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Attitude of University Students toward entrepreneurship environment and toward entrepreneurship propensity in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic–International Comparison

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dc.title Attitude of University Students toward entrepreneurship environment and toward entrepreneurship propensity in Czech Republic and Slovak Republic–International Comparison en
dc.contributor.author Bélas, Jaroslav
dc.contributor.author Gavurová, Beáta
dc.contributor.author Korony, Samuel
dc.contributor.author Cepel, Martin
dc.relation.ispartof Economic Research-Ekonomska Istrazivanja
dc.identifier.issn 1331-677X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 32
utb.relation.issue 1
dc.citation.spage 2500
dc.citation.epage 2514
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/1331677X.2019.1615972
dc.relation.uri https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1331677X.2019.1615972
dc.subject business students en
dc.subject data mining en
dc.subject decision trees en
dc.subject entrepreneurial intentions en
dc.subject Entrepreneurship en
dc.description.abstract On the basis of online survey (made in 2017) about entrepreneurship environment we wanted to find out which entrepreneurship conditions are different from the viewpoint of Czech university students (156 men and 252 women) and Slovak university students (216 men and 352 women). From 40 available questionnaire items about two-thirds of them were different in a group of Czech university students compared with Slovak university students (p < 0.05). Czech university students trust more in: entrepreneurial support from the state, macroeconomic environment, quality of entrepreneurship environment and quality of university education compared with Slovak students. In contrast, Slovak students are more optimistic about the image of entrepreneurs in the media, about personal attributes for entrepreneurship, about career growth in entrepreneurship and are more ready to start entrepreneurship after graduation. CART decision tree was used for the multivariate classification problem between Czech university students and Slovak university students. A final CART decision tree model involved only four questionnaire items. Two of them were related to rather macroeconomic conditions - “Legal conditions for doing entrepreneurship are of high quality” and “I consider the macroeconomic environment of my country to be positive for entrepreneurship”. These items were significantly more positively accepted in a group of Czech university students. The other pair of involved items was concerned with personality traits - “Every person has certain prerequisites for entrepreneurship” and “The most important characteristics of an entrepreneur are specializsation, persistence, responsibility, and risk-resistance.” They were more valued in the case of Slovak university students. Average correct classification rate of CART decision tree model with four mentioned items was 71.0%. © 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009047
utb.identifier.obdid 43879958
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85070963003
utb.identifier.wok 000481460500001
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-19T07:56:13Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-19T07:56:13Z
dc.description.sponsorship [DTP2-021-1.2]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Bélas, Jaroslav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Gavurová, Beáta
utb.fulltext.sponsorship Project DTP2-021-1.2 - Strengthening social innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of secondary schools’ students by using highly innovative Learning System (InnoSchool).
utb.wos.affiliation [Belas, Jaroslav; Gavurova, Beata] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Management & Econ, Mostni, Zlin, Czech Republic; [Korony, Samuel] Matej Bel Univ, Fac Econ, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia; [Cepel, Martin] Pan European Univ Bratislava, Fac Econ & Business, Bratislava, Slovakia
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Mostni, Zlín, Czech Republic; Faculty of Economics, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia; Faculty of Economics and Business, Pan European University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
utb.fulltext.projects DTP2-021-1.2
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