Passion, education, and creativity and their effects on entrepreneurial intention

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Renata Torquato de Araujo Pitombeira
José Milton de Sousa-Filho
Macário Neri Ferreira Neto


This research aimed to verify the effects of entrepreneurial passion, education, and creativity on entrepreneurial intention (EI). The study used PLS-SEM to analyze data collected via questionnaires from university students in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza. The results showed that entrepreneurial education directly affects EI, whereas the hypothesis that entrepreneurial creativity is a predictor of EI was not supported unless it was mediated by self-efficacy. Finally, the results showed that entrepreneurial passion influences EI directly and when mediated by self-efficacy.


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PITOMBEIRA, R. T. de A.; SOUSA-FILHO, J. M. de; NETO, M. N. F. Passion, education, and creativity and their effects on entrepreneurial intention . RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 63, n. 6, p. e02021–0438, 2023. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020230606. Disponível em: Acesso em: 29 nov. 2023.


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