Evaluation of Female Entrepreneurs’ Emotional Feedback

  • Esra Kahya Ozyirmidokuz
  • Eduard Alexandru Stoica
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


Female unemployment rates are very high in Turkey. Women’s participation in the work force will not only increase the national income but also increase the number of female entrepreneurs in business life to join what is traditionally considered a man’s world. Although there are few (only about 8.5%) women in management, there are women in top and decision-making positions. To encourage Turkish women into entrepreneurship, there are third-party online organizations which share and publicize online success stories of Turkish female entrepreneurs. This research aims to discover the factors related to female entrepreneurs’ success in business life. The aim of the research is to evaluate female entrepreneurs’ emotional feedback in order to provide a general conceptual overview of the current situation in Turkey on the subject. To achieve this, 69 successful female entrepreneurs’ online feedback which was collected from third-party organizations was analyzed in order to extract the factors contributing to the success of female entrepreneurs in Turkey.


Female entrepreneurship Happiness Online feedback analysis 



This research was supported by Erciyes University Research Fund under the title “Formalizing and Analysing Users’ Feedback to Evolve the STSs” project (Project id: FBA-2014-5364).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esra Kahya Ozyirmidokuz
    • 1
  • Eduard Alexandru Stoica
    • 2
  1. 1.Erciyes UniversityKayseriTurkey
  2. 2.Lucian Blaga University of SibiuSibiuRomania

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