تور آنتالیا میز اداری آموزش وردپرس صندلی مدیریتی صندلی اداری تبلیغات کلیکی میز تلویزیون پاراگلایدر آگهی رایگان خرید اینترنتی وبلاگدهی گن لاغری ساخت اپلیکیشن

Assessment of Motivational Factors and Challenges to Become an Entrepreneur (The Case of North Gondar TVET Graduates)

Minbiyew Mekonnen, Tilahun Tamirat

Abstract


The main objective of this study is to assess determinant Motivational factors and Challenges to become an entrepreneur in North Gondar Technical, Vocational Training College graduates. The study used cross sectional survey design. The study was based on both primary and secondary data sources; the primary data was collected by using questionnaire and key informant interview. Both qualitative and quantitative (mixed) research approaches was employed. The data was analysed using descriptive (mean, frequency and percentage) and inferential analysis (one sample t-test and multiple binary regression) to describe, and test associations and analyse the determinant factors to become an entrepreneur. The overall results of the study indicated that the majority of the TVET graduates become wage employees instead of becoming an entrepreneur. Higher level of motivation on independence and financial gain was observed. With regard to the existing challenges higher level of fear of failure to competition, problem of self-confidence and lack of new ideas to start business, lack of start-up capital, high interest rate and alternative financing institutions was exhibited. In addition, Infrastructural challenges related to manufacturing and centred retailing venue as well as power supply were also found high. Moreover, the model results confirm that the existence of entrepreneurship was determined by the interaction of demographic, motivational and various challenges and the logistic regression result showed that graduates level of education, challenges related to fear of failure, financial problem, training and infrastructural problems significantly determine the TVET graduates to become an entrepreneur in the study area. While sex, age and graduates motivational need of independence and access to adequate training were not significant predictors for the entrepreneurial engagement. Based on the finding the study recommends, entrepreneurship must be supported by the governmental organizations and their constraints must be recognized and a structured and organized strategic plan put in place to help them overcome these limiting factors.

Key words: Entrepreneurship, Motivation, Independence, Financial gain

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ISSN : 2251-1571