This informative Handbook examines successful women small business owners in both developed and emergent countries around the globe and, in particular, focuses on women entrepreneur success stories. The contributors expertly identify the issues that underpin the success of women small business owners around the globe. Each chapter provides an up-to-date, country-specific review of women's position in employment and small business ownership and addresses the structural and contextual barriers. They also highlight two cases studies about successful women business owners, and consider strategies relating to the development of women's business ownership by exploring practical initiatives that have worldwide transferability. International Research Handbook on Successful Women Entrepreneurs will prove essential reading for students and academics in the fields of entrepreneurship, international business and gender studies. It will also be of invaluable interest to policy-makers, government officials, and those in traditional markets who wish to understand the nature of small business ownership for women in developing and emerging countries.
Contents: 1. Introduction Sandra L. Fielden and Marilyn J. Davidson 2. Australia Glenice Wood 3. Brazil Andrea E. Smith- Hunter 4. Canada Karen D. Hughes 5. China Jonathan M. Scott, Javed Hussain, Richard T. Harrison and Cindy Millman 6. Denmark Suna Lowe Nielsen, Kim Klyver and Majbritt Rostgaard Evald 7. Fiji Gurmeet Singh, Raghuvar Dutt Pathak and Rafia Naz 8. India Tanuja Agarwala 9. Lebanon Dima Jamali and Yusuf Sidani 10. New Zealand Marianne Tremaine and Kate Lewis 11. Pakistan Jawad Syed 12. Portugal Christina Reis 13. Russia Anna Shuvalova 14. South Africa Babita Mathur-Helm 15. Turkey Mine Karatas-Ozkan, Gozde Inal and Mustafa F. Ozbilgin 16. United Arab Emirates Nnamdi O. Madichie 17. United Kingdom Susan Marlow and Maura McAdam 18. United States of America Mary C. Mattis and Leslie Levin Index
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