Factors Influencing Entrepreneurial Intentions Among Kuwaitis
An empirical study was conducted to examine the key influential factors affecting entrepreneurial intentions among Kuwaitis. Data were collected via questionnaires from 244 Kuwaiti nationals. The obtained data were analyzed using correlation and regression statistics. The findings showed that only social network, risk tolerance, need for achievement, and self-efficacy have a significant influence on the entrepreneurial intentions of Kuwaiti nationals. The study also found that need for achievement is the most important factor that affects the entrepreneurial intention of Kuwaitis. The results of this study may have insightful implications for policymakers, researchers and university educators.
Keywords- entrepreneurial intention, personality characteristics, Opportunity Recognition, Social Network, Accessibility to Resources, SMEs, Kuwait