Supporter of the Disable to Drive Them in Becoming Entrepreneur
Pranatasari, Fransisca Desiana
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Abstract Purpose – This study aims to identify the supporter and type of support given to the disables in becoming entrepreneurs. It is because most of disables have low self-esteem and do not have self-confidence. Whereas as entrepreneur, a person needs to be confidence, especially in taking the risks. Design/methodology/approach – This study uses qualitative approach with in-depth-interview as the data gathering method. The respondents are Indonesian disable entrepreneurs that are chosen using criterion sampling method. Findings – Parents, other family member (e.g. siblings), teacher/lecturer, friends and people from social organization are turned out to be the supporters of the disable in helping them have the self-acceptance toward themselves, be confidence – especially in becoming entrepreneur, and finding the passion. Research limitation/implication - This study focuses on the human capital whereas there are still other dimensions in entrepreneurship ecosystem. It also taken from the perspective of the disable entrepreneurs themselves. Hence, future research can focus on the other dimensions and get the information from the other people’s perspective to design a supportive entrepreneurship ecosystem for disable. Practical Implication – This study suggests people and technique that can help disables in becoming entrepreneurs. Originality – This study is a qualitative study developed by authors to find out the supporters and type of supports given to the disables in becoming entrepreneurs. This study is originally developed by authors and has not been published before.