreneurs. But, these three entrepreneur dimension can change independently from each other in different environment circumstances. The purpose of this study is to evaluate these three factors affecting the entrepreneurship for this reason. A survey developed for such an evaluation was applied by face to face with 190 volunteer students attending to senior classes of three different vocational colleges with economics and administrative sciences faculty of Atatürk University. The data obtained from the research were taken into consideration and the students were classified into groups. While the students in the first group consisted of the students who don‘t take education or don‘t have any knowledge, the students in the second group consisted of the students who have some knowledge about entrepreneurship or those who have lived in an entrepreneur environment. While 47.0% of the students have taken the place in the first group, 53.0% of them are in the second group. Students‘ t test and one-way anova analysis in SPSS were used in the medium to data set obtained. In one-way anova analysis carried out, it was detected that the students who are not from entrepreneur milieu and attending to different academic units had innovative feature. But, in the dimensions of evaluation of opportunity and taking risks, in all comparisons, there was no distraction between both two groups and according to the demographic features.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 08:23
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2012 15:05

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