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Author Coughlin, Jeanne Halladay, 1963-

Title The rise of women entrepreneurs : people, processes, and global trends / Jeanne Halladay Coughlin with Andrew R. Thomas.

Published Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.04082 COUG {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. The Trend. 1. The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs. 2. Women and Globalization. 3. The Empowerment of Women -- Pt. II. The Participants. 4. Women As Business Owners. 5. Economic Motivations for Female Entrepreneurs. 6. Social Motivations for Female Entrepreneurs. 7. Personal Motivations for Female Entrepreneurs -- Pt. III. The Processes. 8. The Challenges Facing Female Entrepreneurs. 9. Tools and Processes for Helping Female Entrepreneurs. 10. Locating and Evaluating Potential Help Givers. 11. Entry-Strategy Analysis, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Programs in Support of Female Entrepreneurs.
Summary "This book documents the phenomenal growth of women-owned businesses in terms of the effects of globalization, the issue of female equality, and the context of women's empowerment. Coughlin profiles successful entrepreneurs, explaining how they got there, delineating their essential traits, revealing what kinds of businesses they start, and categorizing and explaining their economic and social motivations. The process of business formation is described, along with the challenges women face and their frequently extreme solutions." "A comprehensive resource guide for anyone interested in learning more about female entrepreneurs, and a sample business plan to use in seeking financial aid, are included in an appendix."--BOOK JACKET.
Language notes English.
Other author Thomas, Andrew R.
Subject Self-employed women.
Women-owned business enterprises.
Entrepreneurship -- Case studies.
Self-employed women -- Developing countries.
Businesswomen -- Developing countries.
Women-owned business enterprises -- Developing countries.
Entrepreneurship -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
ISBN 1567204627 (alk. paper)