Entrepreneurial intention and career choices: the role of volition

  title={Entrepreneurial intention and career choices: the role of volition},
  author={S. Nyock Ilouga and A. C. Nyock Mouloungni and Jean-Michel Sahut},
  journal={Small Business Economics},
Developing entrepreneurship among students and helping them to build their career plans and improving their employability is the core of public policy in many countries in Europe (Branchet et al. in J Small Bus Enterp Dev 18(2):384–402, 2011). Following some empirical researches (Boissin et al. in J Small Bus Entrep 22(2):101–122, 2009), we know some predictive factors for the emergence of an entrepreneurial project. But another question remains largely unexplored: What are the psychological… 

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