Entrepreneurship and SMEs in Malaysia: Need to Nurture Women Entrepreneurship

Usman, Bushra and Buang Nor Aishah Binti, Buang and Usman, Yousaf (2015) Entrepreneurship and SMEs in Malaysia: Need to Nurture Women Entrepreneurship. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education (3-4). pp. 77-96. ISSN 1821-1283

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Abstract

This paper sheds light on the importance of entrepreneurship phenomenon and the role of SMEs in entrepreneurship. Based on the existing body of knowledge, it aims at highlighting the need to promulgate neglected women entrepreneurship phenomenon in Malaysia. For this, it glances through the literature regarding SMEs and entrepreneurship developments around the world and in Malaysia. It also presents the role casted by the Malaysian government in fostering entrepreneurship through promoting and inculcating SMEs, providing a big thrust to economy through their innovation. However, it is described that despite of all its developments a yet to be explored phenomenon of women entrepreneurship is still standing silently in the queue waiting for its turn to be acknowledged fully. It is therefore suggested to invite more researches on women entrepreneurship specifically in Malaysia to explore its importance and as such draw attention of policy makers and stakeholders to incubate and flourish this phenomenon.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=219393548
Uncontrolled Keywords: women entrepreneurship, SME’s, economic development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2016 17:55
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2016 07:06
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/477

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