Document Type : Research Paper
Ph.D. Student of Geography and Rural Planning, Science and Research Branch of Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanisms effect on entrepreneurial behavior of employees in Jihad-e Keshavarzi management of Jahrom County, Shiraz, Iran. The research method was descriptive- correlation and survey method was used. The statistical population consisted of all expert staff in the Jihad-e- Keshavarzi management of Jahrom County (N=102) which were studied using census method. Finally, 92 questionnaires were collected and analyzed. Data were collected using questionnaire, which was validated by a panel of experts in the department of Agricultural Extension and Education of Tarbiat Modares University and Jihad-e- Keshvarzi management of Jahrom County. The reliability of the questionnaire was calculated for different parts of the questionnaire in pilot test stage ranging from 0.71 to 0.89. The research results indicated that there are positive and significant relationships between Perceived Organizational Support (POS), Networking Behavior (NB) and Emotional Intelligence (EI) with the employee’s entrepreneurial behavior. In addition, based on regression analysis, three variable including POS, NB and EI, explained 47.9 percent (R2=0.479) of the variance of entrepreneurial behavior.