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Entrepreneurial Motivations as Determinants of Women Entrepreneurship Challenges

Moses, Chinonye, Love and Amalu , Roy (2010) Entrepreneurial Motivations as Determinants of Women Entrepreneurship Challenges. Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti BULLETIN (2). pp. 67-77.

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Abstract

Motivation is the set of forces that initiate behaviour and determine its form, direction, intensity and duration. Women are motivated into business by different factors. This article looked at the relationship between motivations and entrepreneurial challenges among women entrepreneurs. Examining the relationship between motivations and women entrepreneurial challenges tends to provide some useful insights into some theoretical issues on the one hand and on the other hand, it raises some practical implications for policy makers both in the government and women entrepreneurs. The results of the correlation analysis revealed that a positive relationship exists between motivational factors and women entrepreneurial challenges. Based on this finding, this study among others recommends that women entrepreneurs should take some time to study the nature of challenges women entrepreneurs face in business and possibly proffer solutions to them before starting their own business.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2013 15:15
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 08:46
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/1674

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