Title: The effect of spiritual intelligence on organisational entrepreneurship: case study of educational departments in University of Tehran

Authors: Mehdi Tajpour; Aidin Salamzadeh

Addresses: Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, 16th Street, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 1439813141, Iran ' Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, 16th Street, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 1439813141, Iran

Abstract: The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of spiritual intelligence on organisational entrepreneurship. The present research has a practical approach, and in terms of data collection is a descriptive-survey which follows a quantitative approach. The statistical population of the study consisted of the employees of the educational departments of University of Tehran. By using a random sampling method and Cochran's formula, 140 subjects were considered as the sample size. Data analysis is performed using structural equation modelling (SEM) and Smart PLS software. The results of the research showed that spiritual intelligence had an 84% effect on organisational entrepreneurship. Also, the results of sub-assumptions showed that critical thinking (77%), personal presentation (13%), transcendental consciousness (37%), and establishing a position of consciousness (41%) affect organisational entrepreneurship.

Keywords: spiritual intelligence; critical thinking; knowledge; consciousness; organisational entrepreneurship.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMED.2019.100673

International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 2019 Vol.18 No.3, pp.205 - 218

Received: 02 Oct 2018
Accepted: 27 Jan 2019

Published online: 16 May 2019 *

Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article