Exploring the Role of Cultural Capital, ICT Skills, and Entrepreneurial Self-efficacy in Shaping Entrepreneurial Intention among Women

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P. M. Sreejith https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9170-2256
S. Sreejith https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5010-6493

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Cultural Capital, Entrepreneurial Self-efficacy, ICT Skills, Entrepreneurial Intention, Women

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The present study aimed to examine the impact of cultural capital on the entrepreneurial intention of female college students in India, with the mediating role of entrepreneurial self-efficacy and the moderating influence of ICT skills. Structural equation modelling (SEM) was employed to analyze the data collected from a sample of female college students using AMOS and SPSS version 23. The results indicated a positive relationship between cultural capital and entrepreneurial intention, with entrepreneurial self-efficacy as a mediator. Additionally, the study found that ICT skills positively influenced cultural capital and entrepreneurial intention via the mediation of entrepreneurial self-efficacy. The findings of this study have practical implications for policymakers, educators, and practitioners in promoting entrepreneurship among female students. Furthermore, the study has theoretical implications in extending our understanding of the role of cultural capital, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, and ICT skills in shaping entrepreneurial intention among women.

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