Predicting the entrepreneurial intention: a moderated mediation model
by Nazmiye Ulku Pekkan; Gulsah Sisman
International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development (IJMED), Vol. 19, No. 3, 2020

Abstract: The purpose of the study is to determine both the mediation effect of self-efficacy and the moderated effect of the length of time spent for starting to earn money by coaching on the relationship between social intelligence and entrepreneurial intention. The research was tested on 175 participants who have professional coaching certificate that is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). This study was conducted based on the entrepreneurial opportunity identification and development theory. According to the result of the research, a large part of the relation between social intelligence and entrepreneurial intention is positively explained through self-efficacy. Furthermore, it was indicated that the relation between self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention of the participants who earn money by coaching after deserving the certificate in a shorter time was stronger.

Online publication date: Tue, 28-Jul-2020

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