Leadership in female SHGs: traits/abilities, situational or forced?

  title={Leadership in female SHGs: traits/abilities, situational or forced?},
  author={Archana Singh},
  journal={International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy},
  • Archana Singh
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Purpose – Microfinance/microcredit/self-help groups (SHGs), as an instrument of women's empowerment, have attracted the attention of many researchers. However, despite being one of the most important aspects of SHGs, leadership in these groups has been neglected in the existing literature. The purpose of this paper is to focus on leadership in women-SHGs, and particularly on factors contributing to the emergence of leaders. Design/methodology/approach – The research followed quantitative… Expand
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