Variable Details:

Source:

Zhao, Hao (2005), "The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy in the Development of Entrepreneurial Intentions", Journal of Applied Psychology, 90, 1265-1272.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • Individuals Confidence in his or her ability to successfully perform entrepreneurial roles and tasks.


Item(s):

  • Enactive mastery.
  • Role modeling and vicarious experience.
  • Social persuasion.
  • Judgment of one’s own physiological states (anxiety, arousal).


Citations:

  • Chen, C.C (1998), "Does entrepreneurial self-efficacy distinguish entrepreneurs from managers?", Journal of Business Venturing, 13, 295-316. [Endnote]
  • Bandura, A (1986), "Social Congitive Theory".