Intentions are an interesting and relevant topic for researchers from several areas of knowledge, such as psychology, sociology, and education. In the entrepreneurship field, intentions help to predict attitudes and to identify different pathways of behaviors of people in certain situations. In general terms, an intention is defined as the determination to act in a certain way in order to achieve a purpose or guide an action. Michael Morris and Foard Jones identify two seminal components in the study of intentions in any area: (1) an event that represents the implementation of an idea or achievement of an objective, and (2) an agent or individual who has carried out the event.

Norris Krueger explains that intentions are considered one of the main forces that make ...

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