Overcoming Business Obstacles: A Case Study of Young Entrepreneurs in Malang

Wahidmurni, Wahidmurni (2017) Overcoming Business Obstacles: A Case Study of Young Entrepreneurs in Malang. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 25 (S). pp. 145-154. ISSN 0128-7702

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Choosing entrepreneurship as a career at a young age is influenced by personality, demography and environment. This research attempts to fnd out how these factors help young entrepreneurs realise their business ideas and the obstacles they have to overcome to evolve their business. The methods employed in this study are in-depth interviews and observation of selected respondents. Findings show that being an entrepreneur is highly influenced by awareness and by proft motives. The awareness was from reading and a desire to be innovative that have inspired young entrepreneurs to exploit business opportunities. Business obstacles are due to licensing diffculties and lack of parental support.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Awareness; environment; innovative; personality; proft motive; young entrepreneurs
Subjects: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150304 Entrepreneurship
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of Social Science Education
Depositing User: Faizuddin Harliansyah
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2018 14:21


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