Intrinsic motivation and entrepreneurial start-up intentions: a franchising perspective

Baskaran, Shathees and Devagaran, Shima and Ganesan, Kharthigesan and Mahadi, Nomahaza (2021) Intrinsic motivation and entrepreneurial start-up intentions: a franchising perspective. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 13 (5). pp. 443-478. ISSN 1742-5360

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/ijev.2021.119145

Abstract

Franchising as a type of entrepreneurial activity to develop a nation's economy has been receiving continuous attention. In today's business world, many firms have adopted franchising as an important strategy, giving aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to own and operate a business venture. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between intrinsic motivation and franchise start-up intentions among Malaysians. A total of 386 participants participated in this survey. Intrinsic motivation was investigated over five subscales: Interest/Enjoyment, Perceived Competence, Perceived Choice, Effort and Value/Usefulness. Entrepreneurial start-up intentions examined four subscales: Business Involvement, Business Attitude, Pressure, and Control. From the results obtained, it was found that there were mixed findings of the significant relationship between intrinsic motivation and franchising entrepreneurial start-up intentions. Since franchising from intrinsic motivation and entrepreneurial startup intentions perspective remain an underexplored area, more research is needed to improve the predictive value of franchise intentions.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:entrepreneurship, interest/enjoyment, intrinsic motivation, perceived choice, perceived competence
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:95829
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:19 Jun 2022 12:26
Last Modified:19 Jun 2022 12:26

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