This quantitative research explored whether there were differences regarding entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) among White, Black, and Hispanic (WBH) women entrepreneurs, using demographic and business-related independent variables. Entrepreneurship and self-efficacy research had focused on males and examinations of entrepreneurship and ESE routinely compared females against a male-based rubric. The variables for this study combined entrepreneurship, self-efficacy, ethnicity, and female gender, so salient characteristics of entrepreneurial self-efficacy could be identified and discussed. The results indicated that there is no difference between WBH female business owners’ ESE. The female entrepreneurs in this study showed a direct link between the existence and the female’s level of persistence. Women with high levels of ESE have more flexibility and success in regards to their motivation.
|Subjects||African American studies; Business administration; Women's studies; Management; Commerce-Business; Ethnic studies; Hispanic American studies|
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