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Female Entrepreneurship In Transition Economies

Author : V. Ramadani
ISBN : 9781137444516
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book explores different topics in the field of female entrepreneurship, such as motivational factors of female entrepreneurs, career perspectives of women, social female enterprises, tourism and hospitality, and emotional and institutional support of female entrepreneurial initiatives in the perspective of different transitional countries.
Category: Business & Economics

Enterprising Women In Transition Economies

Author : David Smallbone
ISBN : 9781351939829
Genre : Social Science
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Entrepreneurship is a key element in the development of market based economies and one of the potential drivers of change in countries that are in the process of transformation to market based systems. This book describes and critically assesses the nature and extent of female entrepreneurship in European economies that until 1990 were operating under central planning. At the core of the book are 7 country based chapters which provide an overview of the development of entrepreneurship and small firms since 1990, including a review of the institutional and policy context; an assessment of the role of women within the society during the socialist period; and any major changes afterwards. Each chapter also includes a thematic section (each one addressing a different issue) based on unique empirical data drawn from original research.
Category: Social Science

Women S Entrepreneurship In Eastern Europe And Cis Countries

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ISBN : 9211168155
Genre : Businesspeople
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This new series, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, presents various aspects of trends, problems and policy issues related to the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in transition countries. SMEs represent an important source for growth and new jobs in market economies worldwide, but in transition economies they remain perhaps an untapped potential. For women, in particular, there is a gender gap in setting up such businesses, and the UNECE Programme on Womens Entrepreneurship aims to raise awareness of the various problems associated in establishing a business. This present volume includes selected papers prepared for the First Forum of Women Entrepreneurs, offers an overview of the situation and problems they face; outlines country experiences, and discusses the importance of networks and the global digital economy.
Category: Businesspeople

Entrepreneurship In Transition Economies

Author : Arnis Sauka
ISBN : 9783319573427
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book presents a state-of-the-art portrait of entrepreneurship in the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) as well as Georgia and Ukraine. Based on new empirical evidence, it highlights major trends in, characteristics and forms of entrepreneurship common to countries in transition. The contributions cover topics such as levels of opportunity-based entrepreneurship, incentives for innovation, dominance of large-scale international corporations, the role of family businesses, and opportunities for grass-roots entrepreneurship. The first part of the book focuses on theoretical considerations regarding the establishment of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems and private business. In turn, the second part offers cross-border studies of entrepreneurial environments and activities, while the third and fourth present case studies on the current state and unique characteristics of entrepreneurship in various countries of the CEE and CIS as well as Georgia and Ukraine. Finally, the last parts discuss the role of institutions and policy recommendations.
Category: Business & Economics

Family Businesses In Transition Economies

Author : Léo-Paul Dana
ISBN : 9783319142098
Genre : Business & Economics
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​This book presents the reader a comprehensive understanding of the development of family business in transitional economies. Throughout eastern Europe, post-Communist countries transitioning to market-based economies are obtaining a variety of results due to diverse policy approaches. Expert contributions in this book draw from a wealth of information in this context and include thought-provoking policy prescriptions for the future. This book concentrates on the challenges to predict the direction emerging markets will take, particularly when dealing with the wide-ranging social and economic situations taking place in post-Communist Eastern Europe. This reference volume for policymakers, educators, investors, and researchers also provides a much-needed and timely survey of family firms in the transitioning markets of post-Communist Europe.
Category: Business & Economics

Entrepreneurship Competitiveness And Local Development

Author : Hans Landström
ISBN : 9781847208736
Genre : Business & Economics
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Examines the key challenges to entrepreneurship within Europe. This book covers such subjects as: venture capital, start-ups, entry barriers, the role of gender, refugee entrepreneurship, and technological entrepreneurship. It offers insight into the frontiers of entrepreneurship in Europe.
Category: Business & Economics

Entrepreneurship And Small Business Development In Post Socialist Economies

Author : David Smallbone
ISBN : 9781134327508
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines entrepreneurship and small business in Russia and key countries of Eastern Europe, showing how far small businesses have developed, and discusses how far 'market reforms' and a market mentality have been taken up by ordinary people in the real everyday economy. For each of the countries examined - Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Estonia - the book reviews the progress of market reforms within the wider context of social and economic transformation, surveys the development of entrepreneurship and small firms so far, and assesses the role of government in the process, and the strengths and weaknesses of the small business sector.
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Women Entrepreneurs And The Global Environment For Growth

Author : Candida G. Brush
ISBN : 9781849806633
Genre : Businesswomen
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Women's entrepreneurship research and the understanding of factors influencing the growth of women-owned business advanced significantly over the last decade. Yet, challenges remain. Women Entrepreneurs and the Global Environment for Growth provides wide-ranging insights on the challenges women entrepreneurs face growing their businesses and how these may be addressed. This volume is rooted in research and considers growth challenges both contextually and firm specific, provoking current thought and enriching the current literature on gender and entrepreneurship. Part one highlights how contextual factors, and especially social and familial settings of entrepreneurs, have a differential impact on men and women. Part two examines strategies, constraints and enablers of growth and performance. The authors aptly demonstrate that a well-focused gender lens is necessary to better explain the phenomenon of women's entrepreneurship. Extending previous studies about women's entrepreneurship, this volume is unique in its application of research from the Diana Project, a path breaking initiative dating from 1999 to study female entrepreneurial success. Contributions from an international cast of authors make this a comprehensive and broadly appealing reference work.
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Cluster Based Industrial Development

Author : T. Sonobe
ISBN : 9781137385116
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book attempts to provide an effective strategy for industrial development based on the KAIZEN management training experiments conducted in Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and Tanzania. We focus on micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in industrial clusters, because clusters consisting of MSEs are ubiquitous and have high potential to grow.
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