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International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management >> Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2016

International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management

Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition

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Author Fatemeh Mohebi, Ali Rabiee
ISSN 2307-2466
On Pages 158-163
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Issue Date July 01, 2020
Publishing Date July 01, 2020
Keywords Social Capital, Opportunity Recognition, Social Network, Technology Park


The main objective of this study is to investigate the effect of social capital on recognition of entrepreneurial opportunities. The theoretical framework of the study includes the social network and social capital that are investigated with respect to three aspects of cognition, relation, and structure. Research method is applied in terms of purpose, and quantitative-survey in terms of strategy. The sample population includes the managers of all companies deployed in Technology Park � 60 directors. In order to collect the data we used questionnaire tool and distributed the questionnaires through census method. Ultimately, the findings of the study suggests that social capital has a positive effect on opportunity recognition, meanwhile, compared to other dimensions, relational social capital has a stronger role in recognizing opportunity.

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