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Entrepreneurship Inclination: A Case Study on Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Polytechnic's Students

Affendi, Mohammad (2014) Entrepreneurship Inclination: A Case Study on Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Polytechnic's Students. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Entrepreneurship is one of the main areas of business. It is very important in realizing the government’s aspiration towards a high income nation by year 2020. Accordingly, entrepreneurship becomes an important element in the establishment of polytechnic graduates nowadays. So, they become more competitive, innovative and competent. The purpose of the study was to obtain entrepreneurship inclination among Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Polytechnic’s students in Perlis. A total of 127 samples from 190 final year students from Commerce Department were randomly selected as respondents. The questionnaire method used for the research and the data were analyzed using descriptive statistical software, means SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) version 16.0. The results showed that for overall of study, entrepreneurship inclination among polytechnic students was good. Meaning to say, the study found that family support, idols and financial support were positive relationship with entrepreneurship inclination among polytechnic students as well. Therefore, all parties involved should pay more attention and take aggressive actions in boosting potential of polytechnic students in entrepreneurship field. Finally, graduates students will choose entrepreneurship as their future entrepreneurs or first choice career compared to another field.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2014 02:32
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 02:25
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4031

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