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Motivational Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

16 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2011  

Masud Ibn Rahman

Daffodil International University - Faculty of Business and Economics

Rumana Parveen

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Muhammad Mohiuddin

Thompson Rivers University

Zhan Su

Laval University

Date Written: January 9, 2011

Abstract

Growing interest has been observed regarding social entrepreneurs in existing literature. The purpose of this study is to examine whether the widely accepted motivational factors have influence on entrepreneurial process of social entrepreneurs in Bangladesh. It concludes that some of those factors have significant influence while others has less or non-significant influence on Bangladeshi social entrepreneurs. This paper also complements the lack of empirical investigation in the behavioral aspect of social entrepreneurship in Bangladesh.

Keywords: Entrepreneurial Process, Social Entrepreneur, Motivations Factors, Cognitive Factors

Suggested Citation

Rahman, Masud Ibn and Parveen, Rumana and Mohiuddin, Muhammad and Su, Zhan, Motivational Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh (January 9, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1737304 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1737304

Masud Ibn Rahman (Contact Author)

Daffodil International University - Faculty of Business and Economics ( email )

102 Sukrabad, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi
Dhaka, 1207
Bangladesh

HOME PAGE: http://www.daffodilvaristy.edu.bd

Rumana Parveen

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Muhammad Mohiuddin

Thompson Rivers University ( email )

900 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC., British Columbia V2C 0C8
Canada

Zhan Su

Laval University ( email )

2214 Pavillon J-A. DeSeve
Quebec, Quebec G1K 7P4
Canada

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