Hung Khanh DOAN


Community-based entrepreneurship is a type of entrepreneurship that is being focused on today. This type of entrepreneurship is based on the need for community participation in any development process of enterprises. Through getting community support, community-based enterprises can thrive at their best. In addition, community-based enterprises and the community contribute to solving the community's problems and developing economic benefits for both. This study aims to identify the factors that prevent community participation in supporting community-based enterprises in the specific case here of the Vietnamese community in Romania. In this study, fifteen members of the Vietnamese community in Romania were interviewed through a semi-structured questionnaire. The analysis results show that the barriers of geographical distance, time constraints, financial barriers, the barrier of awareness and psychological, and the lack of knowledge play a role in preventing community participation in supporting Vietnamese community-based enterprises in Romania. This study contributes to the theoretical contribution related to the factors influencing community participation for stimulating the entrepreneurship of community-based enterprises. Through this article, stakeholders such as the community, enterprises, and local managers will have solutions to improve the support and ability of communities to help community-based enterprises.


community-based enterprises; community; enterprises; Vietnam; Romania; barries


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