Individual Entrepreneurial Intent: Construct Clarification and Development of an Internationally Reliable Metric


Individual entrepreneurial intent is a key construct in research on new business formation. However, neither a clear or consistent definition of nor a uniform and reliable way to measure individual entrepreneurial intent has yet emerged. Several management scholars have highlighted the impediment this constitutes to the advancement of entrepreneurship research. This paper first seeks to clarify the construct of individual entrepreneurial intent and then reports the development and validation of a reliable and internationally applicable individual entrepreneurial intent scale.

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Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Authors:
Edmund R. Thompson
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Year Published
2009
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