A Study on the Critical Business Problems Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Rajasthan
Entrepreneurship has been an important channel for the growth of socio-economic environment of any nation as it boosts employment, imparts in manufacturing and exports, generates revenue and eradicates poverty. Although entrepreneurship is a tough task for women but women entrepreneurs are playing vital role in the Indian economy. Rate of the development of women entrepreneurship is very poor, if compared with other well developed economies. In India, women entrepreneurs face number of obstacles during start-up stage and running up of their enterprise. These critical issues need to be addressed properly by the government so that women entrepreneurs can participate in the development of the economy. Therefore, this paper makes an attempt to study the business problems faced by women entrepreneurs in Rajasthan during start-up and running up of their enterprise. The study also throws the light on the lack of adequate information about the schemes of financial institutions for women entrepreneurs and lack of enthusiasm of officials to finance women entrepreneurs.
Keywords: Women entrepreneurship, business obstacles
Cite this Article
Hariom Gurjar, Mahesh Joshi. A Study on the Critical Business Problems Faced by Women Entrepreneurs in Rajasthan. E - Commerce for Future & Trends. 2018; 5(1): 10–22p.
Chhichhia, V., (2004), Problems faced by Women Entrepreneurs and Importance of Training in their Entrepreneurs, Research Paper Presented at National seminar on Women Entrepreneurship – A Need for Training and Curriculum Development held by Development of Home Science Extension and Communication, Faculty of Home Science, S. University, Vadodara.
Greene, P.G.; Hart, M.M.; Gatewood, E.J; Brush, C.G; Carter, N.M. (2003).Women Entrepreneurs: Moving Front and Center: An Overview of Research and Theory. United Sates Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). White Papers: p.1-47
Jobanputra V., (2004), Women Entrepreneurs –A New Face of Professional Women, Research Paper Presented at National Seminar on Current Trends and Issues in Home Science, Saurashtra University, Rajkot.
Kapadia, S. Barodia, S. (2004), Women Entrepreneurs: Problems and Difficulties, Research Paper Presented at National seminar on Women Entrepreneurship – A Need for Training and Curriculum Development held by Development of Home Science Extension and Communication, Faculty of Home Science, M. S. University, Vadodara.
Lerner, M; Almor, T (2002). Relationships among Strategic Capabilities and the Performance of Women-Owned Small Ventures. Journal of Small Business Management, 40 (2): p.109- 125.
Mehrotra, N. (2003), Managerial Problems among Working Family Headed Households,
Nayyar P., Sharma A., Kishtwaria J., Rana A., Vyas N. (2007), Causes and Constraints Faced by Women entrepreneurs in Entrepreneurial Process, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.14, No.2, pp. 99-102.
Rao, K., (2004), Women Entrepreneur in Lower Middle Class Families and their Problems, Research Paper Presented at National seminar on Women Entrepreneurship–Need for Training and Curriculum Development held by Development of Home Science Extension and Communication, Faculty of
Home Science, M. S. University, Vadodara.
Rao, P., (2002), Entrepreneurship and Economics Development, Kaniska Publishers, New Delhi.
Research Paper Presented at XXV Biennial Conference of Home Science Association of India on Enhancing the Quality of Life Through Family and Community Science Hosted by Home Science Association of India, Nagpur Chapter.
Soundarapandian, M. (1999), Women entrepreneurship, Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi
Yadav, J., (1999), Profile of Women Entrepreneurs in Saurashtra Region, Ph.D. Thesis Department of Commerce, Saurashtra University, Rajkot.
Vatharkar (2012), A Study of Constraints and Motivating Factors for Indian Women Entrepreneurs in Small Scale Industries, The 2012 International Conference on Business and Management, 6 – 7 September 2012, Phuket - Thailand
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). (1995). “Women, industry and entrepreneurship.” Women in Industry Series. Vienna, Austria.
Loscocco, K.A.; Leicht, K.T. (November, 1993) Gender, Work-Family Linkages, and Economic Success among Small Business Owners. Journal of Marriage and the Family. Vol. 55: p.875-887.
- There are currently no refbacks.
This site has been shifted to https://stmcomputers.stmjournals.com/