Baharun, Rohaizat (2008) Exploring student interest in entrepreneurship at technical and engineering based higher education institution. In: Proceedings of Academy of Innovation And Entrepreneurship 2008. Intellectual Property Publ House, China, pp. 339-343. ISBN 978-7-80247-039-2
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Entrepreneurship creates wealth and reduces unemployment. Entrepreneurs contribute to industrialisation as well as to economic growth; they improve living standards and tax revenues from their enterprises contribute to a nation' s treasury. Not surprisingly, then, governments have been spending considerable sums trying to create entrepreneurs. With this changing and approach, young graduates may face the opportunities to self-employment, of which the approach implies greater scope for entrepreneurial activity. This articles discusses entrepreneurship education and draws on primary research into students attitudes to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurships. A total of 300 questionaires were collected from the respondents. The results showed that entrepreneurship education should be incorporated into the non-business degree programmes and entrepreneurship as a career should be encourage on career choice specially for the technical degree programmes.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||ISBN: 978-7-80247-039-2; Annual Conference of the Academy-of-Innovation-and-Entrepreneurship, Tsinghua Univ, Beijing, Peoples R China, Mar 27-29, 2008|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||entrepreneur, Malaysia, under-graduate, career, non-business students|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Management and Human Resource Development (Formerly known)|
|Deposited By:||Liza Porijo|
|Deposited On:||04 Jul 2011 01:26|
|Last Modified:||04 Jul 2011 01:26|
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