Female Entrepreneurs’ Motives and SME’s Growth: An International Study

Robichaud, Yves and McGraw, Egbert and Cachon, Jean-Charles and Bolton, Dawn and Codina, José Barragan and Eccius-Wellmann, Cristina and Walsh, Ann D. (2013) Female Entrepreneurs’ Motives and SME’s Growth: An International Study. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education (3-4). pp. 1-27. ISSN 1821-1283

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Abstract

The growth of the proportion of female-owned businesses has been constant over the past decades. However, despite the persistence of the phenomenon, research has shown that female-owned businesses were still smaller and underperforming in terms of growth as compared to male-owned firms. This research contributed to updating the state of knowledge on this topic given the constant evolution of female entrepreneurs’ profile, as well as the characteristics of their businesses. A sample of 1,211 entrepreneurs from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, was tested in order to examine these issues.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: COBISS.ID=203433740
Uncontrolled Keywords: female entrepreneurs, female entrepreneurs’ profile, motives
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Jelena Banovic
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2016 16:11
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2016 16:11
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/514

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