An Exploratory Study of Motivational Factors on Women Entrepreneurship Venturing in Malaysia

Hasni Che Ismail, Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin, Mohammed S. Chowdhury

Abstract


This study explored the effects of motivational factors on women entrepreneurship venturing in Malaysia. The research was conducted on 80 entrepreneurs through random sampling technique. All hypotheses were tested using regression analysis and Pearson correlations, controlling for demographic variables of gender, age, and education, years of experience, and start-up funding. While the results of this study found significant effect of pull motivational factors, there is a marginal effect of push motivational factors on women entrepreneurship venturing in Malaysia. Implications and a number of recommendations are discussed.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ber.v2i1.1434

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