Development of Successful Business Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Indonesia

Nur Laily *

Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Indonesia (STIESIA), Surabaya, Indonesia.

Juwita Sari

Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Indonesia (STIESIA), Surabaya, Indonesia.

Pontjo Bambang M

Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Indonesia (STIESIA), Surabaya, Indonesia.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Aims: Woman entrepreneurs are women who think about business ventures, start them, organize, and combine production factors, operate businesses, and take risks and handle the economic uncertainty involved in running them. This study aimed to determine the effect of Entrepreneurial Leadership and Social Capital on the Innovation Capability and Business performance of women entrepreneurs, as well as the role of Innovation capability as a moderating variable.

Methodology: The population in the study was women MSME owners. The sample was 189 respondents using certain criteria. The questionnaire was a research instrument using an online application to obtain respondent data. Data analysis using SEM PLS.

Results: The results found that entrepreneurial leadership, social capital, and innovation capability affect women entrepreneurs' business performance, and transformational leadership and social capital affect innovation capability. This study also found that Innovation capability can mediate transformational leadership on business performance and mediation between social capital and women's business performance.

Management Implications: Innovation plays a vital role in running MSME businesses; Innovation can create competitive advantages.

Keywords: Entrepreneurial leadership, social capital, business performance, women entrepreneur, innovation capability


How to Cite

Laily, Nur, Juwita Sari, and Pontjo Bambang M. 2024. “Development of Successful Business Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Indonesia”. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting 24 (7):201-14. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajeba/2024/v24i71403.

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