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Effect of social capital on women microenterprise performance in Kelantan: A conceptual framework


Ekpe, Isidore and Mat, Norsiah and Al-Mamun, Abdullah (2015) Effect of social capital on women microenterprise performance in Kelantan: A conceptual framework. In: 4th International Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business (ISEB2015), 17th October 2015, Flamingo Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study is aimed at determining the influence of social capital on women microenterprise performance in Kelantan State of Malaysia, so as to enable Malaysian government determine what area to focus in redesigning enterprise development programs, and what strategies to develop in enhancing the ability of women entrepreneurs to benefit from their social capital and improve business performance.Also, the moderating effect of attitude on the relationship between social capital and women micro-enterprise’s performance is assessed.The study employs a crosssectional survey design, with simple random sampling, to collect data from 385 women entrepreneurs in Kelantan (women entrepreneurs who belonged to any loan group and those who did not).Descriptive statistics and hierarchical regression will be used to analyze data.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-967-0910-19-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social capital, attitude, micro-business performance, Malaysian women
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Norsiah Mat
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2016 07:35
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2016 07:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20164

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