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The factors that influence students' views on self-employment among IKBN students

Wan Nur Syuhada, Wan Ismail (2017) The factors that influence students' views on self-employment among IKBN students. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The unemployment crisis in many countries especially developing countries including Malaysia is considered as a major problem faced by them. Thus, government plays important roles in handling this situation. One of their efforts is by developing technical and vocational college for students with potential skills to be self-employed. From that effort, it can produce more self-employment graduates since they are important in reducing unemployment rate in Malaysia apart from driven to economic growth. Therefore, this study discusses on the factors that influence students’ views on self-employment among IKBN students. There are three factors that have been identified which are college experience, family support and role model. The study uses The Knowledge Spillover Theory of Entrepreneurship to support the research framework. Using survey method, 338 questionnaires were distributed but only 306 were returned and the data has been process by using analytical tools of SPSS version 22.0. Thus, the indirectly finding shows there are significant relationship between college experience, family support, role model and students’ views on self-employment. While, through regression analysis it proves that all these variables are significantly influence students' views on self-employment among IKBN students and family support is the strongest variable compared to the others. The recommendation for the related stakeholders and future research were also discussed. By having this study, it is expected that IKBN can produce more skillful self-employments among graduate students. Thus, this can help government in controlling and reducing the unemployment rate in Malaysia.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: self-employment, college experience, family support, role model
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2019 07:16
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2019 07:16
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7054

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