Poverty Alleviation Through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta
Saleem, F., Khan, K. A., Malik, M. A. & Ghouri, A. M. (2011). Poverty Alleviation through Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of Thatta, Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies, 2(5), pp. 34-44.
11 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2012
Date Written: March 1, 2011
This particular research seeks an explanation thorough the factors such as economic, political, social as well as governmental influences that could help entrepreneurship to alleviate the poverty in one Pakistan’s small city Thatta. For this purpose the strategically approach is employed what is referred to by some as a ‘multi-method approach’ (Brewer & Hunter, 2006). This approach includes the pilot study, field work and survey questionnaire.
Study analysis revealed nine main factors related to internal and external thoughts of society and individual cause the lack of development in Thatta entrepreneurship culture. These available findings are precious to get in-depth understanding the nature of problems associated with the development of Thatta entrepreneurship which can alleviate the poverty.
Keywords: Poverty, Entrepreneurship, Alleviation, Thatta, Pakistan
JEL Classification: I3, I32, I38, P46
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