African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4135

Full Length Research Paper

Factors hindering unemployed youths from starting their own business: The case of Mekelle City educated unemployed youths

Binyam Zewde Alemayehu
  • Binyam Zewde Alemayehu
  • Department of Management, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 03 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 13 November 2014
  •  Published: 14 December 2014


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