Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (Print ISSN: 1098-8394; Online ISSN: 1528-2651)

Abstract

A Prospective Approach to the Moderating Elements of Entrepreneurial Intention in People with Disabilities1

Author(s): Angel Olaz Capitán, Pilar Ortiz García

This article analyses the phenomenon of entrepreneurship of people with organic, physical and sensory disabilities from a point of view which is essentially prospective. Such study is related to a series of moderating elements such as personal, economic and social aspects and follows a research methodology based on the implementation of a nationwide survey which involved 224 respondents, no matter whether or not they had entrepreneurial experience when they were interviewed. The result of this study manifest that elements such as ownership, seniority in the sector, number of employees, and not only personal, professional and economic motivations, but also status as a motivation are key factors to understand entrepreneurship.