Influencing start-up decision to Tanzanian females: what’s wrong with country policies

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Abstract

This study aims at investigating factors influencing the entrepreneurial decision of Tanzanian females
to start-up their own businesses. The study objectives are:-
 To identify factors influencing Tanzanian female entrepreneurs to start-up their own business.
 To evaluate government policies and strategies influencing start-up decisions among
Tanzanian female entrepreneurs.
 To develop the framework/model for encouraging Tanzanian females to start-up their
own businesses.

This particular study of Tanzanian female entrepreneurs aims at investigating factors influencing the entrepreneurial decision to start up own business which are mostly due to country policies and strategies existing within Tanzania. An identification of the personal/individual factors, environmental factors as well as perceived barriers influencing Tanzanian female entrepreneurs to start-up their own business has been made. This was followed by the evaluation of the Tanzania country government existing policies and strategies influencing start-up decisions to among Tanzanian female entrepreneurs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICSB 2014 Dublin World Conference on Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship & Sustainability
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings from ICSB 2014 World Conference
EditorsThomas M. Cooney
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherDublin Institute of Technology
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781900454575
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventThe 59th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business: Entrepreneurship and Sustainability - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 11 Jun 201414 Jun 2014
https://icsb.org/icsb-2014-the-59th-annual-conference-of-the-international-council-for-small-business/ (Conference website)

Conference

ConferenceThe 59th Annual Conference of the International Council for Small Business
Abbreviated titleICSB 2014
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period11/06/1414/06/14
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Keywords

  • female entrepreneurs
  • policies
  • strategies
  • start-up influence
  • religious institutions
  • Tanzania

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Nziku, D. (2014). Influencing start-up decision to Tanzanian females: what’s wrong with country policies. In T. M. Cooney (Ed.), ICSB 2014 Dublin World Conference on Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship & Sustainability: Proceedings from ICSB 2014 World Conference (pp. 1-3). Dublin: Dublin Institute of Technology.