Why do academic scientists participate in academic entrepreneurship?:An empirical investigation of department context and the antecedents of entrepreneurial behavior

Wang, Miao and Cai, Jianfeng and Soetanto, Danny and Guo, Ying (2021) Why do academic scientists participate in academic entrepreneurship?:An empirical investigation of department context and the antecedents of entrepreneurial behavior. Journal of Small Business Management. ISSN 0047-2778

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Abstract

This study aims to bridge the gap in the literature by empirically analyzing how department context influences academic scientists’ intention to engage in knowledge commercialization. Using the theory of planned behavior (TPB) as a framework and a survey of 272 scientists from Chinese universities, this study shows that although entrepreneurial intention is positively influenced by the department’s scientific reputation and the presence of role models, no such effect is found for department entrepreneurial support. In the absence of department context, our findings also suggest that scientists’ motivational factors, such as commercialization attitude and perceived behavioral control, still significantly influence their intentions to engage in commercialization activities.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Journal of Small Business Management
Additional Information:
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Small Business Management on 12th February 2021, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00472778.2020.1844486
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150580
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Deposited On:
08 Jan 2021 13:25
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Yes
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Published
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09 Jun 2021 05:46