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Business opportunities and managerial skills in enhancing the involvement of entrepreneurship in Malaysia


Mahajar, Abdul Jumaat and Mohd Yunus, Jasmani and Abd Razak, Ahmad Zainal Abidin (2013) Business opportunities and managerial skills in enhancing the involvement of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Education and Information Management, 21 ~ 22 December 2013, Penang, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to identify whether business opportunities and managerial skills are the two important factors in enhancing the involvement of entrepreneurs in small medium enterprise (SME) in Selangor.The researcher obtains 120 respondents who are involved in various businesses consisting of the manufacturing and service industries in the state of Selangor, Malaysia.The questionnaire were distributed to 200 entrepreneurs but only 120 questionnaires were returned.The researcher also conducted structural interview after respondents completed answering the questionnaire.The data were analyzed using analysis of variance (ANOVA), frequencies, Pearson correlation and multiple regression.The instrument has a high reliability values.Findings indicated that the business opportunities and managerial skills are the two important factors in enhancing the involvement of entrepreneurs in small and medium sized enterprise.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISSN: 2307-8588 Organized by International Foundation for Research and Development (IFRD)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Enhancing, Involvement, Business Opportunities, Managerial Skills, Involvement
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Institute for Management and Business Research (IMBRe)
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 04:41
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 02:36
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9987

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