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Factors influencing women entrepreneurs business success of SMEs in Malaysia

Abidah, Abdul Bari (2015) Factors influencing women entrepreneurs business success of SMEs in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) plays an important role in the economic development of the country. There are an increasing number of women entrepreneurs involve in this sector nowadays. Hence, this paper presents findings of a research study design to investigate the factors that influence women entrepreneurs’ business success of SMEs in Malaysia. This research focus on six variables that contribute to the business success namely; financial capital, motivation and goal, social networking, government support, improvisation and adoption of information and communication technology. Questionnaire was used as a method of data collection in this research and has been
distributed to 150 women entrepreneurs in Malaysia. Multiple Regression analysis was
used to analyze the research hypothesis. Multiple Regression analysis showed that
collectively all factors have positive influence on women business success. However, if it indicates individually, motivation and goal and government support factors have no
significance influence to women business success. The findings of this study could
contribute both theorists and managerial practitioners

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Ahmad Arshad, Darwina
Item ID: 4676
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2015 06:42
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 00:22
Department: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Name: Ahmad Arshad, Darwina
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4676

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