Influences on students attitudes toward entrepreneurship: A multi-country study

  • Sang M. LeeEmail author
  • Seong-bae Lim
  • Raghuvar D. Pathak
  • Daesung Chang
  • Weixing Li


Entrepreneurship has been emphasized in many countries as a way of boosting economic growth and job creation. As entrepreneurship is becoming popular around the world, its education should be customized according to each country’s unique cultural context. The purpose of this paper is to identify differences among the selected nations in terms of factors that are important to enhance the pedagogical effect of entrepreneurship education. This is an empirical study based on the data collected from university students in the US, Korea, China and Fiji representing nations with significantly different cultural contexts. The results imply that customized approaches based on unique cultural context are needed for effective entrepreneurship education in each country.


Entrepreneurship Pedagogical effect Culture Venture creation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sang M. Lee
    • 1
    Email author
  • Seong-bae Lim
    • 2
  • Raghuvar D. Pathak
    • 3
  • Daesung Chang
    • 4
  • Weixing Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ManagementUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnLincolnUSA
  2. 2.Jones School of Business, SUNY-GeneseoGeneseoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Management & Public AdministrationUniversity of the South PacificSuvaFiji
  4. 4.School of Business AdministrationKyonggi UniversitySuwonSouth Korea

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