Entrepreneurial Education: The Effect of Entrepreneurial Political Skill on Social Network, Tacit Knowledge, and Innovation Capability
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Department of Business Administration, Social Enterprise Research Center, Fu Jen Catholic University, TAIWAN
Kai-Ping Huang   

Department of Business Administration, Social Enterprise Research Center, Fu Jen Catholic University, No. 510 Zhongzheng Rd, Xinzhuang Dist., New Taipei City, 24205 Taiwan, R.O.C.
Online publication date: 2017-08-11
Publication date: 2017-08-11
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2017;13(8):5061–5072
The purpose of this study is to examine the role of political skills in entrepreneurship education and the impact of social network, tacit knowledge, and innovation constructs. This study sought to investigate the conceptual relationship between political skills and tacit knowledge, social network and tacit knowledge, as well as innovation and tacit knowledge. The existence of the three construct and their effect on entrepreneur skill has been reviewed and discussed. This has been corroborated across studies that sought to establish the role of social networks, tacit knowledge, and innovation in influencing entrepreneurship. The performance of enterprise has closely being linked on the ability of individuals to take advantage of the social network and the individual as well as collective tacit knowledge to understand the business environment and come up with practical skills to counter the potential entrepreneurship risks. This study also addresses the impact of tacit knowledge on innovation. Tacit knowledge has both negative and positive effects on innovation, emanating from the transferability of innovations across individuals and firms.
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