Volume 12, Issue 7 (10-2012)                   Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2012, 12(7): 527-536 | Back to browse issues page

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Siadat S A, Rezazade S S, babri H. Entrepreneurship Morale among Students at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2012; 12 (7) :527-536
URL: http://ijme.mui.ac.ir/article-1-1985-en.html
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Introduction: To develop entrepreneurship in health sector, it is essential to improve entrepreneurship morale among students. So the present study aimed to investigate the degree of entrepreneurship morale among students at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. Methods: The present study is a descriptive- cross sectional research. The population included senior students of all fields from whom a randomly stratified sample of 150 were selected. A researcher-made questionnaire with 54 items using 5 point Likert scale was completed by participants. Data were analyzed using descriptive indices, t-test and ANOVA. Results: The average age of the students was 24.61 years. The observed mean of entrepreneurship morale for all the students (3.5±.54, out of 5) indicated entrepreneurship morale was above theoretical average (3). Also the mean scores for its four subscales were above the scale average: “regard to achievement” (3.64±.77), “internal control” (3.39±.5), “autonomy” (3.56±.67), and “creativity” (3.61±.53), but it was lower than scale average regarding “risk-taking” subscale (2.85±.73). Conclusion: The above average level of entrepreneurship morale implies that students of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences are psychologically potential to become entrepreneurs.
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Received: 2012/02/14 | Accepted: 2012/06/21 | Published: 2012/10/15 | ePublished: 2012/10/15

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