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Malay micro-entrepreneurs and state's regulatory role: A case of Penang, Malaysia

Omar, Muhamad Fuzi and Zulkifli, Khairul Syakirin and Mohd Adnan, Normala (2018) Malay micro-entrepreneurs and state's regulatory role: A case of Penang, Malaysia. International Review of Social Sciences, 6 (1). pp. 27-33. ISSN 2309-0081

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Micro-entrepreneurs (MEs) in Malaysia suffer from a slow projection of growth especially in developing to larger business scale. This group is important for Malaysia to achieve the vision 2020. Concurring with this, the study aims to explain a factor that contributes to the progress of the Malay’s entrepreneur business. This factor is being established based on the factor analysis outcomes from a survey conducted in Penang. A total 300 questionnaires were obtained from different cohorts of Malays entrepreneurs. Based on the factor analysis, three factors were constructed to explain the demand made the Malay entrepreneurs for their business need. The regulatory role is the significant demands which consist of eight items.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2414/61563
Uncontrolled Keywords: Micro-Entrepreneurs, Business-State Relations, Malay’s Entrepreneurs
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H96 Public policy (General), Policy sciences
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Dr Muhamad Fuzi Omar
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 15:02
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2018 09:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61563

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