The Impacts of Trait Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy on Perceived Behavioral Control Among Undergraduate Students
María-Arántzazu Vidal-Blasco, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain ; Teresa Torres-Coronas, Universitat Rovira i Virgili., Tarragona, Spain
IJAVET Volume 9, Number 3, ISSN 1947-8607 Publisher: IGI Global
The economy needs entrepreneurs to identify market opportunities to offer solutions to social problems. Therefore, understanding the factors that affect entrepreneurial intention has become an important research topic. This article examines perceived behavioral control as a determinant of entrepreneurial intention. It also analyzes how trait emotional intelligence and entrepreneurial self-efficacy impact on perceived behavioral control. The resulting model shows that integrating these competences in entrepreneurship programs has a positive impact on perceived control behavior. Gender implications are discussed.
Vidal-Blasco, M.A. & Torres-Coronas, T. (2018). The Impacts of Trait Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy on Perceived Behavioral Control Among Undergraduate Students. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 9(3), 47-58. IGI Global.