AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON THE ROLE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL PASSION IN COLLEGE STUDENTS’ ENTREPRENEURIAL CAREER CHOICE DECISION
The Social Cognitive Career Theory is used in this study as a framework to examine how students' entrepreneurial drive influences their career choices. The purpose of this study was to determine whether entrepreneurial self-efficacy and outcome expectancies may be used to explain the relationship between students' love for entrepreneurship and their career choice. A survey was given to a group of 300 university students in the Sultanate of Oman to find out if the predicted relationships were true. The research shows that entrepreneurial enthusiasm significantly affects self-efficacy and entrepreneurial outcomes. The mediation study's results additionally showed that there is full mediation, which implies that entrepreneurial self-efficacy and expectation of success entirely and sequentially explain the connection between entrepreneurial passion and career choice. The findings of the study wraps up with policy implications for academicians and policy makers in Oman.
EP, Social Cognitive Career Theory, Career Choice