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Febriana Suci Nuraini , Ery Tri Djatmika , Madziatul Churiyah

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Febriana Suci Nuraini1 , Ery Tri Djatmika2 , Madziatul Churiyah2
1Graduate School, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
2Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Nuraini, Febriana Suci, et al. "THE SUSTAINABILITY OF KENDANG (TRADITIONAL TAMBOURINE) CRAFTSMEN BUSINESS IN TOURISM SITE OF FIRST INDONESIA PRESIDENT CEMETERY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 1569-1579, Accessed 2018.
Nuraini, F., Djatmika, E., & Churiyah, M. (2018, April). THE SUSTAINABILITY OF KENDANG (TRADITIONAL TAMBOURINE) CRAFTSMEN BUSINESS IN TOURISM SITE OF FIRST INDONESIA PRESIDENT CEMETERY. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(4), 1569-1579. Retrieved from
Nuraini, Febriana Suci, Ery Tri Djatmika, and Madziatul Churiyah. "THE SUSTAINABILITY OF KENDANG (TRADITIONAL TAMBOURINE) CRAFTSMEN BUSINESS IN TOURISM SITE OF FIRST INDONESIA PRESIDENT CEMETERY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 4 (April 2018), 1569-1579. Accessed , 2018.

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This research aims to determine entrepreneurial characteristics of kendang (traditional tambourine) craftsmen and their business sustainability in tourism site of Bung Karno the first Indonesia President Cemetery in Blitar City, East Java, Indonesia. This research used qualitative approach, with single case study design. Informants consisted of kendang craftsmen, employees, and local official government personnel from small and medium enterprise department. Research findings revealed that characteristics of kendang entrepreneurs were motivated with challenges, adaptable and had broad insights for business sustainability. Their non-formal education in terms of training programs attended greatly affected knowledge, skills, and business abilities. Entrepreneurial self-experiences improved craftsmen in developing and sustaining their business.