JWEE 2023-12-13T13:53:01+00:00 Marija Antonijević Open Journal Systems <p>Founded in 2008, the <span style="color: #f87217;"><strong>Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education (JWEE)</strong></span> is dedicated to fostering research, analysis and study concerning the entrepreneurship and education of women. The journal is published by the Institute of Economic Sciences twice a year in electronic format, in English.</p> <p>Considering main topics such as entrepreneurial potential and gender effects, gender differences and socio-economic environment in the development of entrepreneurial intentions, the resilience of entrepreneurial firms owned by women, entrepreneurial leadership (gender aspects), female entrepreneurship and organizational culture, entrepreneurial education of women, as well as the participation of authors from more than 30 countries, it has fully justified its international significance and reputation.</p> <p>The journal is included in the following indexing databases: <strong>EconLit-American Economic Association</strong>, <strong>RePEc</strong>, <strong>ECONBIZ</strong>, <strong>DOAJ</strong>, <strong>ROAD</strong> and <strong>Scopus</strong>. According to the latest edition of the SCImago Journal Rank (powered by Scopus), the Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education (JWEE) published by the Institute of Economic Sciences has been awarded Q3 status for the category Business, Management, and Accounting (miscellaneous) and category Gender Studies for 2022.</p> <p>Since 2022, JWEE has been classified as a national journal with international significance (M24) according to the Ministry of Science, Technological Development and Innovation.</p> <p>Chief Editor is Acad. Prof. Dr Mirjana Radović-Marković, is also the creator and the founder of the journal.</p> <p><em>Frequency:</em> 2 issues/year</p> <h3><a href="">Editorial team</a></h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> Notes from the Editor-in-Chief 2023-12-08T11:08:49+00:00 Mirjana Radović-Marković 2023-12-08T11:05:36+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Development of Antecedent Factors for Malaysian Women’s Entrepreneurial Resilience Framework: A Fuzzy Delphi Method 2023-12-08T11:08:49+00:00 Siti Fahazarina Hazudin Mohamad Fazli Sabri, Professor, Dr. Nazirah Ramli, Associate Professor, Dr. Nik Ahmad Sufian Burhan, Dr. <p>This study assesses the antecedent factors of entrepreneurial resilience and the underlying criteria to develop a Malaysian women’s entrepreneurial framework based on the expert linguistic consensus to identify potential strategies to empower women entrepreneurship sector in Malaysia. The Delphi Fuzzy (FDM) method is used to obtain expert consensus on the important factors that stimulate and encourage entrepreneurial resilience based on a review of previous literature. The judgment sampling technique was used to develop a survey and distributed it to 20 experts. The linguistic consensus of experts is analyzed using Fuzzy Set Theory and Triangular Fuzzy Numbers (TFN). This study confirms the strategic factors that can foster the development of resilient women entrepreneurs and identifies key resilience criteria that play a vital role in boosting the business longevity of women-owned SMEs.&nbsp; Importantly, religion and psychological capital are key to developing entrepreneurial resilience among women entrepreneurs.&nbsp; In addition, technology skills should be leveraged to deal with an increasingly complex market environment and create opportunities in a crisis. This study focuses on the context of Malaysian women entrepreneurs, who may not represent other countries. This study highlights the importance of entrepreneurial psychological traits (i.e., cognitive, and behavioural) for theoretical and managerial implications in fostering the ability of women entrepreneurs to adjust to new circumstances and thereby contribute to the long-term sustainability of their businesses. Upcoming studies are recommended to test the resilience factor of these entrepreneurs on a sample of the female entrepreneur population through exploratory studies using questionnaire instruments.</p> 2023-09-10T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Participation of Women in Institutionally Sponsored Entrepreneurship Programs in Serbia: Some Statistical Facts 2023-12-08T11:08:51+00:00 Kosovka Ognjenović <p>The analysis of female entrepreneurship in Serbia is the main topic of this paper. The analysis of entrepreneurship takes into account the underrepresentation of women in the self-employed population. Studies analyzing entrepreneurial intention, self-efficacy, and self-perceived employability similarly show a lower representation of women choosing the professional path of entrepreneurs. Studies on institutional support for women who participate in entrepreneurship programs are rare. Therefore, determining how participation in institutionally sponsored active labor market policy programs influences the growth of female entrepreneurship in Serbia is the purpose of this paper. According to the results of this research, Serbia has a substantial gender difference in self-employment. Less than one third of business owners are women. Women made up almost half of those taking part in entrepreneurship training. In 2021 and 2022, they received more than half of all subsidies for entrepreneurs. However, these findings do not affect significantly the trend of self-employment in Serbia.</p> 2023-10-11T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Exploring The Influence of Online Reviews on Sales 2023-12-08T11:08:52+00:00 Endang Noerhartati Narariya Dita Handani Nindya Dhaneswara <p><em>This study examined customer satisfaction in 20 lady-managed Indonesian restaurants located in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, utilizing 1,316 online reviews. The overall average rating was 4.3 out of 5, reflecting high customer satisfaction. By using KH-coder software word frequency and co-occurrence network analysis identified key themes within reviews, encompassing food variety, pricing, restaurant ownership, and overall dining experience. The term "lady" was frequently associated with 5-star ratings, indicating a potential link between female management and high customer satisfaction. Conversely, terms like "expensive" and "small" were associated with lower ratings, highlighting the importance of perceived value for money and portion size. The study contributes to the underexplored area of female management in the restaurant industry. It demonstrates that women-led establishments can excel in competitive markets. It also underlines the importance of various aspects influencing customer satisfaction beyond just food, such as pricing and portion size. Furthermore, the findings validate the role of women as facilitators of cross-cultural culinary exchange and pave the way for future research on female leadership in the hospitality industry.</em></p> 2023-10-27T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Higher Education Branding through Instrumental Values 2023-12-08T11:08:53+00:00 Jelena Marjanović Ivana Domazet Jovan Miljković <p><em>Due to the complexity of the educational market, changes are also occurring in the field of education itself - from the constant transformation of the curriculum to new trends in the management of education at all levels. Faculties compete with each other for the best students, professors, projects, discoveries and resources. This forces higher education institutions, which want to survive in the long term and to be highly listed on the market, to take special care of their reputation and prestige. In order to improve their own quality and thereby ensure a competitive advantage, higher education institutions use brand management activities to emphasize the values on which their engagement is based. The aim of the work is to investigate the opinion of students - users of the service of a higher education institution and to show the importance of instrumental values on the basis of which the brand of the faculty should be shaped. Descriptive statistics and survey techniques were used in the empirical research, and the sample consisted of 403 respondents - students at six private and state faculties. The obtained results indicate a positive opinion of the respondents about instrumental values, as those on which a higher education institution should build its own brand. This finding provides a basis for the creators of not only higher education brands, but also for the creation of study programs based on the estimated value, an incentive for further research of other values in higher education, as well as for the creation of an optimal brand model of higher education institutions. </em></p> 2023-10-30T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Women Entrepreneurs 2023-12-08T11:08:54+00:00 Vinod Sharma, Dr Chandan Maheshkar, Dr Jeanne Poulose, Dr Manohar Kapse Yogesh Mahajan, Dr <p><em>Entrepreneurship is differentiated by decision-making ability, competition, economic gains, autonomy, and socioeconomic settings that provide a foundation for an individual to strive and run a venture in a highly competitive environment. In the present context, this study examines the relationship between empowerment and the psychological wellbeing of women entrepreneurs. This study attempted to analyze the various aspects of psychological wellbeing responsible for women's entrepreneurship. This research is apt in the present time as entrepreneurial ventures are considered to be the most critical factors that would help both urban and rural populations through the creation of jobs, rescue them from unemployment and poverty, and thereby have an impact on the development of skills, self-esteem, and self-sufficiency of women.</em></p> 2023-10-30T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Promoting Entrepreneurial Mindset for Successful Entrepreneurship 2023-12-13T13:46:48+00:00 Sharmin Taskin Amna Javed Youji Kohda <p><em>The research argues that financial and educational barriers affect women entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized businesses where business expansion is one of the major concerns in planning a business. It is not easy to create business relationships and networking in a short time, needs a proper interactive environment through a platform. This study identified a variety of barriers facing entrepreneurs in entrepreneurship, particularly related to financial, educational and include regular operation, market information, commercial communication, and professional networking due to limited contribution of different financial and non-financial institutions. It collected primary data through interviews with entrepreneurs of four small and medium businesses where two are specialized in goods, i.e., boutique, catering, and others two are specialized in services, i.e., event management and consultancy. It contributes to the existing literature on women's entrepreneurship by revealing an innovative way of supporting entrepreneurship through financial institutions. The study offers solutions to improve business conditions by investigating some businesses of women entrepreneurs who received entrepreneurship education through a university collaborated financial institution named City Alo, a section of City Bank in Bangladesh to solve their entrepreneurship challenges.&nbsp;&nbsp; </em></p> 2023-11-23T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Gender Inequality in Education and Science 2023-12-08T11:08:57+00:00 Marija Lazarević Moravčević Marija Mosurović Jelena Minović <p><em>The research in the paper is directed towards the study of gender equality in science and education, with a focus on science and research activities in Serbia. The aim of the research conducted is to identify certain anomalies indicating the presence of a gender gap in education and science and to compare the trend in the domain of gender inequality with the one detected in Europe. Descriptive statistics is used in the research. The data is collected from various sources and the relevant literature that explores the gender gap in education and science, primarily focusing on the publications of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (SORS). The research proved the presence of gender inequality in science and research activities in Serbia. In fact, the gender segregation that is present in the education system is also reflected in the field of science. The research also confirmed the existence of vertical segregation, manifested through women's extremely modest participation in management positions of institutes and faculties.</em></p> 2023-12-08T11:01:47+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## List of reviewers for the year 2023 2023-12-13T13:53:01+00:00 admin admin Mirjana Radović-Marković 2023-12-13T13:53:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##