Like mother like daughter? a study of the impact of age on entrepreneurial women in Australia
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Impact, Age, Entrepreneurial women, Australia, Entrepreneur, Rebekah Russell-Bennett|
|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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