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Research Paper | Social Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017
The Influence of Internal and External Factors on Entrepreneurship Behaviour on Entrepreneur Woman (Case Study of Small and Medium Craftswoman Bogor City)
Nola Windirah | Heny Kuswanti Suwarsinah | Andriyono Kilat Adhi 
Abstract: The development of small and medium enterprise (SME) in Indonesia is still one of the interesting subject to be learnt recently. Craft industry dominates the existance of small and medium enterprise (SME) in the second biggest regency (Bogor) based on the number of SMEs and they are dominated by woman. Therefore, it will be conducted a research about internal and external factors, also their influences on entrepreneurship behaviour so that the research aimed to (1) understanding the internal and external factors of craftswoman entrepreneur through the quantitative descriptive research, (2) analyze the entrepreneurship internal and external factors of craftswoman on entrepreneurship behaviour and. The method which was used on this research were observation and interview. Independent variables were internal factors (X1) and external factors (X2), meanwhile dependent variable (Y) was entrepreneurship behaviour. The number of samples were 33 respondents which were craftswomen in Bogor City. Analysis technique used partial least square (PLS). The research result explained that based on t value at 5 percent error level, only internal factor which was significantly influenced on entrepreneurship behaviour (2.119 > 1.96). Internal factors which were education, business experience, facilities and infrastructure ownership, and business perception, also entrepreneurship behaviour variables included hard working, responsiveness to opportunity, innovative, risk taking, and independent.
Keywords: Craftswoman, Entrepreneurship Behaviour, Internal and external factors
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,
Pages: 1693 - 1695