Drivers and Barriers of Women Entrepreneurs An Analysis of the National and Regional Context Using GEM Data

The number of women entrepreneurs is growing rapidly worldwide, however, women are still less likely than men to start a new business. Two factors influencing this are barriers and drivers, however, the understanding of how their interaction affects women’s entrepreneurial intention, specifically ac...

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Main Author: Stroila, Iulia
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Wiesbaden Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Forschungsreihe der FH Münster
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:The number of women entrepreneurs is growing rapidly worldwide, however, women are still less likely than men to start a new business. Two factors influencing this are barriers and drivers, however, the understanding of how their interaction affects women’s entrepreneurial intention, specifically across different contexts, is lacking. This study focuses on entrepreneurial intention of women across four different European countries, by adopting both a national and supranational perspective. The analysis is based on the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Germany, Poland, Spain, and Sweden 2015 database. Overall the thesis contributes to the literature of entrepreneurship and context and also the understanding of factors influencing women entrepreneurship in Europe. Iulia Stroila completed her master´s thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Thomas Baakenand Dr. Sue Rossano Rivero at the University of Applied Sciences Münster, Germany. She has started as a Research Associate at the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre in 2019 and is enrolled as PhD student at the University of Adelaide; a collaborative PhD program with Münster University of Applied Sciences.
Physical Description:XIII, 91 p. 3 illus online resource
ISBN:9783658315146