The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship
  • Author : Colette Henry
  • Release Date : 19 September 2017
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781317744917

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Book Description: The literature in female entrepreneurship has witnessed significant development in the last 30 years, with the research emphasis shifting from purely descriptive explorations towards a clear effort to embed research within highly informed conceptual frameworks. With contributions from leading and emerging researchers, The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship brings together the latest international research, concepts and thinking in the area. With a strong international dimension, this book will facilitate comparative discussion and analysis on all aspects of female entrepreneurship, including start-ups, socio-economic influences, entrepreneurial capital and minority entrepreneurship. Reflecting the subject’s growing importance for researchers, academics and policy makers as well as those involved in supporting women’s entrepreneurship through training programmes, networks, consultancy or the provision of venture capital, The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship will be an invaluable reference resource.

The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship

The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Business & Economics
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