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dc.title Entrepreneurial propensity index of university students. The case study from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland en
dc.contributor.author Dvorský, Ján
dc.contributor.author Petráková, Zora
dc.contributor.author Zapletalíková, Eliška
dc.contributor.author Rózsa, Zoltán
dc.relation.ispartof Oeconomia Copernicana
dc.identifier.issn 2083-1277 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 1
dc.citation.spage 173
dc.citation.epage 192
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun
dc.identifier.doi 10.24136/oc.2019.009
dc.relation.uri http://economic-research.pl/Journals/index.php/oc/article/view/1424
dc.subject entrepreneurship en
dc.subject university student en
dc.subject entrepreneurial propensity en
dc.description.abstract Research background: Promotion of the entrepreneurship has an important role in the society, and the direct relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth of the country is proven. Universities education should be one of the pillars to build the business environment and the entrepreneurial propensity of the students in the entrepreneurship. Purpose of the article: The paper aimed to define and quantify significant factors that shape the entrepreneurial propensity of university students and create the entrepreneurial propensity index. A part of this aim was a comparison of defined factors in the Czech Republic (CR), Slovakia (SR) and Poland (PL). Methods: The survey-based research was conducted with students in the last year of their economic studies on the universities. 1,352 students from 25 universities in selected countries were approached during research. A custom Entrepreneurial Propensity Index was created that was implemented separately for CR, SR and PL. Findings & Value added: The research brought interesting findings. The aggregated Entrepreneurial Propensity Index in the Czech Republic reached the value of 0.470, which was higher than that of Slovakia (0.424) and Poland (0.412). The evaluation of the quality of university education is similarly positive in all countries (CR: 0.659, PL: 0.589, SR: 0.592). Czech students gave access to the financial resources and the role of macroeconomic environment got a higher rating than Slovak and Polish students. On the contrary, Poland students gave the social environment and business advantages a higher rating than Czech and Slovak students. The evaluation of the personality traits is more positive in Slovakia. The most positive indicator for all students is that doing business enables to make use of own abilities and own solutions. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008682
utb.identifier.obdid 43879974
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85070653143
utb.identifier.wok 000467020300009
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-08T12:00:02Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-08T12:00:02Z
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Dvorský, Ján
utb.contributor.internalauthor Zapletalíková, Eliška
utb.fulltext.affiliation Ján Dvorský, Zora Petráková, Eliška Zapletalíková, Zoltán Rózsa Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic orcid.org/0000-0002-6078-2636 Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia orcid.org/0000-0002-1398-9415 Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic orcid.org/0000-0002-0291-4282 Alexander Dubcek University in Trencin, Slovakia orcid.org/0000-0002-5748-5702
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 12.11.2018 Revised: 14.01.2019 Accepted: 27.01.2019 Published online: 15.02.2019
utb.wos.affiliation [Dvorsky, Jan; Zapletalikova, Eligka] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic; [Petrakova, Zora] Slovak Univ Technol Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia; [Rozsa, Zoltan] Alexander Dubcek Univ Trencin, Trencin, Slovakia
utb.scopus.affiliation Tomas Bata University, Zlín, Czech Republic; Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia; Alexander Dubcek University, Trencin, Slovakia
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