The Impact of Corporate Culture on Entrepreneurial Trends (Case Study: Agricultural and Natural Resources Campus of Tehran University)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant professor, University of Tehran, Farabi Campus

2 Assistant professor, University of Zanjan

3 Associate Professor, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran

4 M.A. Student, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, university of Tehran


The main purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of corporate culture on organizational entrepreneurship in the Agricultural and Natural Resources Campus (ANRC) of Tehran University. The statistical population of this research included 264 faculty members of agricultural majors of the campus. According to Krejcie and Morgan table, a sample size of 155 was selected by using a simple random sampling technique. A questionnaire was used to collect data. The content validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by a panel of experts. A pilot study was conducted to establish the reliability of the instruments applied. Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for the main scales of the questionnaire was higher than 0.75. The collected data were analyzed by using SPSS and LISREL software. The findings revealed that adaptability, participation, compatibility and mission are the most important components of corporate culture in the ANRC. The results showed that the corporate culture has a positive and significant impact on the organizational entrepreneurship in the ANRC of Tehran University