Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority: The Relationship of Persionality Traits and Enterepreneurial Commitment among Agropreneurs in Pasar Tani/L'ORGANISME DE COMMERCIALISATION FÉDÉRAL D'AGRICULTURE: LES RELATIONS DES TRAITS DE PERSONNALITÉ ET DE L'ENGAGEMENT ENTREPRENANT PARMI AGROPRENEURS DANS PASAR TANI

By Halim, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul; Hamid, Azemi Che | Canadian Social Science, April 3, 2011 | Go to article overview

Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority: The Relationship of Persionality Traits and Enterepreneurial Commitment among Agropreneurs in Pasar Tani/L'ORGANISME DE COMMERCIALISATION FÉDÉRAL D'AGRICULTURE: LES RELATIONS DES TRAITS DE PERSONNALITÉ ET DE L'ENGAGEMENT ENTREPRENANT PARMI AGROPRENEURS DANS PASAR TANI


Halim, Muhammad Abi Sofian Abdul, Hamid, Azemi Che, Canadian Social Science


Abstract:

Pasar Tani also known as a farmers market is a platform for farmers to sell their product direct to the customer without the middleman. The concept of agropreneur becomes useful approach to the farmers in a Pasar Tani to develop their personality traits toward entrepreneurial commitment in a sector of agriculture. Federal Agriculture Marketing Authority (FAMA) is an agency under Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry which is responsibility to implement the program related the development of agro marketing and agropreneurs. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between personality traits and entrepreneurial commitment among agropreneurs in Pasar Tani, Terengganu. There are 664 agropreneurs have been registered under FAMA and involved as hawkers in Pasar Tani, Terengganu. Meanwhile, there are only 248 set of questionnaire was disseminated to the agropreneurs in Pasar Tani Terengganu. In order to determine the significance level of the relationship between personality traits and entrepreneurial commitment, a multiple regression analysis was conducted. The results indicate that R-square value is 0.333 which means that 33.3 percent of the variance in entrepreneurial commitment can be predicted from the factors of personality traits. Furthermore, results of the partial correlation indicate that agropreneurs in a Pasar Tani need more government assisting in order to increase their association of personality traits toward the commitment in entrepreneurship. Lastly, the finding of this study becomes important implications for the FAMA, Terengganu to clarify the personality traits and entrepreneurial commitment in designing entrepreneurial development program in a sector of agriculture.

Key words: Personality Traits; Entrepreneurial Commitment; Agropreneurs; Entrepreneurship

Resume: Pasar Tani également connu sous le nom d'un marché d'agriculteurs est une plate-forme pour que les agriculteurs vendent directment leur produit vers le client sans aucun intermédiaire.Le concept de l'agropreneur devient une approche utile aux agriculteurs dans un Pasar Tani pour développer leurs traits de personnalité vers l'engagement entreprenant dans un secteur d'agriculture. L'organisme de commercialisation fédéral d'agriculture (FAMA) est une agence sous le ministère de l'agriculture et de l'industrie basée sur agro qui a une responsabilité de mettre en application la relation avec le programme le développement de l'agro marketing et agropreneurs. Par conséquent, le but de ce document est d'examiner les relations entre les traits de personnalité et l'engagement entreprenant parmi des agropreneurs dans PasarTani, Terengganu. Il y a 664 agropreneurs ont été enregistrés sous FAMA et impliqués comme colporteurs dans Pasar Tani, Terengganu. En attendant, il y a seulement de 248 que l'ensemble de questionnaire a été disséminé aux agropreneurs dans Pasar Tani Terengganu. Min de déterminer le niveau d'importance des relations entre les traits de personnalité et l'engagement entreprenant, une analyse derégression multiple a été conduite. Les résultats indiquent que la valeur de R-place est 0,333 qui signifie que 33,3 pour cent du désaccord dans l'engagement entreprenant peuvent être prévus des facteurs des traits de personnalité. En outre,les résultats de la corrélation partielle indiquent que les agropreneurs dans un Pasar Tani ont besoin de plus de gouvernement aidant afin d'augmenter leur association des traits de personnalité vers l'engagement dans l'esprit d'entreprise. Pour finir, la conclusion de cette étude devient des implications importantes pour le FAMA, Terengganu pour clarifier les traits de personnalité et l'engagement entreprenant en concevant le programme de développement entreprenant dans un secteur d'agriculture.

Mots clés: Traits de personnalité; Engagement entreprenant; Agropreneurs; Esprit d'entreprise

1. INTRODUCTION

The development of entrepreneurship in agriculture and agro-based industry, as both concept and activity, has been rapidly growing importance in Malaysia to meet the consumer demands for convenience, new products and increased shelf life. …

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