Journal of Business & Financial Affairs

ISSN: 2167-0234

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Factors Influencing General Problems Encountered by the First Generation Entrepreneurs in Madurai, Tamilnadu


Selvaraj N, Suganya M and Balajikumar P

Entrepreneur is one of the important inputs in the economic development of a country or of regions within the country. Entrepreneurial competence makes all the difference in the rates of economic growth. As the only source to unemployment, they definitely opt for a career in entrepreneurship. There is no need to possess previous experiences in business or no need to run the family business. A study on the first generation entrepreneurs in the small scale industry in Madurai city is a maiden attempt made by the research. The main objectives of the present study are the problems encountered by the first generation entrepreneurs in small scale industry. Factor analysis was done with 12 variables (OPINION) Orthogonal Varimax Rotation for the opinion of the respondents towards the much influencing factors to start enterprises by the first generation entrepreneurs, have an impact on their behavioral attitudes in the study area. In the glow of the research conducted, to enhance the entrepreneurship culture in the minds of the youngsters as well as in the interest of the nation. Proper entrepreneurship education should be given at school. Best young entrepreneurship idea oriented students are to be identified at high school/higher secondary school level and they should be under keen observation by the entrepreneurship incubators.


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