Entrepreneurial Career Intentions of Alumni: A Study in a Turkish Foundation University

A. Tugba Karabulut

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to present the findings of an exploratory research which was applied on alumni ofthe Faculty of Commercial Sciences in a foundation University in Istanbul in Turkey in spring semester of 2013.This university was established in 2001 and had 1500 alumni of its faculty of commercial sciences. It was notpossible to reach e-mails or contact information of 200 alumni. Thus, the questionnaire was sent to 1300 alumnivia e-mail and 332 usable questionnaires were sent back. The response rate is 26%. This study was conducted on332 alumni of the faculty of commercial sciences of the foundation university in Istanbul. The frequencydistribution analysis was applied to data. It is an exploratory research because it is trying to reveal the problem,the current situation and the ideas of aumni of this unversity. This paper gives an insight from a Turkishuniversity about entrepreneurial intentions of their students and alumni and contributions to them.

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