A RESEARCH ON THE DETERMINATION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP TENDENCIES OF THE STUDENTS FROM TURKIC COUNTRIES STUDYING AT KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY
It is known that regional development differences and unemployment are among the major the problems the countries face. Under the conditions of globalization process, young entrepreneurs who can unleash their potential for the development of their country have the key role in order to support advancement and prevent unemployment. To this end, determining the perceptions and tendencies of younger generation regarding entrepreneurship will help public associations to determine incentives more successfully. The main purpose of this study is to find out the perceptions related to entrepreneurship of the students from Turkic countries who are studying at Kastamonu University and to reveal the differences among them. In the scope of this research, a survey has been applied to the students from Turkic Countries (Turkey, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan) who studied at Kastamonu University between the March 1 and April 15 in 2016. The data acquired have been analysed via SPSS software. The study revealed differences regarding the entrepreneurial tendencies of the students of the participating countries. It is thought that this research will provide vital clues for regulating incentives and determining policies for entrepreneurship in the related countries.
Entrepreneurship Tendency, Regional Development, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.