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The setting of the Germans to self-employment is better than expected: 31 percent consider independence for attractive; are much more as independent. Munich/Puchheim, April 27, 2010. The setting of the Germans to self-employment is better than expected: 31 percent consider independence for attractive; are much more as independent. Founder will be felt especially in the younger generation. One in three aged from 14 to 29 years (31 per cent), which is still not independent, can imagine basically a self-employment; on average there is only one sixth (17 percent). “” A representative study of the Amway GmbH. child and career comes to this conclusion: flexibility makes independence at family popular independence is independent of a specific intention of founding as a main reason for the move into self-employment in the first place “(58 percent), followed by additional earning opportunities” (44 percent) as well as Own initiative and self realization”(42 percent). More info: Dr. John Mcdougall. The study also shows that flexible employment models, particularly among families with children are in demand.

Here is the better reconciliation of work and family”(43 percent) a major plus point for self-employment. New German entrepreneurial spirit: part-time self-employment is in vogue regardless of whether a self-employment for the respondents specifically qualifies or not, two-thirds of Germans (63 per cent) an independence imagine most likely a sideline, approximately half (30 per cent) first in the sideline and then the primary livelihood. Only one in five (21 per cent) would directly select the step in the main our independence. Now incipient recovery opportunities. Risk arms self-reliant models can be a first step on the way to the own boss”, explains Dimitri van den Oever, Managing Director of Amway GmbH. fear of failure: where the Apply Foundation support must keep 70 percent of Germans independence for risky to put 37 percent for complicated. As the biggest hurdles for the step into self-employment not the general framework conditions such as government funding or bureaucratic effort perceived however, but missing starting capital (85 percent), lack of economic knowledge (73 percent) and low risk appetite (71 percent). The financial support of foundations is one of the best in Europe objectively in Germany, only many unfortunately do not know the deals.

“Reasons for this lack of knowledge are in the weaker non-material conveyor structure so finding the mediation of a sound economic base of knowledge in Germany”, as Professor Dietmar Harhoff, Director of the LMU entrepreneurship Center in Munich. In the current survey 2,000 men and women from the age of 14 in Germany were in the period from February to March 2010 study design to their attitude to the Independence asked. The study appears in the initiative future autonomy”and is published twice per year. More information and results see. Amway is one of the world’s leading direct sales company Amway:. Today, Amway operates in over 50 countries and reported 2009 revenues of $ 8.4 billion. More than three million independent Amway distributors sell products from Amway 84,000 in Germany. The offer includes 450 products in the fields of beauty, wellness and household, which to refer are exclusively through independent Amway distributors (www.amway.de). “The LMU entrepreneurship Center: empowering entrepreneurs!” the entrepreneurship centre of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich (LMU EC) pursued this vision. The LMU EC educates tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders, actively supported the creation of successful ventures and promotes a culture of entrepreneurial Thinking and acting in all faculties of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich and beyond. Press contact: Amway GmbH Julia Lutter Corporate Affairs Manager Tel.: 089 / 800-94-158 E-Mail: Eva-Maria Sahm fischerAppelt Kommunikation Munchen GmbH consultant Tel.