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dc.contributor.authorDissanayakemudiyanselage, Ranjani Deepika
dc.descriptionMaster's thesis Business Administration BE501 - University of Agder 2017nb_NO
dc.description.abstractGlobally increase of diverse societies lead for a growing body of research to investigate how it affect for the economic behaviour of individuals. Religious diversity is one of the category of cultural diversity which might change the belief systems of individuals and thus it affects for intentions to start a business. Increase in diversity in most of the nations in the world, it is timely to study how diversity affect for entrepreneurship. This study focused on analysing the relationship between religious diversity and entrepreneurial intentions. With a macro level analysis, the study aimed at identifying the impact of religious diversity on entrepreneurial intentions and moderating role of national culture. A quantitative research approach was used in the study and secondary data was collected from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Association of Religious Data Archives and Hofstede’s cultural index. Multiple regression analysis was used for data analysis and SPSS was used for analysing package. The study found support for a negative relationship between religious diversity and entrepreneurial intention, but it was unsuccessful in determining moderation of culture. Consequently, people in more religiously diverse societies seems to be less entrepreneurial than people in less diverse societies, regardless of cultural impact. Key words: Entrepreneurial intention, Religion, Religious diversity, Culturenb_NO
dc.publisherUniversitetet i Agder ; University of Agdernb_NO
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.subjectEntrepreneurial intentionnb_NO
dc.subjectReligious diversitynb_NO
dc.titleReligious diversity and entrepreneurial intentions : A macro-level analysisnb_NO
dc.typeMaster thesisnb_NO
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Økonomi: 210nb_NO
dc.source.pagenumber51 p.nb_NO

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