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J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2018, 4(2), 18; https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc4020018

Impacts of Metacognition on Innovative Behaviors: Focus on the Mediating Effects of Entrepreneurship

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Institute of Social Science, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 38541, Korea
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Center for Entrepreneurship Education, Ulsan University, Ulsan 44610, Korea
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Received: 18 April 2018 / Revised: 20 April 2018 / Accepted: 24 April 2018 / Published: 31 May 2018
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Abstract

Metacognition is important as a leading factor in enhancing innovation behavior because it involves elements of planning, monitoring, and regulating for specific actions in the creation and introduction of new ideas. A more extended approach is needed in the interpretation and application of entrepreneurship. Considering entrepreneurship as the exclusive property of top management within the enterprise is not beneficial as it limits the scope for entrepreneurship, given the importance of entrepreneurship and the economic and social significance of corporate success. Entrepreneurship education provides trainees with a way to work within the global dimension of their economic activities and their influence, and to understand the various elements of the economy and society they live in and the process of their transformation. In order to explore existing knowledge and new knowledge, it is necessary to take more innovative actions by responding flexibly to unforeseen situations and utilizing the knowledge required for various tasks. The lack of intrinsic motivation to demonstrate innovative behavior can lead to individual differences in innovation behavior. Those who are given intrinsic motivation are learning-oriented and say that they want to get rid of stereotypes and get new alternatives and ideas for problem solving. View Full-Text
Keywords: metacognition; entrepreneurship; innovative behavior metacognition; entrepreneurship; innovative behavior
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Kim, D.; Lee, D. Impacts of Metacognition on Innovative Behaviors: Focus on the Mediating Effects of Entrepreneurship. J. Open Innov. Technol. Mark. Complex. 2018, 4, 18.

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