THE ANALYSIS OF ENTREPRENEURIAL DIMENSION IN THE CONTEXT OF EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Romantė Bučienė, Erstida Ulvidiene

Abstract


Under the rapid processes of globalization, education should help strengthen the creative powers of society, especially of the younger generation, to preserve and to develop the identity, as well as to educate civil society, increasing employment opportunities, particularly the ones of the youth, as well as economic competitiveness, reducing poverty and social exclusion. This paper defines the concept of entrepreneurship, the importance of entrepreneurial competence in the context of learning to act, it also presents an overview of youth employment and unemployment situation in the labour market, entrepreneurship level evaluation problem. The paper presents results of the survey carried out among young people in Lithuania, Slovakia and Germany, the attitude towards decision-making, time management, initiative, leadership, communication, confidence, responsibility, money and investment risk, mental stamina, creativity, acquired and inborn personal characteristics of businessmen as well as small (family) business development opportunities.

Keywords


Business environment; competence; entrepreneurship; entrepreneur; innovation; level of entrepreneurship; motivation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/lner2014vol1.6.1165

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