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Factors that influence women entrepreneurial success in Malaysia: A conceptual framework

Abd Rani, Shamsul Hana and Hashim, Norashidah (2015) Factors that influence women entrepreneurial success in Malaysia: A conceptual framework. In: Conference on Business Management Research II (CBMR II), 22 December 2015, Star City Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah.

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This study focus on examined the factors which influence the success of women entrepreneurs in Malaysia.This study is going to focus on individual factors which consist of entrepreneurial characteristics, work experience and training. Based on previous literature, there are four characteristics which frequently cited to influence the success among women entrepreneurs which are need for achievement, risk taking, self confidence and creative and innovative.Besides, women entrepreneurs as well need work experience and training in order to develop themselves and become successful entrepreneurs.In this study, the success of women entrepreneur will be measured by non-financial aspects because women will become less successful if compared in terms of financial aspects since they usually owned small and slower growing business.Thus, this study will adapt the subjective measurement of entrepreneurial success which is work life balance satisfaction since only few studies has used it in measuring success of women entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-967-13903-0-6 Organized by: School of Business Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurial characteristics, women entrepreneurial success, work experience, training.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Norashidah Hashim
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2016 07:08
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 02:38
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17085

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