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Entrepreneurship development in Malaysia: Based on the findings of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2009


Mohd Nor, Leilanie and Yusof, Mohar and Amat Sapuan, Dewi and Xavier, Siri Roland (2010) Entrepreneurship development in Malaysia: Based on the findings of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2009. In: The First Seminar On: Entrepreneurship and Societal Development in Asean (ISE-SODA 2010) "Achieving Regional Growth through Entrepreneurship Education", 27th February-1st March 2010, City Bayview Hotel Langkawi. ASEAN Universities Consortium of Enterpreneurship Education (AUCEE), pp. 208-220. ISBN 983-2078-36-4

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Abstract

This paper presents the results and findings of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2009 for Malaysia in which the country is represented by the research team from the Bank Rakyat School of Business and Entrepreneurship (BRSBE), Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UniRazak). Notably, GEM has become the world's most comprehensive research consortium dedicated to understanding the relationship befween entrepreneurship and national economic development. It has provided the most comprehensive comparative data about attitudes toward entrepreneurs, start-up business activities, and plans for starting and building businesses, globally, by country, by geographic region and by phase of economic development. The 2009 study, the 11th in the GEM series, was based on interviews with at least 2,000 individuals in each participating country. This paper focuses and highlights the results and findings on Malaysia and in some related aspects, will compare Malaysia's standings against other participating countries in the study especially with the other 4 countries from the Asia Pacifc region namely China, Hong Kong, Japan and Republic of Korea (54 countries participated in the GEM 2009 study). This paper presents and discusses on the results and findings on the characteristics of entrepreneurial activiry, entrepreneurial attitudes and entrepreneurial perceptions which have been collected via the Adult Population Survey (APS). Several recommendations are drawn from the discussion.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This seminar is collaboration between The Co-operative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) of Universiti Utara Malaysia; National Entrepreneurship Institute (INSKEN); Universiti Padjajaran (UNPAD), Bandung; Universiti Komputer Indonesia (UNIKOM) and Prince Songkla of University (PSU), Thailand.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship Development, Necessity Entrepreneurship, Opportunity Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Entrepreneurial Activiry, Entrepreneurial Attitudes, Entrepreneurial Perceptions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 22 May 2011 07:45
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2016 06:32
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2979

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