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Success and Life Satisfaction Among Women Entrepreneurs in Micro enterprises

  • Latha Krishnan
  • T. J. Kamalnabhan
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Abstract

Many entrepreneurship researchers share the opinion that entrepreneurship is a positive force which enhances employment generation and promotes new products and services to meet the needs and wants of their clients. However; emphasis on entrepreneurship within micro enterprises is limited. Hence, an attempt was made to identify and assess entrepreneurial attitude orientation and competencies and skills among women entrepreneurs in micro enterprise leading to entrepreneurial success and ultimately life satisfaction. Multivariate analysis technique like Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) were conducted to identify the entrepreneurship success related factors. The findings showed a direct relationship between entrepreneurial attitudes related constructs and entrepreneurial competencies related factors, leading to entrepreneurial success, and life satisfaction among micro entrepreneurs.

Keywords

Life Satisfaction Structural Equation Model Entrepreneurial Activity Tucker Lewis Index Satisfaction With Life Scale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesDayananda Sagar College of Management & ITBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of TechnologyChennaiIndia

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