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Vol. 6 Núm. 1 (2012): La arquitectura financiera en las organizaciones para la competitividad: 978-607-96203-0-1

Female Entrepreneurs’ Motives and Sme’s Growth: An International Study

junio 21, 2016


The growth of the proportion of female-owned businesses has been constant over the past decades. However, despite the persistence of the phenomenon, research has shown that femaleowned businesses were still smaller and underperforming in terms of growth as compared to male-owned firms. This research attempted to unveil the state of knowledge on this topic given the constant evolution of female entrepreneurs’ profile as well as the characteristics of their businesses. A sample of 1,211 entrepreneurs from Canada, Mexico, and the United States, was tested in order to examine these issues


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