Measuring teacher entrepreneurial behavior: A scale development and validation study

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Abstract

Teacher entrepreneurial behavior (TEB) enables teachers to seize innovation opportunities and scale-up innovation in schools. However, the present lack of a well-validated TEB measure not only inhibits research progress on TEB, but it also threatens the adequacy of findings related to TEB. The present paper describes our effort to develop a valid TEB scale. We drew on existing empirical TEB research, especially a recent conceptual TEB framework proposed by Authors (2021), and conducted four interconnected studies by following scale-development procedures. We developed and tested a four-dimension scale of TEB and found that it significantly predicts key teacher outcomes, including job satisfaction, team trust, and school innovation. Copyright © 2022 AERA.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022

Citation

Ho, C. S. M., & Lu, J. (2022, April). Measuring teacher entrepreneurial behavior: A scale development and validation study. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA 2022), San Diego, US.

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