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What drives women into entrepreneurial activities? view from Malaysia and Philippines

Muharam, Farrah Merlinda and Israel, Marietta C. and Thoo, Ai Chin and Sulaiman, Zuraidah and Abu Talib, Noraini and Abdul Kohar, Umar Haiyat and Meneses, Benita A. and Daval Santos, Eliza O. (2018) What drives women into entrepreneurial activities? view from Malaysia and Philippines. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.35). pp. 184-187. ISSN 2227-524X


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Women nowadays are actively involved in entrepreneurship and contributing to economy development. In developing country such as Malaysia and Philippines, the participations are increasingly noted, yet the phenomena are still new. This study aims to understand the factors that motivate women to involve in entrepreneurship, in addition to their profiles and industry/business engagement. The study further explores the obstacles faced before/during venturing into entrepreneurial activities. Using quantitative approach, descriptive method and correlation are used to understand the phenomena. Findings from this study will provide a profiling of women entrepreneurs together with their motivational factors and to understand the challenges faced in the course. As both countries are establishing women as part of their economic development player, this study shall provide real inputs for policy building in promoting, encouraging and easing women involvement in entrepreneurial activities and the related industry.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Women Entrepreneurship; Motivation
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:88353
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:15 Dec 2020 08:19
Last Modified:15 Dec 2020 08:19

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