The impact of the economic environment on entrepreneurship development: a case of Hared Petroleum Limited, Jinja District-Uganda

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Kampala International University: College of Economics and Management
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the economic environment on the entrepreneurship development. This inspired the researcher to select Hared Petroleum Limited in Jinja as a case study. The research is driven by the quest to find out the main objective of the study. The study aimed at achieving the following objectives:- (i). To identify and examine the impact of economic environment on entrepreneurship development. (ii) to determine relationship between economic environment and entrepreneurship development and (iii) to examine challenges encountered by entrepreneurs for this case Hared Petroleum Limited. Chapter one covers introduction, background of the study, statement of the problem, objective of the study, research questions, significant of study, Definition of term, scope of the study and limitation of the study. Chapter two is the literature review. Chapter three describes the methodology employed in the study; it describes the information on the methods of data collection, the method and instruments of data collection and analysis. It includes research design, target population, sample size, data collection, data collection instrument, data processing and analysis. Chapter four covers the findings and conclusion from the respondents regarding the economic environment and entrepreneurship development. It covers the sex respondent, level of education respondent, job title respondent, department respondent length of service respondent, level of education respondent, marital status respondent, distribution of age respondent and data analysis. Chapter five contains the summary of the study, the conclusions and recommendation on the impact of economic environment on the entrepreneurship development. It also suggests area for further research and lastly the reference and appendices.
A dissertation submitted to the School of Business And Management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of a Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Kampala International University
Economic environment, Entrepreneurship development, Hared Petroleum Limited, Jinja