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Influence of work experience and education towards business performance among entrepreneurs


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Nor Hafiza Othman and Afifah Hanim Md Pazil and Siti Aishah Attaullah and Siti Zamanira Mat Zaib and Chuk Wei Jin and Nur Fatin Diyana Mahadi (2016) Influence of work experience and education towards business performance among entrepreneurs. In: International Conference on Accounting, Management and Economics (ICAME2016), 8 Oct 2016, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI). (Unpublished)

Abstract

Prior experinece of entrepreneur can decrease the amount of uncertaity and it might give motivation or encourage them to bear uncertainty. Through education, it can help entrepreneurs to have a critical thinking and expose them to the new business potential or benefits in globalization era. So, it is important to understand prior work experience and education of entrepreneurs because it will affects the business performances. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of work experience and education towards business performance among entrepreneurs in Kelantan. Simple random sampling procedures,a total of 379 entrepreneurs were selected and participated in this survey. The data from structured questionnaire was analysed by regression analysis (stepwise) in this study. The finding shows that the work experience of entrepreneurs influenced more than entrepreneurs education towards business performances. Therefore, exposure on the real business experience in university ang college should be included in entrepreneurship eduction courses curriculum to have more successful entrepreneurs.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Collection Type: Institution
Uncontrolled Keywords: Business Performance : Education : Entrepreneur : Work Experience
Faculty/Centre/Office: Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Depositing User: Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 02:48
Last Modified: 23 May 2022 11:17
URI: http://discol.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/9176
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