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A qualitative study of leadership styles of successful women entrepreneurs in Malaysia


Cheng, Wei Hin and Md Isa, Filzah and Sangaralingam, Jayaeswari (2012) A qualitative study of leadership styles of successful women entrepreneurs in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Enterprise Marketing and Globalization (EMG), 7th to 8th May 2012, Bali, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This paper examined the leadership styles and motivational factors of successful women entrepreneurs.Women entrepreneurs play an important role in the development of a country’s economy.Women today made up more than 47 percent of the labor force in Malaysia.Past research on entrepreneurs demonstrated that individuals with entrepreneurial leadership distinguished them from non entrepreneurs. This research was done to explore entrepreneurial leadership styles and personality characteristics of the entrepreneurs The research is a qualitative research which involved interviews with successful women entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISSN: 2251-2098
Uncontrolled Keywords: Subject Entrepreneurs; Management styles; Organizational behavior; Labor force; Women
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Cheng Wei Hin
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2015 04:06
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 01:47
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/16249

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