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Women's Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century (inbunden)

Women's Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

An International Multi-Level Research Analysis

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Women's Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century: An International Multi-level Research Analysis is the fourth in the series of books produced in partnership with the Diana International Research Network. The volume takes a multi-dimensional approach to the central theme of gender and entrepreneurship today and in the future. The book takes a holistic approach to exploring, via empirical and theoretical lenses, why women's involvement in venture creation matters. It offers a contemporary and diverse range of topics, written by leading scholars, that builds on a tradition of previous Diana volumes. The chapters span a wide range of countries, methodologies, and levels of analysis, all designed to contribute to advancing understanding of women and their engagement with entrepreneurial endeavours. With its broad span of geographic relevance and research driven by empirical data, this book will prove an essential guide for academics, students and researchers in the field, as well as policymakers and practitioners.
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'The broad international scope of both the theoretical discussions and case studies provides the ideal opportunity to explore how different formal policies and less explicit influences impact women. Much credit must go to the editors for the rich conceptual framework that makes this volume succeed both as a resource compiling and interpreting global data and as a source of theory situating the data in a broad socio-cultural context. . . . This book will be a welcome addition to the shelves of academic scholars and policy professionals. Those interested in fostering women's entrepreneurship will benefit from paying attention to the practical advice that emerges.' -- Science & Public Policy 'This book will interest current and prospective women entrepreneurs who seek to obtain funding and support to grow their businesses. The authors of 14 essays address such issues and gender differences in management style, innovation, networking behaviors, spousal support, attitudes towards growth, and ability to access funds. A valuable book for graduate business students as well as researchers, faculty, and practitioners in entrepreneurship.' -- P.G. Kishel, Choice

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Edited by Kate V. Lewis, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, Colette Henry, Head of the Department of Business Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromso, Norway, Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Research Professor, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, US and John Watson, formerly Professor of Accounting and Finance, The University of Western Australia


CONTENTS: Foreword Candida G. Brush, Nancy M. Carter, Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Patricia G. Greene and Myra M. Hart Introduction: An International Multi-level Research Analysis Kate V. Lewis, Colette Henry, Elizabeth J. Gatewood and John Watson PART I: MACRO: THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECO-SYSTEM 1. Advancing Theory Development in Venture Creation: Signposts for Understanding Gender Candida Brush, Anne de Bruin and Friederike Welter 2. Academic Entrepreneurship: Multilevel Factors Associated with Female-led Incubator Projects Diamanto Politis, Jonas Gabrielsson and Asa Lindholm Dahlstrand 3. Gender Congruency Theory, Experience of Discrimination and Access to Finance Natalie Sappleton 4. Female Entrepreneurship in Rural Vietnam: An Exploratory Study Cuc Nguyen, Howard Frederick and Huong Nguyen 5. Women Entrepreneurs in Asia: Culture and the State in China and Japan Kathryn Ibata-Arens PART II: MESO: FIRM LEVEL ANALYSIS 6. Gender Differences in Innovation among US Entrepreneurs Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman 7. A Gender Perspective on Family Business Succession: Case Studies from France Janice Byrne and Salma Fattoum 8. Gender Based Differences in the Performance of Slovenian High-Growth Companies Karin Sirec and Dijana Mocnik 9. Growth Process of Small and Medium-sized Manufacturing in Strongly Developing Countries: A Study of Women-owned Firms in Bangladesh Mosfeka Jomaraty and Jerry Courvisanos PART III: MICRO: INDIVIDUALS AND DYNAMICS 10. Women Entrepreneurs' Networking Behaviours: Perspectives from Entrepreneurs and Network Managers Claire M Leitch and Richard T Harrison 11. Heterogeneity of Spousal Support for French Women Entrepreneurs Stephanie Chasserio, Typhaine Lebegue and Corinne Poroli 12. The Divisions of Labour and Responsibilities in Business and Home Among Women and Men Copreneurs in the Czech Republic Alena Krizkova, Nancy Jurik and Marie Dlouha 13. Centering Caribbean Women's Gendered Experiences and Identities: A Comparative Analysis of Female Entrepreneurs in St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago Talia Esnard 14. Self-employment and Motherhood: The Case of Poland Ewa Lisowska Index