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Entrepreneurial intention among special needs students

Abbas, L. N. and Md Khair, S. N. (2017) Entrepreneurial intention among special needs students. Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 25 (S). pp. 57-66. ISSN 01287702

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The involvement of the disabled in entrepreneurship is low. Many initiatives have been made by the government to increase the participation of the disabled in the business field. Entrepreneurship courses are introduced to the disabled as early as primary- and tertiarylevel education. This study investigates entrepreneurial intention among special needs students. The respondents of this study were 90 special needs students from polytechnics in Malaysia. This study employed components of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). Descriptive analysis found that entrepreneurial intention among special needs students is high. T-test and One Way ANOVA analyses reported that a significant difference in entrepreneurial intention between the genders and courses taken in university. This study suggests that the management of polytechnics should provide resources to the polytechnics pertaining to entrepreneurship among special needs students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurial intention; special needs students
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001-6182 Business
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2019 07:38
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2019 07:38
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10837
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