MSME Entrepreneurial Behavior during the Covid 19 Pandemic

(Study on MSMEs in Lumajang Regency, East Java, Indonesia)

  • Moh. Hudi Setyobakti STIE Widya Gama Lumajang
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Behavior, MSMEs, Covid19

Abstract

Covid19 pandemic, in Lumajang District, was accompanied by a policy of social restrictions for the community. This has an influence on the existence of UMKM Business practitioners. The responses of UMKM business players that occur are quite diverse, some are able to respond well, so that their existence is still maintained, but not a few are actually going down. This study aims to look at the responses or responses of SMEs from the perspective of entrepreneurial behavior with indicators of attitude, ability and skills. The research methodology is carried out by describing the statements of the respondents or participants. Data collection by giving questionnaires. Respondents or Participants are business people with the criteria of being micro entrepreneurs with monthly turnover of up to 5 million rupiah. Distribution of participant areas is areas directly affected or in the red subdistrict zone with an average age of 21 to 47 years. The results showed that the majority of respondents stated that they were still consistent in trying to maintain their existence with positive attitude attitudes, the ability to manage business and skills in innovative business matters. However, there are some who are not ready for the changes that occur, resulting in a shift in entrepreneurial behavior that has been inherent.

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Published
2021-09-20