Youth perception and intention towards entrepreneurship on online business / Muharratul Sharifah Shaik Alaudeen and Yong Azrina Ali Akbar

Shaik Alaudeen, Muharratul Sharifah and Ali Akbar, Yong Azrina (2012) Youth perception and intention towards entrepreneurship on online business / Muharratul Sharifah Shaik Alaudeen and Yong Azrina Ali Akbar. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)

Download

[thumbnail of 35015.PDF] Text
35015.PDF

Download (1MB)

Abstract

The advancement of internet technologies provide opportunity to people around the world to run
business through online by having website, blog and online social network such as Facebook. Even big
corporations have websites and Facebook accounts to spur online business. In Malaysia, there are many
youth entrepreneurs do online business such as the Internet Millionaire Entrepreneur, Irfan had
maximizes usage of internet to gain profit and make it popular to the youth entrepreneurs. In addition,
the numbers of online shoppers plus the usage and acceptance towards internet technologies also
increased. These indicate the youths spend more time on the internet but do they realize the opportunity
to do business over the internet. This research is conducted to determine perception of the youths
towards online business entrepreneurship and relationship between perception of the youths and
intention to do on line business. This study carried out by distributing questionnaire to 417 youths
throughout Peninsular Malaysia. SPSS 18 have been used to analyzed the data. The findings from the
research indicate the youths have significant positive on perception towards online business and they
have moderate positive intention towards online business. The youths are willing to engage in online
business if they have knowledge on online business. The study provides awareness for the university to
in cultivate the syllabi on creating website and online business in entrepreneurship syllabi. In addition,
the government and relevant agency such as MARA, Ministry of Cooperative and Development can
provide substantial training and modules on technical knowledge to run business online and to maintain
the web site. Other than that, the youths can realize their potential to maximize the usage of the internet

Metadata

Item Type: Research Reports
Creators:
Creators
Email
Shaik Alaudeen, Muharratul Sharifah
muharr416@uitm.edu.my
Ali Akbar, Yong Azrina
yong198@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Youth
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Youth > Malaysia
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Computer network resources. Internet in education. Web-based instruction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus
Item ID: 35015
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online business, Website, Blog, Online social network, Business entrepreneurship
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/35015

Fulltext

Fulltext is available at:
  • Kaunter Perkhidmatan Maklumat | Perpustakaan Al-Bukhari | Kampus Jengka, Pahang
  • ID Number

    35015

    Indexing


    View in Google Scholar

    Edit Item
    Edit Item