DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: A SYNTHETIC LITERATURE REVIEW

Keywords:

Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Education (EE), Entrepreneurial Mindset (EM), Entrepreneurial Traits and Behaviors, Program Structure

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to explore an overview of the factors that influence entrepreneurial  mindset (EM). The study also aims to outline the theories, areas of effective EM program structure, and attributes of a successful Entrepreneur, especially the areas left under-addressed. A comprehensive method of a synthetic literature review was employed to present the areas of EM concepts. A four-step process was applied to select and classify relevant papers. Research methods and sampling were analyzed from the perspective of EM development. Factors influencingEM were recommended through synthesis data of literature. No mutually considered EM concept was found. Instead, scholars have suggested and explored various number of attributes for developing EM.
These attributes can be divided into antecedents of EM, Environment based attributes, and attributes associated with university program structure, and meta-cognitive attributes of EM. There is no consistent theory and definition found for EM related studies. To check the validity, The EM concept
might be investigated with more socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, or families with diverse backgrounds people. This review of literature suggested the latest literature ranges between 2011 to 2021 by compiling core attributes of the EM concept at University, and at its antecedents. The study identified recent gaps and provided recommendations to overcome the problems and promote EM among university students.
 

Published

2022-06-20

How to Cite

DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: A SYNTHETIC LITERATURE REVIEW. (2022). Pakistan Journal of Society, Education and Language (PJSEL), 8(2), 371-387. Retrieved from https://pjsel.jehanf.com/index.php/journal/article/view/806