Women entrepreneurs : jumping the corporate ship or gaining new wings.

Patterson, Nicola and Mavin, Sharon (2009) Women entrepreneurs : jumping the corporate ship or gaining new wings. International Small Business Journal, 27 (2). pp. 173-192. ISSN 0266-2426

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Abstract

Paper originally presented at the 30th International Conference of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 7-9 November 2007, Glasgow,UK.

Awarded Best Paper ‘Women’s Enterprise and Family Enterprise Development’ track, ISBE Conference 2007 (£500). Advances field through empirical investigation of push-pull dichotomy in career transition literature for women leaving corporate employment for entrepreneurship. Argues women’s motivations for entrepreneurship remain unsatisfied until businesses evolved and they gained personal and professional development.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: career transition, entrepreneurship, gender, glass ceiling, women entrepreneurs
Subjects: N100 Business studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2008 13:11
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 17:18
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3615

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