• Abdul Rahman Ahmad Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Nek Kamal Yeop Yunus Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
  • Yaakob Sapari Pusat Khidmat Ahli Dewa Undangan Negeri Anggerik
Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Knowledge entrepreneur, Innovation


This paper proposed the model of the development of knowledge entrepreneur that can be used for the entrepreneurship development program in Malaysian organizational context. The entrepreneurship concept is based on a multi dimensional approach, which integrates personality trait, business skill, business processes and business environmental. The knowledge entrepreneur is an extension of the entrepreneurship concept. Knowledge entrepreneur begins in the recognition of the potential value of knowledge, a likely result organisational, and ends in the implementation of an innovation aimed at the realization of that added value. Knowledge entrepreneur describes the entrepreneur ability to respond to learning, to capitalize on an opportunity, and protect against a threat by adopting an innovation. In summary, a knowledge entrepreneur is a combination of people, know-how and technology which can be brought together and beneficially manages and understand how to establish, launch and manage a knowledge-based business. In order to develop more competitive and sustained entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs must equip themselves with competitive knowledge in the future. The competitive knowledge includes knowledge development, knowledge management, knowledge creation and intellectual capabilities. It also provides an inside into the understanding of the projective and the meaning of knowledge entrepreneurs.


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Ahmad, A. R., Yeop Yunus, N. K., & Sapari, Y. (2019). KNOWLEDGE ENTREPRENEUR EXPLORING THE MODEL IN MALAYSIAN ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT. Journal of Contemporary Issues and Thought, 4, 1-7. Retrieved from

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