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Gholami H, Eghbali J. Measuring the Entrepreneurial Competencies of Members of Agricultural Engineering, Technical, and Advisory Services Companies (The Case of South of Kerman Province). jea. 2018; 4 (8) :51-64
URL: http://jea.sanru.ac.ir/article-1-165-en.html
Agricultural research, education and extension (AREEO)
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Entrepreneurial competencies have critical effect on venture enterprises. In this regard, measuring entrepreneurial competencies can be applied in planning for improving these competencies in Agricultural Engineering, Technical, and advisory Companies in south of Kerman province. Thus, the main purpose of this study was to measure entrepreneurial competencies of Agricultural Engineering, Technical, and Advisory Services Companies’ experts. Statistical population of this study was consisted of members of mentioned companies from which a sample of 132 members were accessed through stratified proportional sampling method and Cochran formula. Data collected by a questionnaire that its face validity and construct validity were approved, respectively, by a panel of experts and convergent validity (AVE). Study instrument reliability was approved by computing Cronbach alpha and composite reliability. Results revealed that respondents’ entrepreneurial competences were upper than moderate level but less than good level (3.46 from 5) and most the respondents (72.72 percent) had moderate level of entrepreneurial competences. Furthermore, respondents were most competent in commitment competency and least competent in conceptual competency. Considering the results some recommendations have been provide for entrepreneurship training in studied companies.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: کارآفرینی در کشاورزی
Received: 2018/11/30 | Accepted: 2019/01/5 | Published: 2019/01/30

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