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Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Socio-Culture and Environment|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Entrepreneurship spirit to survive on culture and environmental development in Jepara, Indonesia
1 Department of History, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia
2 Master Program of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, Diponegoro University, Semarang – Indonesia
* Corresponding author : email@example.com
This paper seeks to portray the entrepreneurial spirit that originates from the values of local culture after touching and interacting with (new) foreign cultures. The entrepreneurial spirit of a Jepara carving industry entrepreneur is from the cultural products as their background. The livelihood system is one of the cultural elements that gave rise to an entrepreneurial spirit. The entrepreneurial spirit is generated from economic activities that come from livelihoods. Data collection is from observation and in-depth interview with carving entrepreneurs in Jepara, Indonesia. Entrepreneurial spirit of Jepara carving entrepreneurs are working as pray, working for profit and doing rituals for looking business fortune. The result is evident to understanding that work is part of pray. The entrepreneurial spirit of Jepara carving industry entrepreneurs is much influenced by local cultural values, especially those related to religious values. Enthusiasm of work is carried out by increasing the friendship in exchanging work information. An effort to strengthen the value of togetherness, entrepreneurs also often perform religious rituals. This is done as an effort to obtain fluency in the work as well as at the same time hoping for abundant profits.
Key words: Carving / entrepreneur / business / cultural product / pray
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