Evaluation of the Status of Entrepreneurship in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

V. Fallah, S. Saffarian, Majid Hassanzade
2020 European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences  
Nowadays, universities are not only the place for producing knowledge, but also they must take steps to adopt global standards in order to play their role in meeting social needs. This research was conducted with the aim of investigating the impact of university education globalization on entrepreneurship and Knowledge-Based companies and presenting the model. Materials and Methods: The present study is a descriptive-analytical type with two qualitative and quantitative phases. In the
more » ... s. In the qualitative phase of the research, six experts and professionals related to the research topic selected by snowball sampling method were interviewed and the data obtained from these interviews was analyzed by using Strauss and Corbin's three-step coding method, and the related questionnaire was designed. In the quantitative phase, a researcher-made questionnaire was provided for 384 University professors of the universities of Medical Sciences of Ferdowsi, and Azad university of Mashhad, selected by stratified random sampling. Descriptive and inferential statistics and SPSS-19 and Smart PLS-3 software were used to analyze the data. Results: According to the research findings, 293 participants were men and almost half of them had a bachelor's degree. Also, the significance level for the relationship between the university educations globalization and entrepreneurship, the relationship between the university education globalization on the development of Knowledge-Based companies and, finally the relationship between entrepreneurship and the development of Knowledge-Based companies were reported less than 0.05, as a result of which it can be said that there is a significant relationship between these variables. Conclusion: Regarding the role of Knowledge-Based companies in the economic and scientific development of countries and the impact of universities on supporting these companies, it is suggested that universities, by approximating themselves to the global criteria, play their role in advancing this route.
doi:10.24018/ejmed.2020.2.2.96 fatcat:xjiuzxoxi5hldnk3g52u5u66ga