ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN LINDI MUNICIPAL: THE CASE OF SALT WORKS AND FISHERY SUB SECTORS

Zephania , Shaba Kinasa (2011) ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN LINDI MUNICIPAL: THE CASE OF SALT WORKS AND FISHERY SUB SECTORS. Masters thesis, Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

Entrepreneurship development in Tanzania is of no doubt very important as it creates employment opportunities to cater for people who can not secure formal employment these includes non schooled, school dropouts, school leavers, colleges leavers, retired and employed people due to pension and salary insufficiencies respectively. Policies emphasizing entrepreneurship development have been put in place and various researches based on entrepreneurship have been conducted, results and recommendations have been given to work on but unemployment problem is still alarming. The purpose of this study was to explore the factors influencing entrepreneurship development in Lindi municipal, to see if there are challenges to work on. The study employed interview, questionnaire and observation methods during data collection, whereby the sample of 50 respondents from the Lindi municipal was involved. Results indicate that there are many unexploited entrepreneurial opportunities; there are factors which favour entrepreneurship development and some which hinder it. The study recommends the following; entrepreneurship should be dealt in categorically, school curricula should include entrepreneurship development, financial institutions should be entrepreneurial focused, to build self esteemed entrepreneurs government should adopt into entrepreneurship revolution, to educate and to sensitize people on entrepreneurship and the religious leaders should be reminded on their role of developing entrepreneurship in their respective areas given that they are close to the people and they have power to influence people.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 380 Commerce, communications, transport
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2012 05:45
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2013 05:52
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/250

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