Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs : Developing Leadership for Success

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 10.41mm | 349g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138987255
  • 9781138987258

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Part I. The Study Introduction Background Purpose of Study Method and Procedure Limitations of the Study Significance of the Study Definitions of Terms Summary Pat II. Review of the Literature Introduction Adult Learning Feminist Research and the Use of Qualitative Methods Entrepreneurship and Women Entrepreneurs Women and Leadership Qualitative Research and Female Entrepreneur Research Summary Part III. Methodology of Study Introduction The Sample: Who Were the Participants? Preparation of the Human Instrument: Investigator Preparation The Interview Protocol Pilot Study Data Collection and Analysis Follow-up With Participant Sub-Sample Summary Part IV. The Data Introduction Research Protocol Demographic Data Formal Education Business Background Ethnicity Background Research Findings Childhood Experiences Post-Childhood Experience (Prior to Own Business Startup) Starting Their Businesses The Current Role: Woman Business Owner The Learning Process and Resources The Continual Process of Learning Sharing Their Knowledge and Learning from Others Part V. Discussion of Findings, Conclusions, and Implications of this Study Discussion of Findings Research Question 1: What do female entrepreneurs learn and why? Research Question 2: How do they learn? How is this demonstrated? What methods or processes do they use? Research Question 3: What resources do they rely upon in their learning endeavors? Research Question 4: How do they describe their learning? Research Question 5: What factors affect their learning? Additional Findings Conclusion Implications of this Study Implications for Future Study APPENDIX A: Description of the Women Participants APPENDIX B: Demographics of Participants APPENDIX C: Interview Guide APPENDIX D: Categorizing APPENDIX E: Categories Which Arose from Interview Data APPENDIX F: Relationship of Units of Analysis and Categories Bibliographyshow more