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Entrepreneurship Students, Persistence and Decision Styles

Mogstad, Ida Elen LU and Voss, Selina-Marie LU (2016) ENTN19 20161
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Purpose – Our research aims to discover what happens to entrepreneurship students after their graduation and whether there is a link between their decision styles and their persistence in pursuing an entrepreneurial career
Methodology – An exploratory, mixed-method approach was employed, combining a
quantitative, self-completion questionnaire with qualitative, in-depth interviews in order to collect data from graduated entrepreneurship students of Lund University
Findings – The findings of our research indicate that the entrepreneurship graduates’ decision styles do have an effect on their persistence in entrepreneurial careers
Implications – This study can help entrepreneurship programs to better understand their students’ vocational... (More)
Purpose – Our research aims to discover what happens to entrepreneurship students after their graduation and whether there is a link between their decision styles and their persistence in pursuing an entrepreneurial career
Methodology – An exploratory, mixed-method approach was employed, combining a
quantitative, self-completion questionnaire with qualitative, in-depth interviews in order to collect data from graduated entrepreneurship students of Lund University
Findings – The findings of our research indicate that the entrepreneurship graduates’ decision styles do have an effect on their persistence in entrepreneurial careers
Implications – This study can help entrepreneurship programs to better understand their students’ vocational paths post-graduation and consequently better adapt to their students’ needs and aid them in their entrepreneurial journey
Contributions – This research forms a bridge between decision making research,
entrepreneurship students and persistence, offering new insights and interesting starting points for further research (Less)
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author
Mogstad, Ida Elen LU and Voss, Selina-Marie LU
supervisor
organization
course
ENTN19 20161
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Entrepreneurship students, persistence, decision style, decision making
language
English
id
8886064
date added to LUP
2016-07-06 15:07:58
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2016-07-06 15:07:58
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  abstract     = {Purpose – Our research aims to discover what happens to entrepreneurship students after their graduation and whether there is a link between their decision styles and their persistence in pursuing an entrepreneurial career
Methodology – An exploratory, mixed-method approach was employed, combining a
quantitative, self-completion questionnaire with qualitative, in-depth interviews in order to collect data from graduated entrepreneurship students of Lund University
Findings – The findings of our research indicate that the entrepreneurship graduates’ decision styles do have an effect on their persistence in entrepreneurial careers
Implications – This study can help entrepreneurship programs to better understand their students’ vocational paths post-graduation and consequently better adapt to their students’ needs and aid them in their entrepreneurial journey
Contributions – This research forms a bridge between decision making research,
entrepreneurship students and persistence, offering new insights and interesting starting points for further research},
  author       = {Mogstad, Ida Elen and Voss, Selina-Marie},
  keyword      = {Entrepreneurship students,persistence,decision style,decision making},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Entrepreneurship Students, Persistence and Decision Styles},
  year         = {2016},
}