Understanding the entrepreneurial potential of female Saudi Arabian family and consumer sciences students and businesswomen

dc.contributor.advisor Robert Bosselman
dc.contributor.advisor Linda Niehm
dc.contributor.author Basaffar, Amal
dc.contributor.department Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management
dc.date 2018-08-11T16:05:07.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T02:43:51Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T02:43:51Z
dc.date.copyright Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2012
dc.date.embargo 2013-06-05
dc.date.issued 2012-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In an effort to support the Saudi Arabian government's efforts to strengthen the family unit and economy, this study examines the entrepreneurial potential of female Saudi Arabian Family and Consumer Sciences students and Saudi Arabian women entrepreneurs. Saudi Arabia is a country where the Islamic religion and its values are interwoven into every aspect of society, with family as the basic social institution. Traditionally, male family members made decisions including those regarding the careers of female family members. Using a phenomenological approach, the researcher interviewed 33 Saudi Arabian female undergraduate students and nine businesswomen to learn more about influences and perceptions affecting the realization of their entrepreneurial potential. The study has five chapters.</p>
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dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/etd/12604/
dc.identifier.articleid 3611
dc.identifier.contextkey 4186344
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-2335
dc.identifier.s3bucket isulib-bepress-aws-west
dc.identifier.submissionpath etd/12604
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/26793
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Home Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Near Eastern Languages and Societies
dc.subject.disciplines Other International and Area Studies
dc.subject.keywords entrepreneurial potential
dc.subject.keywords Islamic values
dc.subject.keywords perceived desireability
dc.subject.keywords perceived feasibility
dc.subject.keywords Perceived self-efficacy
dc.subject.keywords propensity to act
dc.title Understanding the entrepreneurial potential of female Saudi Arabian family and consumer sciences students and businesswomen
dc.type article
dc.type.genre dissertation
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thesis.degree.level dissertation
thesis.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy
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