• ISSN: 2010-023X (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Trade, Economics and Financ.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
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IJTEF 2019 Vol.10(6): 154-161 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.18178/ijtef.2019.10.6.654

Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Intention of Seniors and Fresh Graduates in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Ho Chi Minh City

La Boi San and Mai Ngoc Khuong
Abstract—This research examined the relationships between perceived entrepreneurial desirability, feasibility, self-efficacy, ecosystem, family background, prior experience and personality traits on entrepreneurial intention through attitudes towards entrepreneurship. Quantitative approach was mainly employed with questionnaires conveniently and directly delivered to 351 senior students and fresh graduates of Tourism and Hospitality Management in HCMC. The statistical techniques used include factor analysis, multiple regression and path analysis. The result showed that there were five factors directly affected entrepreneurial intention, namely ecosystem, personality traits, self-efficacy, desirability and feasibility.

Index Terms—Desirability, feasibility, ecosystem, entrepreneurial intention, personality traits, self-efficacy.

La Boi San and Mai Ngoc Khuong are with the School of Business, International University, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam (e-mail: tamhy203@gmail.com, mnkhuong@hcmiu.edu.vn).

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Cite: La Boi San and Mai Ngoc Khuong, "Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Intention of Seniors and Fresh Graduates in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Ho Chi Minh City," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.10, no.6, pp. 154-161, 2019.

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