Entrepreneurial Potential, Intention and the Influential Factors for Entrepreneurship Among the Women Students of Coimbatore City
Dr. N. Anitha, Associate Professor, GRG School of Management Studies Peelamedu, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu). India.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2017. | Revised Manuscript received on January 09, 2017. | Manuscript published on January 15, 2017. | PP: 15-21 | Volume-2 Issue-8, January 2017. | Retrieval Number: H0141012817
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Abstract: Women are natural entrepreneurs who are capable of managing multiple tasks at ease but most of them do not realize their potential. In spite of the increasing recognition of entrepreneurship as a source of job creation, regional development, and economic dynamism in a rapidly globalizing world, there has been no notable change in numbers and most of the cases unemployed women only turn up to entrepreneurship. Universities and educational institutions insisting various courses and training programs towards the development of entrepreneurship and creating the entrepreneurial culture and eco system in the campuses. Most of the students have the potential of becoming an entrepreneur and they do not have the intention to become an entrepreneur sometimes they are equipped with the potential as well as intention but they are not getting motivated to become an entrepreneur. So the study was intended to know among the selected population that how many students are having the potential and how many of the potential students has the intention even though having those potential as well as intention how many of them are really motivated to become an entrepreneur and also to study the various factor which is stopping them not to become an entrepreneur. So the questionnaire was distributed among the students and the responses were collected and analyzed using the simple percentage analysis tool and the results were presented. The suggestions will help the policy makers and educationalist to develop a strategy for promoting entrepreneurial culture among the students.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial Intention, Entrepreneurial Potential, Entrepreneurial Culture, Entrepreneurial Eco System.