Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The Role of Small Enterprises in Recruitment and Self-Employment of Jordanian Youth from their Perspective

Author(s): Hamza Khalil Al-Khaddam, Lara Ahmed Al-Hadeed, Ezaldain Ahmad Nuimi

This study discusses the role of small enterprises in the recruitment and self-employment of the Jordanian youth. A questionnaire was prepared according to the five-point Likert scale that included the following dimensions: The role of the small project in the self-employment of Jordanian youth,: obstacles of small enterprises and proposed solutions to overcome the obstacles of small enterprises. After testing the validity and reliability of the tool, the researcher collected data from a sample of (132) young founders of a small projects; data was analyzed through the SPSS and the appropriate statistical methods. The results of the study revealed a positive indicator towards the small enterprises and their role in empowering the youth economically and socially and providing them with job opportunities. The results also revealed no statistically significant differences in the attitude of the members of the sample towards the role of small enterprises in employment and self-employment due to the variables of the study (gender, age, and scientific qualification). Based on the results, recommendations were provided.

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