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Barriers for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Pakistan

Akhtar, Iram and Ali, Qamar and Cheema, Khaliq Ur Rehman (2013): Barriers for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Pakistan. Published in: International Journal of Organizational learning and Change , Vol. 1, No. 1 (October 2013): pp. 1-7.

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The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of education, social network and work-life balance on male and female entrepreneurs. The research has three main objectives: (a) to examine the impact of gender education on entrepreneurship, (b) to observe the impact of social networking on entrepreneurship, (c) to make an evaluation of entrepreneur’s opinion about entrepreneurship from the result of this research study. The population of the study consisted of available entrepreneurs in city Faisalabad. Random sampling technique is used to withdraw a representative sample. The sample size was selected of 120 male and female and structured questionnaire was used to collect data. Furthermore Reliability analysis, descriptive statistics, and multiple regression analysis were performed. The study concluded that education, social networking and work life balance has strong impact on entrepreneurship and these challenges are equally disturbing both genders.

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