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Research on Women Business Owners: Past Trends, a New Perspective and Future Directions
- C. Brush
- 22 June 1992
The number of women starting and owning their own businesses has grown dramatically over the past decade. Concurrent with this trend, there has been an increase in the number of research studies… Expand
Research on Women Entrepreneurs: Challenges to (and from) the Broader Entrepreneurship Literature?
This paper has three overarching objectives. The first is to document the development of the body of work known as women's entrepreneurship research. The second is to assess the contributions of this… Expand
From initial idea to unique advantage: the entrepreneurial challenge of constructing a resource base
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A gender‐aware framework for women's entrepreneurship
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to offer a new gender‐aware framework to provide a springboard for furthering a holistic understanding of women's entrepreneurship.Design/methodology/approach –… Expand
Why Do Family Firms Strive for Nonfinancial Goals? An Organizational Identity Perspective
This paper develops an organizational identity–based rationale for why family firms strive for nonfinancial goals. We show that the visibility of the family in the firm, the transgenerational… Expand
A Gendered Perspective on Organizational Creation
Literature on the creation of organizations is often cast within a masculine gender framework. This paper draws from three theoretical perspectives to develop a new perspective that broadens the view… Expand
Israeli women entrepreneurs: An examination of factors affecting performance
Abstract This article examines individual factors influencing performance of 200 Israeli women-owned businesses. Whereas research on women entrepreneurs is extensive in developed countries,… Expand
Women entrepreneurs who break through to equity financing: The influence of human, social and financial capital
This is one of the first efforts to systematically study attributes of women business owners and their equity financing strategies. The study explored the factors associated with the use of equity… Expand
A comparison of methods and sources for obtaining estimates of new venture performance
Abstract Measuring the performance of new ventures is of interest because they are a major source of job creation and because improvement in performance is critical to their survival and growth.… Expand
Internationalization of Small Firms
Literature from export development and international entrepreneurship argues that personal factors, or the owner/founder's human capital, strongly influence the choice and degree of… Expand