Relationship between motivation, human capital and demographic factors to women entrepreneurs growth: A study in Kota Kinabalu Sabah

Chew, Siti Rahahwati Wei Chin (2007) Relationship between motivation, human capital and demographic factors to women entrepreneurs growth: A study in Kota Kinabalu Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to explain the relationships between motivation, human capital and demographic factors to women entrepreneurs growth. Motivation factors that used to explain in this proposal of research are need for achievement, need for affiliation, need for autonomy and need for dominance. Human capital factors consist of educational level and work experience. Demographic factors consist of age and marital status. The sample of this study comprises of women entrepreneurs in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. For the purpose of this study, the instrument was modified from Jean (1997) and the Manifest Needs Questionnaire (MNQ) developed by Steers and Braunstein (1979). They are eight hypotheses being developed. It Is found that educational level, marital status and need for affiliation have significant relationship to women entrepreneurs growth and these three hypotheses were substantiated. Therefore, this study hope that the result and findings can create awareness and identification to help the women entrepreneurs to improve their business growth and hopefully this research can contribute the information to capital provider, researchers and the policy maker to further improve and enhance the women entrepreneurs growth.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneur, women, motivation, awareness, business growth, economy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2015 03:28
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2017 08:46
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/10292

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