Differences in Entrepreneurial Determination Between Malaysian and Indonesian Students
This study examines entrepreneurial determination among Malaysian and Indonesian university students. More
specifically, it attempts to ascertain levels entrepreneurial determination and differences with respect to country and personal
demographics. Questionnaires were used as a research instrument. Responses were obtained from 778 randomly-selected
participants at five and six Malaysian and Indonesian universities, respectively. Entrepreneurial determination among the
respondents was moderately high regardless of country. It nevertheless differed significantly between genders among
Malaysian students, although a similar phenomenon was not observed among Indonesian respondents.
Index Terms— Demographics, Entrepreneurial Determination, Knowledge, Skills and Self-efficacy.