Factors Influencing Intention to Create New Venture Among Young Graduates

Africa Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 121-127, January 2011

7 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2011

See all articles by Ahmed Imran Hunjra

Ahmed Imran Hunjra

University of Waikato; Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Hafiz Mushtaq Ahmad

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Kashif Ur Rehman

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus

Nadeem Safwan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: January 15, 2011

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors that are influencing the young graduates for intention to create new venture. The study further highlights how the attraction, networking support, entrepreneurial capabilities, self-independence and self-reliance influence the young students to initiate their new businesses. The sample size of this study was 255 final semester students of various disciplines in different universities from Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The survey based questionnaire was used for data collection. Based on findings this study concludes that all variables, included in the study, play a vital role in new venture creation. Therefore, on the basis of findings this study concludes that young students are more motivated towards new venture creation and start their own businesses.

Keywords: Influencing Factors, New Venture Creation, Different Disciplines, Young Graduates, Motivation

Suggested Citation

Hunjra, Ahmed Imran and Ahmad, Hafiz Mushtaq and Rehman, Kashif Ur and Safwan, Nadeem, Factors Influencing Intention to Create New Venture Among Young Graduates (January 15, 2011). Africa Journal of Business Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 121-127, January 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1750798

Ahmed Imran Hunjra (Contact Author)

University of Waikato ( email )

Te Raupapa
Private Bag 3105
Hamilton, 3240
New Zealand

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Muree Road Rawalpindi
Shamsabad, Punjab 44000
Pakistan
00923457162527 (Phone)

Hafiz Mushtaq Ahmad

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Kashif Ur Rehman

IQRA University - Islamabad Campus ( email )

5, Khayaban-e-Johar
Islamabad, H-9
Pakistan

Nadeem Safwan

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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