The Influence of Entrepreneurial Role Model on Entrepreneurial Attitude in Higher Education Student


The purpose of this research is to firstly explore the difference in entrepreneurial attitude between students who has family member as entrepreneur and non-family member as entrepreneur. Secondly to know the influence of role models on entrepreneur attitude in higher education student. The study was conducted amongst sample of 100 student in Universitas Negeri Semarang, which consists of 18 male and 82 female. All of the sample has took entrepreneurship subject. The data collected through questioners. The findings of this study suggest that role model comes from families whether is their parents or any other family member has no significant effect in creating students’ entrepreneurial attitude. This can be noted from the hypothesis test on the difference in attitude between students with an entrepreneurial family member and students without.

Keywords: entrepreneurial attitude, higher education student, role model, entrepreneurship education

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