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Are Millennials Potential Entrepreneurs?
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 15 credits / 22,5 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Today is the era of millennial generation, many researchers in social sciences claim that Millennials are well-educated, confident, achieving, taking advantage of opportunities and so forth. Nowadays, the world is full of changes and uncertainty the whole nation needs talents of entrepreneurs more than ever before. The challenge for us is that we only know entrepreneurs when they appear themselves. Therefore, there is a great amount of potential entrepreneurs who keep in the background, while others take the best from developing their enterprises. Therefore, the purpose of this thesis is to investigate in entrepreneurial potential of present millennial generation and to understand about potential, external and environment characteristics which contribute our interviewees to become entrepreneurs.

The research is conducted by applying both qualitative and quantitative methodology. The face to face interview is conducted with Swedish young entrepreneurs whereas web-based questionnaire survey is conducted with Master students in Sweden by applying FACETS Framework (the facets of entrepreneur: identifying entrepreneurial potential). Regarding application of literature review, conceptual framework, empirical data and discussion of findings part are concluded.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 82 p.
Keyword [en]
Millennial generation, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, Young entrepreneur
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-13041OAI: diva2:426723
Subject / course
Business Administration - Organization Leadership
2011-05-31, Kalmar Nyckel, Kalmar, 09:30 (English)
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-27 Created: 2011-06-25 Last updated: 2011-06-27Bibliographically approved

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