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Exploring the Influencing Factors of Social Entrepreneurship Intention among University Volunteers

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Aiwen Wang1,2,*, Cheok Mui Yee2

1Department of Entrepreneurship Education, Guangzhou City Construction College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. 

2Graduate School of Business, University Tun Abdul Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

*Corresponding author: Aiwen Wang


With the vigorous development of university volunteers who has achieved good social benefits in the aspects of helping people in danger and distress, community service, environmental protection, employment promotion, rescue and disaster relief, etc. The emergence of social entrepreneurship is mainly due to the further prosperity and development of non-profit sectors such as voluntary services and charitable organizations. The process of the germination, exploration and development of college students' voluntary service is the development and evolution process from the pursuit of moral experience to social benefits. This study examined how the factors are associated with social entrepreneurial intentions. Factor analyses supported that the antecedents of social entrepreneurial intentions could be divided into dimensions of moral obligation, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, attitude towards behavior and perceived social support. Through a survey, a sample of 317 university volunteers was used for analyses. Multiple regression analysis results indicated that entrepreneurial self-efficacy was the most prominent antecedent of social entrepreneurial intentions, followed by attitude towards behaviour, perceived social support and moral obligation.


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Exploring the Influencing Factors of Social Entrepreneurship Intention among University Volunteers

How to cite this paper: Aiwen Wang, Cheok Mui Yee. (2023) Exploring the Influencing Factors of Social Entrepreneurship Intention among University VolunteersJournal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science7(4), 644-652.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2023.04.002

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