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Nan Liu


Entrepreneurial self-efficacy is a deepening and expansion of the concept of “self-efficacy” in the field of entrepreneurship. Inspired by the theory of self-efficacy, research on entrepreneurial self-efficacy has rapidly developed in recent years, showing a strong research momentum. This article first explores its theoretical origins, definitions, and connotations, then systematically reviews the impact of entrepreneurial self-efficacy on entrepreneurial intentions and performance, as well as its measurement dimensions and influencing factors. Based on this, the theoretical gaps and areas that have not been fully addressed in previous research were also identified. The conclusion of the article points out several key areas for future research, including the issue of moderation of entrepreneurial self-efficacy, the unification and comparison of the measurement dimensions, and new influencing factors such as time, the psychological and physical conditions of entrepreneurs, government policies, and especially the impact and mechanisms of technology and digitization.

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Liu, N. (2023). ENTREPRENEURIAL SELF-EFFICACY: LITERATURE REVIEW AND RESEARCH PROSPECT. Chinese Journal of Social Science and Management, 7(2), 289–301. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/CJSSM/article/view/266480
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