Identification and Explanation of Dimensions of an Entrepreneur-Training Organization and its Impact on the Organization’s Policies

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Department of Public Administration, Kerman Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Mathematics and Computer, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Today, organizational entrepreneurship is considered as an effective factor in growth, creativity and dynamicity of organizations in order for their promotion and survival. Therefore, the present study aims to identify and explain the dimensions of an entrepreneur-training organization and its impact on the organization’s policies. The research method, due to sequence of qualitative and quantitative methods, is a sequential mixed method. In the qualitative section, the statistical population of this study is consisted of experts and elite in the field of management having experience in administrative system. Using a targeted sampling method and snowball method, 15 experts of the mentioned statistical population were identified and semi-structured interviews were conducted with them. In the quantitative section, the statistical population of this study is consisted of heads of trade unions of Khorasan Razavi’s chambers of business who are 850 people. The sample size has been calculated to be 265 people using Cochran formula, and simple random sampling method has been used for collecting the data. The collected data has been analyzed using structural equation modeling technique and Amos software. Finally, four dimensions of innovation, creativity, risk taking and independence have been identified as the dimensions of entrepreneur-training organization and the impact of each of these dimensions on the organization’s policies has been confirmed.

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