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IRPHE 2018, 24(1): 51-69 Back to browse issues page
Investigating the mediating role of innovation climate in the relationship between culture and entrepreneurship skills with entrepreneurial tendency of University of Mohaghegh Ardabili faculty members
Mortaza Farang 1, Peyman Yarmohammadzadeh2 Dr. 2, Abolfazl Ghasemzadeh Dr.3
1- Doctoral student of Higher Education Management, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Associate Professor, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran. , dr.peyman.ymz@gmail.com
3- Associate Professor, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran.
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediating role of innovation climate in the relationship between culture and entrepreneurship skills with entrepreneurial tendency of Mohaghegh Ardabili University faculty members. An applied and descriptive correlational method   based on Structural Equations Modeling was chosen for this study. The population of the study consisted of all 364 faculty members at Mohaghegh Ardabili University. Using Morgan and Krejcy tables, a sample of 181 individuals were randomly selected according to the stratified sampling method. The main instrument for collecting data was a standard questionnaire that scholars confirmed its face validity. The reliability of organizational culture questionnaires, entrepreneurship skills, innovation climate and entrepreneurial orientation were 0.827, 0.860, 0.894 and 0.890, respectively. For data analysis, path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling were used. The findings of this research indicated that there is a positive and significant relationship between organizational culture and entrepreneurial tendency, between entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurial tendency, between organizational culture and innovation climate, between entrepreneurial skills and innovation climate and between innovation climate and entrepreneurial tendency. The results are indicating that the innovation climate played a mediating role in the relationship between organizational culture and entrepreneurial tendency. In addition, the results showed that the innovation climate has a mediate role in the relationship between entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurial tendency.  
Keywords: Organizational culture, Entrepreneurial skills, Innovation climate, Entrepreneurial tendency.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Higher Education and Entrepreneurship
Received: 2019/01/27 | Accepted: 2019/01/27 | Published: 2019/01/27 | ePublished: 2019/01/27
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Farang M, Yarmohammadzadeh2 P, Ghasemzadeh A. Investigating the mediating role of innovation climate in the relationship between culture and entrepreneurship skills with entrepreneurial tendency of University of Mohaghegh Ardabili faculty members. IRPHE. 2018; 24 (1) :51-69
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فصلنامه پژوهش و برنامه ریزی در آموزش عالی Quarterly Journal of Research and Planning in Higher Education
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