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Entrepreneurial Intention among Special Needs Students

Abbas, L. N. and Md Khair, S. N.

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 25, Issue S, May 2017

Keywords: Entrepreneurial intention, special needs students

Published on: 11 November 2017

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 tertiary-level 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.

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