Document Type : Research Paper
Tarbiat Modares University
Department of Sport Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
Assistant professor of Humanities Faculty of Tarbiat Modares University
Physical education department, Humanities Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University
The purpose of this study was to identify and model the components and indicators of academic entrepreneurship evaluation in faculties of sport sciences. The statistical population consisted of all faculty members of the faculties of sports sciences in Tehran. Due to the limited population, the statistical sample was considered as a whole (n=165). For data collection, a researcher-made questionnaire, by library studying and using comments of five professors of sport management and two professors of entrepreneurship using the Delphi method, was utilized and validity and reliability were confirmed. In order to analyze the data of 112 returned questionnaires, the following steps were taken into action: Cronbach's alpha coefficient and composite reliability for determining reliability, KMO test for determining the sampling adequacy, exploratory factor analysis for identifying the components, and verifiable factor analysis for determining the structural validity in statistical software SPSS 22 and Smart PLS 3. Finally, the academic entrepreneurship evaluation model was designed in the form of 21 indicators and four components including requirements (four indicators), empowerment (four indicators), activities (seven indicators), and outcomes (six indicators). This model is expected to be used as a useful tool for evaluating the academic entrepreneurship of students and faculty members in sports science faculties and to direct the functions of sports science faculties to the functions of the third generation university.
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