Transforming female labour force through micro enterprises: a proposed coceptual framework

Mohd Safwan Ghazali, and Muhammad Adidinizar Zia Ahmad Kusairee , and Peck Leong Tan, (2015) Transforming female labour force through micro enterprises: a proposed coceptual framework. In: The Proceedings of The 4th International Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business (ISEB 2015). Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business,UMK, pp. 399-405. ISBN 9789670955032

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Abstract

This paper will determine the factors that influence female labour force participation rate (LFPR) in Malaysia. Simultaneously, this paper will establish whether female LFPR can be encouraged to participate into micro enterprises. Female participation in labour force is reflected by changes in economic activity, educational attainment, fertility rates, social norms, and other factors. The paper will discern the controlling factors that stimulate female LFPR and how these factors can be further synergize through micro enterprises. Other factors which affect the decision making process such as education, marital status, child care, elderly care, age, parent’s education level and parent’s occupational level are also analysed and discussed in the context of factors that influence decision to work among women in Malaysia.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9789670955032
Keywords: Female participation - Labour force - Labour supply - Micro Enterprise
Faculty: Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2015 02:44
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2015 04:36
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/4990

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