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Women Entrepreneurship - Factors leading to Success of Women Led Enterprises

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Management Studies, SGSITS, Indore, MP, India
  • 2IIPS, DAVV, Indore, MP, India

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 5, Issue (9), Pages 46-50, September,6 (2016)


The economic environment of any nation depends mainly upon the enterprising spirit of its people. The increase in the entrepreneurial activity in India has given a major boost to the economic environment of the nation. The turn of this century saw an increasing participation of women in the entrepreneurial scenario of Indian business. Creating and leading a successful and flourising business is the ultimate goal of any entrepreneur. This paper aims to determine the effect of personal factors on the success of women led entrepreneurial setups. The factors analyzed in this paper are Risk taking behaviour, Innovativeness (of the women entrepreneur) and Entrepreneurial competencies (of the women entrepreneur).


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