The role of problem solving ability on innovative behavior and opportunity recognition in university students
AbstractUniversities engage in entrepreneurship education to increase social value creation, through students’ new opportunities recognition. However, there are not enough of empirical researches on whether the current entrepreneurship education can be differentiated from other curriculum to improve the opportunity recognition process. This study argues that it is very important for cognitive abilities to be manifested as behavior when students in university are new opportunities recognition. For this purpose, the relationship between problem solving ability, innovation behavior, and opportunity perception was verified empirically. This study was conducted on 203 students who took entrepreneurship education courses at Korean universities. The results of this study showed that problem solving ability positively influenced innovation behavior and opportunity perception. Innovation behavior was identified as a key parameter that partially mediated the relationship between problem solving ability and innovation behavior. The implication of this study is to prove the relationship between individual ‘s problem - solving ability considering the characteristics of education in Korea and the opportunity through innovative behavior and various learning strategies to help entrepreneurship education to design better courses for the future It has important implications for strategic pedagogy that can enhance behavioral elements in development.
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Kim, J.Y.; Choi, D.S.; Sung, C.-S.; Park, J.Y. The role of problem solving ability on innovative behavior and opportunity recognition in university students. J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2018, 4, 4.
Kim JY, Choi DS, Sung C-S, Park JY. The role of problem solving ability on innovative behavior and opportunity recognition in university students. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity. 2018; 4(1):4.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Ji Young; Choi, Dae Soo; Sung, Chang-Soo; Park, Joo Y. 2018. "The role of problem solving ability on innovative behavior and opportunity recognition in university students." J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 4, no. 1: 4.