Prospects and Threats of Women Entrepreneur in SME Sectors in Urban Area Bangladesh- A Study on Sylhet City

Farhad Hossain
2017 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
The aim of this paper is to explore the challenges faced by the women entrepreneur in Sylhet city as well as also exploring their prospects. Women also play a vital role for the growth of the economy especially in small and medium sector. The SME sector has higher growth rate than the industrial sector. It contributes big role for developing entrepreneurship and labor absorption. It also plays a vital role in economy and social development. it's contribute significantly for entrepreneurship
more » ... ntrepreneurship development, employment generation and utilize the potentiality. Women in Bangladesh are still remaining vulnerable to poverty and social deprivation. Although the situation is now changing. A woman has to invest a lot of time for household work and child rearing but they are investing the extra time to business sector to support their family and also utilizing their hidden potentiality. A structure questionnaire has been used to collect data by survey and the target population is women entrepreneur in Sylhet city. This city has been choosing because a huge amount of remittance comes from abroad. In this study also try to find out the motivational factors that induce them to be entrepreneur. finally put some suggestion to minimize the challenges.
doi:10.9790/487x-1901020813 fatcat:34e4fcpuv5e3ra6aiegamgsyae