A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship
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A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship

Identity Through Aspirations, Behaviors and Confidence

Edited by Patricia G. Greene and Candida G. Brush

Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary. The editors map out a vision for research on women and entrepreneurship and using a contextual framework that includes aspiration, behavior and confidence. They delve into issues such as social identity, start-ups, crowdfunding and context to set a new foundation for future research on entrepreneurship and gender.
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Chapter 8: Context, cognition and female entrepreneurial intentions: it is all about perceived behavioral control

Malin Brännback, Shahrokh Nikou, Alan L. Carsrud and Diana Hechavarria

Abstract

Family business background is assumed to contextually impact perceived behavioral control (PBC) and self-efficacy (SE), which in turn are assumed to drive entrepreneurial intentions. The relationship is here assumed to be gendered. Following Ajzen (2002), the authors treat PBC and SE as distinct concepts. PBC is a predictor of actual behavior, whereas SE predicts an intention.

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