Karahan, Mehmet; Ulusoy, Izzettin
March 2010
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2010, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p367
Academic Journal
The aim of this research is the evaluation of small business enterprises' entrepreneurship features which are in an important position in our country's economy. To determine these features, data were gathered by poll technique by talking face to face with the owners of 150 small business enterprises which are active and registered in Traders and Small Businessmen 'Association in Hatay. To determine the entrepreneurship education of tradesmen who are from Hatay, firstly the frequencies and percentages of the data obtained from the poll were calculated. Afterwards, 11 factors were determined by making a factor analysis on a criterion which has 30 entries and which was applied to determine the entrepreneurship features. In the research, it has been determined that the majority of the tradesmen in Hatay are males, middle-aged, small or middle children of their families, graduated from primary schools, and their average monthly incomes and expenditures are about 1000 TL. The average point of entrepreneurship skill of the tradesmen has been calculated as 111 points.


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