EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL FACTORS OF UNSECCESFUL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: FIELD RESEARCH IN VAN


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Kılıçer A., Yoğun Örçen A. E.

INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONGRESS 2011 PROCEEDINGS, İzmir, Turkey, 8 - 11 November 2011, vol.2, pp.53-57

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • City: İzmir
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-57
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This research focus on factors of long and short-term success, and important factors to explain failure of
entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs and failure of business has been the long term subject of many scientific
papers. To direct the entrepreneurs it is very important to understand the external, internal factors of
business success and failure. So this paper is aiming in explaining the main factors are related to
successful, and failure of entrepreneurs in small industrial business in Van city. The methodology of the
research is based on the pre-structured interviews. The data to answer the research problem of the paper
is gathered by interviews based on a interview, those performed by using questionnaire. According to
interviews, risk taking personality, otherpreneur family, strong minded, network, good knowledge of
market and production, innovativeness,, education/training are most important internal factors on their
weak performance and failure their business. As an external factor to explain failure of entrepreneurship,
low qualification of the human resource labor in the city is indicated.