Psychological Approach towards Specially Abled People in the Field of Entrepreneurship

Jawahar Philimis, Dr.N. Santhosh Kumar and Anderleen Diana Philimis

The study investigatesabout the psychological issues faced byspecially abled entrepreneurs.The study has been conducted among specially abled entrepreneurs of cottage, micro and mid-sizein and around kancheepuram and Chennai. The study dealt with 250 specially abled entrepreneurs. The Governments in many developing countries have realized that the development of specially abled people entrepreneurs should be part of empowerment. Studies have found that specially abled entrepreneurs tend to own and operate small to medium size enterprises (Asian Productivity Organization APO, 2007; Carter and Marlow, 2007). As a result, many governments in developing countries have been actively supporting small to medium size enterprises. India, is a developing country which sees employment of at least 79 million people in small to medium size enterprises.

Volume 11 | Issue 7

Pages: 8-14