Document Type : Research Paper
Associate Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Iran
MSc. Student, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Iran
The present paper undertakes to investigate the effect of an organization‘s structural capitals on recognition of entrepreneurial opportunities in knowledge-based companies at Eqbal Technology and Science Park of Yazd Province. The research sample included 75 executive managers working in the sample companies which on the ground of the limited number of the participants, the survey method was used but only 66 questionnaires out of 75 were complete as and returned to the researcher. The research instruments included Moon and Kim standard questionnaire to measure the structural capital side as well as Puhakka standard questionnaire to recognize the entrepreneurial opportunities. The data were analyzed by means of Partial Least Squares and Smart PLS2 software in the measuring model and the structural model.
The results show the positive and meaningful effect of an organization‘s structural capital on the recognition of the entrepreneurial opportunities in knowledge-based companies of the research sample. Therefore, one of the effective factors in improving the conditions of recognizing entrepreneurial opportunities is organization‘s structural capital which should be reinforced.