The Effect of Religiosity and Spirituality toward Entrepreneurial Intentions on Business Students in Surabaya, Indonesia

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Agus Sukoco, Budiyanto, Akhmad Riduwan


The purpose of the research is to find variables that encourage the creation of young entrepreneurial interests. The study focuses on students as prospective intellectual young entrepreneurs in Indonesia. The variables proposed are religiosity, spirituality, entrepreneurial attitudes, social environment and entrepreneurial interests.. The research method. The research involves 399 students as respondents from 18 years to 25 years old at private universities in Surabaya. The analysis technique uses Partial Least Square for the model evaluation test, the Goodness Of Fit Model test, and the Hypothesis Test. Research result. The study found that the research model fulfills the evaluation model for the outer model, which consists of Convergent validity, Discriminant Validity, Composite Reliability, Cronbach Alpha, and the Goodness of Fit Model evaluation. Hypothesis test results are: Religiosity gives a significant favorable influence on spirituality and student entrepreneurial interest. Spirituality has a significant positive impact on entrepreneurial attitudes, entrepreneurial behavior and student entrepreneurial interest. Entrepreneurial attitudes have a significant positive effect on student entrepreneurial interest.Entrepreneurial behavior has a significant positive effect on student entrepreneurial interest. (5) The social environment does not provide a moderating influence on spirituality variables, entrepreneurial attitudes and Entrepreneurial Behavior.

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