Indigenous entrepreneurship: Entrepeneurial intentions of Dayak youth in Sarawak, Malaysia

Ollince, anak Tateh (2013) Indigenous entrepreneurship: Entrepeneurial intentions of Dayak youth in Sarawak, Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, (UNIMAS).

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Abstract

ThiS study involves two aspects that have major influence to entrepreneurship as commonly described in literature: the personality traits and social variables. The interest of study was on Dayak group in Sarawak, comprises of Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu (Bisayah, Kayan, Kenyah, Kelabit and Berawan The present study finds that, despite increasing attention on indigenous entrepreneurship, there remains a lack of multidimensional research on entrepreneurial intentions of non-Malay indigenous communities in Malaysia. With the use of quantitative methods for data collection and analysis, the impacts of personality traits and social variables of the respondents on development of their entrepreneurial intentions were investigated The findings showed that the respondents' entrepreneurial intentions could be predicted using both their personality traits (innovativeness) and social variables (knowledge and experience, family upbringing).

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2013.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial Intentions, Personality Traits, Social Variables, Indigenous,Dayak,unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education,Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2015 02:34
Last Modified: 22 May 2020 12:27
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/9328

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