Women and Entrepreneurship: Female Durability, Persistence and Intuition at Work (BOK)

Beatrice E. Avolio Alecchi, Mirjana Radovic Markovic

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Women and Entrepreneurship comes from two authors with especially rich experience in this field of research. Embracing experience in a range of developed and developing countries and examining both dependent and independent roles, Beatrice Avolio and Mirjana Radovi?-Markovi? profile women entrepreneurs and consider their motivations, together with the obstacles and challenges that they face and often overcome.A focus on emerging forms of entrepreneurship leads to a concentration on what is happening in newly developing economies, with a major case study set in a South American context. The authors deal in particular with how rural entrepreneurship, virtual entrepreneurship, and project-based and home-based businesses particularly lend themselves to providing opportunities for women.The authors' findings reveal that increased participation of women in business leadership has brought about completely new ways of business communication; new business strategies and company development models; and is imposing a new behavioural style on businesses.What is particularly encouraging is the evidence that female kinds of durability, persistence and intuition are producing business advantage. This means that the authors can clearly identify success factors and propose guidelines for the benefit of female entrepreneurs, female-led businesses, and business in general.This book will serve the needs of an academic audience of researchers in the growing field of studies into entrepreneurship; as well as those teaching or studying business or women's studies topics. It will of course appeal particularly to women owning and running businesses, or aspiring to do so.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Beatrice E. Avolio Alecchi, Mirjana Radovic Markovic
Forlag
GOWER PUBLISHING CO LTD
ISBN 9781409466185
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 420 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Entrepreneurship, Gender studies: women