Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Education, Science, and Technology (ICEST 2017)

"Why do women have less opportunity for entrepreneurial success compared to men?" (Case study: Indonesian entrepreneurship)

Authors
Ismarli Muis, Julia Suleeman, Benedicta Prihatin Dwi Riyanti
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Ismarli Muis
Available Online September 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.17How to use a DOI?
Keywords
women, opportunity, entrepreneurial success
Abstract
Entrepreneurship is one part of economic aspect in achieving a strong economic growth in a country. Therefore, the government encourages the involvement of its people to participate in entrepreneurship program. Yet, the representation of women in entrepreneurial world has not reached the same level as that of men. Therefore, this study aims to analyse several factors underlying enterpreneurship success in women as compared to men. The role of demographic factors (education level, startup capital, business legal enitity and business registry ownership) are taken into account toward entrepreneurial success. Data from 409 respondents, all entreprenuers, show that entrepreneurial activity is still dominated by male entrepreneurs. Women also have less educational level and business legality with these variables being related significantly enterpreneurial success. The implication of this study is relevant to identify means to empower woman entrepreneurs.
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
September 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-403-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icest-17.2017.17How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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