Factors Affecting Individual’s Intention to Become a Social Entrepreneur

  • Preeti Tiwari
  • Anil K. Bhat
  • Jyoti Tikoria


There are good numbers of success stories of social enterprises in India such as Arvind Eye Centre, Barefoot, Farm2Food Foundation, AYZH, Jaipur rugs and Selco Solar. There is a need to the number of such social enterprises in India. This chapter discusses the various factors that affect an individual’s intention to become a social entrepreneur. This study, conducted among students of India’s leading technical institutions, indicates that self-efficacy was found to be the strongest predictor of entrepreneurial intention.


Social entrepreneurial intention India Theory of planned behaviour 


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  • Preeti Tiwari
    • 1
  • Anil K. Bhat
    • 2
  • Jyoti Tikoria
    • 2
  1. 1.T.A. Pai Institute of ManagementManipalIndia
  2. 2.Department of ManagementBirla Institute of Technology & ScienceIndia

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