The role of higher education skills and support in graduate self-employment
Greene, Francis J. and Saridakis, George. (2008) The role of higher education skills and support in graduate self-employment. Studies in Higher Education, Volume 33 (Number 6). pp. 653-672. ISSN 0307-5079Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075070802457082
This article examines the career progression of self-employed graduates immediately following graduation and four years subsequently. Using a career socialization theory specific to entrepreneurial settings, it links the role of skills acquired in UK higher education courses and the use of support with self-employment outcomes. Using a wide range of controls (e.g. individual background, prior education, career orientations), the article finds that higher education is initially important in supporting graduate self-employment, but that this support decays in value.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Centre for Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||College graduates -- Employment, Study skills, Self-employed|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Studies in Higher Education|
|Number of Pages:||20|
|Page Range:||pp. 653-672|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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