Students’ Readiness, Motivation and Attitude towards Entrepreneurship


  • Norsamsinar Samsudin Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Norasibah Ab Jalil Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Hariyaty Ab Wahid Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Rusliza Yahaya Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Jessnor Elmy Mat Jizat Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris


students’ readiness, students’ motivation, students’ attitude toward entrepreneurship


This study aims to identify factors that affect the readiness of the university students to get involved in entrepreneurship. This study was conducted at one of the public universities in Malaysia. 150 of final year students were involved in this survey study. The level of students’ readiness, their motivation level and attitude towards entrepreneurship were measured.  The results of the analysis revealed that students had a moderate level of readiness to start a business. Their motivation level and attitude to become an entrepreneur also at the moderate level. The finding also showed a significant positive correlation between motivation level, attitude, and readiness to participate in entrepreneurship.


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Samsudin, N., Ab Jalil, N., Ab Wahid, H., Yahaya, R., & Mat Jizat, J. E. (2016). Students’ Readiness, Motivation and Attitude towards Entrepreneurship. International Business Education Journal, 9(1), 50–57. Retrieved from

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