Faktor-Faktor Yang Berkaitan Dengan Penglibatan Pengusaha-Pengusaha Projek Ekonomi Di Kawasan Ketengah Dalam Membuat Keputusan

Ismail, Omar (1994) Faktor-Faktor Yang Berkaitan Dengan Penglibatan Pengusaha-Pengusaha Projek Ekonomi Di Kawasan Ketengah Dalam Membuat Keputusan. Masters project report, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

[img] PDF


The main objective of the study was to investigate factors associated with involvement of respondents in making decisions related to agricultural activities. Specifically, the study was aimed to determine the level of involvement of local entrepreneurs in deciding agriculture-based activities initiated by KETENGAH. Selected demografic, communication, attitudes and personality factors were used as independent variables. Forty-five agriculture-related entrepreneurs from the traditional villages in KETENGAH who have undergone specific motivational courses were selected as respondents. A structured interview was administered with each respondent. Data were than analyzed using the " Statistical Package for Social Science" version 4.0. The study revealed that respondents made about 50 percent of the decisions related to their agricultural activities. The level of attitudes towards renewal and their characteristic toward achievement-orientation were found to be moderate. In addition, there was a significant relationship between family income and level of involvement in decision making. A significant difference was also observed between respondents' involvement in decision making and respondents' educational background and attendence in specific motivational courses organised by KETENGAH. Family income, exposure to relevant knowledge, attitudes towards extension work, attitudes towards KETENGAH extension officers, efficacy in public affairs, optimism, achievement-oriented personalities and orientation towards planning have positive

Item Type:Project Paper Report
Subject:Agricultural administration - Malaysia
Subject:Farm management - Decision making - Malaysia
Call Number:FPP/L 1994 15
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
ID Code:11124
Deposited By: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Deposited On:18 Jul 2011 08:58
Last Modified:04 May 2012 01:45

Repository Staff Only: Edit item detail

Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository

Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Currently, the collections deposited in the IR consists of Master and PhD theses, Master and PhD Project Report, Journal Articles, Journal Bulletins, Conference Papers, UPM News, Newspaper Cuttings, Patents and Inaugural Lectures.

As the policy of the university does not permit users to view thesis in full text, access is only given to the first 24 pages only.