International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship


Enterprise and Innovation

Table Of Contents: Volume 4 Issue 2

In pursuit of growth: an insight into the experience of female entrepreneurs

Yvonne Costin

Although the climate for entrepreneurship in Ireland is positive, with female entrepreneurs making significant economic contributions, a significant weakness of…

Gender differences in early group formation

Anna Prytherch, Eileen Sinnott, Anne Howells, Nerys Fuller‐Love, Bill O'Gorman

The purpose of this paper is to establish whether different gender groups develop in similar or dissimilar ways to conventional group formation patterns. Focussing…

Women leaders in the creative industries: a baseline study

Fiona Dodd

The under‐representation of entrepreneurial women, or women leaders, in the higher levels of organisations is an increasingly debated issue. Comments in the media…

What women want: barriers to female entrepreneurship in the West Midlands

Joan Lockyer, Sharon George

The purpose of this paper is to explore the barriers that inhibit the development of female entrepreneurship in the West Midlands. This region is characterised by…

We don't need no education: the role of mentoring in the wider enterprise eco‐system

Alison Price, Lisa McMullan

The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of mentoring in the wider enterprise eco‐system, with a specific focus on the potential of on‐line mentoring for women's…

Entrepreneurship education: exploring the gender dimension

Lorna Treanor

The purpose of this practitioner paper is to report on a recent discussion workshop exploring gender within entrepreneurship education.



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