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Like mother like daughter? a study of the impact of age on entrepreneurial women in Australia

Bennett, Rebekah & Dann, Susan (2000) Like mother like daughter? a study of the impact of age on entrepreneurial women in Australia. Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, 6(1), pp. 50-76.

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Abstract

The majority of entrepreneurial research has involved men and male characteristics with research into women entrepreneurs just beginning. With the increased participation of women as business owners it is useful to explore their characteristics and contributing factors to being an entrepreneur. Research has indicated that there are two groups of women based on age with different characteristics affecting their entrepreneurship. The focus of this research was to quantify these differences in Australian women entrepreneurs. Age was found to impact on the characteristics of field of study, type of industry, source of capital, use of mentor and risk-taking propensity.

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ID Code: 10633
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Impact, Age, Entrepreneurial women, Australia, Entrepreneur, Rebekah Russell-Bennett
ISSN: 1528-2686
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Rebekah Bennett
Deposited On: 09 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:34

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