Investigation of Entrepreneurial Tendencies of Generation Y With Demographic Variables

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Konakay G. , Demirkaya H. , Altaş S. S. , Morkoyunlu A. Y. , Özmen A.

1st International Congress onTourism, Economic and Business Sciences, Skopje, Macedonia, 1 - 05 November 2017, pp.34

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Skopje
  • Country: Macedonia
  • Page Numbers: pp.34


Abstract Today entrepreneurship has changed into a new formation with Generation Y who were born between 1980 and 2000. The purpose of this study is to measure the effect of demographic characteristics of Generation Y on their entrepreneurial tendencies. The study was carried out with 512 Gen Y students of Hereke Ömer İsmet Uzunyol Vocational School of Kocaeli University who took the course titled Introduction to Management. Entrepreneurial tendencies of Generation Y were measured by using the “Entrepreneurship Scale For University Students” developed by Yılmaz and Sünbül in 2009. In the study, factor analysis was carried out. T-test was conducted for the gender variable, and the Kruskal Wallis test was carried out for the variables including education, income, having an entrepreneurial. Significant results were obtained between Gen Y with an entrepreneurial family and their entrepreneurial tendencies supporting the literature. Keywords: Generation, Generation, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Tendencies, Values