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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2021, 3(6); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2021.030602.

Nature or nurture: Influencing factors of entrepreneurial behavior from the perspective of university entrepreneurial ecosystem


Peijian Wu, Hanhui Chen, Dong Yang, Deliang Sun

Corresponding Author:
Dong Yang

School of Business Administration, Anhui University of Finance and Economics, Bengbu, China


Most existing studies believe that entrepreneurial willingness is the prerequisite for entrepreneurial behavior but ignores the interdependence of other factors and entrepreneurial readiness. The primary purpose is to explore how college students' characteristics, family entrepreneurship background, attitudes towards entrepreneurship education, and other factors work together with entrepreneurial willingness to promote college students' entrepreneurial practice. A comprehensive analysis found that college students' entrepreneurial behavior is related to their innate characteristics and inseparable from acquired cultivation. The combination of college students' inherent characteristics and acquired cultivation is more conducive to improving college students' entrepreneurial behavior. 


University entrepreneurial ecosystem, Entrepreneurial behavior, fsQCA, entrepreneurial behavior, entrepreneurial intention

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Peijian Wu, Hanhui Chen, Dong Yang, Deliang Sun. Nature or nurture: Influencing factors of entrepreneurial behavior from the perspective of university entrepreneurial ecosystem. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 6: 9-17. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2021.030602.


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