Drivers of mompreneurship: evidence from India

Arpita Agnihotri, Saurabh Bhattacharya

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Purpose: This paper aims to explore drivers of entrepreneurial intentions of working mothers. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is a survey-based method using sample of 397 working mothers in India. Findings: Mothers’ entrepreneurial intention is negatively associated with firms’ perceived family support policies and positively associated with perceived family support. Gains from organization and family support were further enhanced for working mothers’ entrepreneurial intention through the moderating effect of perceived entrepreneurial self-efficacy. Originality/value: Drivers of entrepreneurship intentions of mothers is scantly explored in past literature. Understanding working mothers’ entrepreneurial intentions could help firms and families provide appropriate environments and opportunities for mothers’ growth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)373-396
Number of pages24
JournalSociety and Business Review
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 15 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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