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dc.title Attitude of university students to entrepreneurship en
dc.title Ставлення студентів вищої школи до підприємництва ru
dc.contributor.author Papadaki, Šárka
dc.contributor.author Novák, Petr
dc.contributor.author Dvorský, Ján
dc.relation.ispartof Economic Annals-XXI
dc.identifier.issn 1728-6220 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 166
utb.relation.issue 7-8
dc.citation.spage 100
dc.citation.epage 104
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Institute of Society Transformation
dc.identifier.doi 10.21003/ea.V166-20
dc.relation.uri http://soskin.info/en/ea/2017/166-7-8/Economic-Annals-contents-V166-20
dc.subject Entrepreneurship en
dc.subject Students en
dc.subject Entrepreneur en
dc.subject Start-up en
dc.subject University en
dc.subject Business Education en
dc.subject Entrepreneurship Education (EE) en
dc.description.abstract As Joseph Schumpeter once put it, direct outcome of the efforts by the entrepreneurs is to do new things or do things differently. Promotion of the entrepreneurship plays an important role in the society and there is proven direct relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth. Universities should be one of the pillars to build business environment and support the students in business. The aim of the article is to evaluate the students’ relationship with business. Attitudes by the students and barriers they face when starting business are examined, as well as different types of the students’ relationship with business activities. With this regard a survey has been taken out among 739 students of Tomas Bata University in Zlín in 2016, and three hypotheses connected to the subject of research have been identified and tested. Majority (about 90%) of the students stated that they never had their own business. 4.7% of the students own business during their study period, and 3.4% were in business in the past, but had already left it. There is a significant group of the students without any personal experience with entrepreneurship, who do not have entrepreneurs in their family. This group represents 67.4% of all the respondents. We may presuppose that this group is less inclined to run business. Such an assumption is in line with the practical findings of other experienced mentors. We also found a sound difference in the interest to start own business between undergraduate and graduate students: more students at the bachelor’s programmes are interested in kicking up their business (about 40% «no» and 60% «yes») than those in the master programmes (70% «no» and 30% «yes»). Results obtained led us to the conclusion that there is a need for large extension of entrepreneurial education and support for the university students in the Czech Republic. © Institute of Society Transformation, 2017. en
dc.description.abstract Сприяння підприємницькій діяльності грає важливу роль у забезпеченні економічного зростання. Прямим наслідком активізації підприємництва є створення нових підприємств і робочих місць, тому підготовка студентів до підприємницької діяльності й підтримка їх перших кроків у бізнесі має бути одним із центральних завдань вищої школи. У статті досліджено особливості ставлення студентів вищої школи до бізнесу в Чехії. Проаналізовано спонуки та перешкоди залучення студентів до підприємницької діяльності, характер їх участі в бізнесі. Простежено вплив академічного рівня навчання й обраної спеціальності на ставлення до підприємництва. З цією метою в 2016 році було проведено соціологічне опитування 739 студентів Університету Томаша Баті у Зліні, під час якого було перевірено три гіпотези, що стосувалися теми дослідження. Було, зокрема, виявлено, що 90% студентів ніколи не мали власного бізнесу, 4.7% нині займаються бізнесом, а 3,4% займалися бізнесом до початку навчання, однак покинули його. 67,4% студентів складають групу, яка ніколи не мала особистого або родинного досвіду, пов’язаного з підприємницькою діяльністю. Можна передбачити на підставі нинішнього та інших фахових досліджень, що ця група студентів у майбутньому буде менш схильною розпочати власний бізнес. Одержані результати підводять до висновку про недостатню підтримку підприємництва серед студентів Чехії. ru
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007675
utb.identifier.obdid 43877196
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85038570677
utb.identifier.wok 000423924200020
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-15T16:31:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-15T16:31:38Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Papadaki, Šárka
utb.contributor.internalauthor Novák, Petr
utb.contributor.internalauthor Dvorský, Ján
utb.fulltext.affiliation Šárka Papadaki PhD (Economics), Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, 760 01, Czech Republic papadaki@fame.TBU.cz ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7656-254X Petr Novák PhD (Economics), Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, 760 01, Czech Republic pnovak@fame.TBU.cz ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4701-5755 Ján Dvorský PhD (Economics), Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, 760 01, Czech Republic j1dvorsky@fame.TBU.cz ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6078-2636
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utb.wos.affiliation [Papadaki, Sarka; Novak, Petr; Dvorsky, Jan] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Econ & Management, Dept Enterprise Econ, 5139 Mostni Str, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, Czech Republic; Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, Czech Republic; Department of Enterprise Economics, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, 5139 Mostní Str., Zlín, Czech Republic
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