Developing Proficiency in English Language and Embarking on the Journey of Global Entrepreneurship: A Pathway to Achieving Success


  • Shagufta Khurram Siddiqui Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia. Author
  • Farhana Yasmeen Qadri Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Karachi, Pakistan. Author
  • Zulfiquar Ali Chachar Sukkar IBA University, Sindh, Pakistan Author



English Language Proficiency, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learner, Entrepreneurship, Systematic Review


This systematic review explores the complex connection between global entrepreneurship as a means of attaining success and English language proficiency. It emphasizes the importance of English as a worldwide language and how it helps facilitate global communication. English proficiency is becoming increasingly important for success because of the continued internationalization of trade, the globalization of markets, and the convergence of professionals from different linguistic backgrounds. The review delves into how English language competency affects entrepreneurs, including cultural adaptation, negotiating across borders, and managing the intricacies of international marketplaces. A comprehensive exploration of academic databases and scholarly repositories was undertaken to execute this systematic review. Utilizing search engines such as Google Scholar, Science Direct, and Scopus, the aim was to identify academic papers and peer-reviewed studies published from 2014 to 2023. A thorough systematic review process is described in the methodology section, along with methods for searching the literature, inclusion and exclusion criteria, research selection, quality evaluation, data extraction, and synthesis. Fifteen research papers that fulfilled the inclusion criteria were found, all of which examined the connection between business performance and language competency. All these research results add up to a thorough knowledge of how important it is to speak English fluently to succeed in the global entrepreneurial scene. The review recommends future research on the impact of technology on English competency for entrepreneurs, the efficacy of new language skill approaches, challenges in multilingual settings for business owners, and the role of linguistic ability and cultural intelligence in entrepreneurial success.

Author Biographies

  • Shagufta Khurram Siddiqui, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia.

    PhD Scholar, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia. 

  • Farhana Yasmeen Qadri, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Karachi, Pakistan.

    Assistant Professor, Department of English.

  • Zulfiquar Ali Chachar, Sukkar IBA University, Sindh, Pakistan

    Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Related Studies, Sukkur IBA University, Sukkur, Sindh, Pakistan.


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How to Cite

Developing Proficiency in English Language and Embarking on the Journey of Global Entrepreneurship: A Pathway to Achieving Success (S. K. Siddiqui, F. Y. Qadri, & Z. A. . Chachar , Trans.). (2023). Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Innovation, 5(5), 821-837.