Social Motivation of Dayak Women's Entrepreneurship: Explore the Home Industry in East Kalimantan
Keywords:Social Motivation, Eentrepreneurship, Dayak Women, Home Industry
Purpose: This article aims to examine the scale of social motivation and a measure of the entrepreneurial level of Dayak women working in small (home-based) industries.
Theoretical framework: The context of ‘push-pull theory’, it emphasizes exploratory factor analysis to test entrepreneurial motivation. Regarding entrepreneurial motivation, there are five vital motives, including cultural preservation, independence, economic support, environment, and work flexibility. They have a massive motivation for entrepreneurship
Design/methodology/approach: We interviewed individual informants, in which a semi-structured schedule explored the responses of Dayak women. Open-ended questions were asked to draw attention to the history of being involved in the business world. Thus, the study adopted a mixed methods approach.
Findings: The Dayak women have a massive motivation for entrepreneurship. They also realize that the business has been running so far as part of preserving the culture to commit to the family economy. Even though they apply it while taking care of the family, the work environment factor has certainly been tested.
Research, Practical & Social implications: For the future agenda, the concentration of studies refers not only to a specific gender but also to a wider cross section. Extensive comparisons should consider a qualitative approach to explore other problems related to entrepreneurial motivation.
Originality/value: The results indicate that the related entrepreneurship to aspects of risk and income level uncertainty, so the family factor is an essential part.
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