2nd Asia Pacific International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

What Makes Entrepreneurial Intention for Students in Technological University Works During Covid-19 Period: A Behavioral Assessment

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Track: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The covid-19 pandemic is without a doubt causing multidimensional catastrophic, which include the economic recession. Job losses, health problems, redefining business models, and the options to save money are why people seek alternate income. Entrepreneurship by taking advantage of the covid-19 pandemic becomes one solution for the workers and the fresh graduate students to overcome the economic pitfall. The present research aims to measure the entrepreneurial behavior intention of students in the technological university, which precisely without dominant entrepreneurship background. The famous theory of reasoned action (TRA) extension, including the personality trait dimension, is used as the development model. The model was analyzed by multivariate analysis with a structural equation model. The data was instrumented by questionnaire, and 215 respondents participated. The result showed the suitability of the extension TRA in predicting the entrepreneurial intention among the students in the Technological University. Attitude factor is revealed to be the most dominant influence factor to entrepreneurial intention. The study explains 48 percent of representation factors in explaining the entrepreneurial intention. The highlight of recommendations and practical implications were also discussed in this paper.

Published in: 2nd Asia Pacific International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Surakarta, Indonesia

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: September 13-16, 2021

ISBN: 978-1-7923-6129-6
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767