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The influence of sex and gender-role orientation on the decision to become an entrepreneur

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dc.contributor Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya. Facultat d'Empresa i Comunicació
dc.contributor.author Perez-Quintana, Anna
dc.contributor.author Hormiga, Esther
dc.contributor.author Martori, Joan Carles
dc.contributor.author Madariaga, Rafa
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-21T11:49:43Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-21T11:49:43Z
dc.date.created 2017
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Perez-Quintana, A., Hormiga, E., Martori, J., Madariaga R. (2017). The influence of sex and gender-role orientation in the decision to become an entrepreneur. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship, 9(1), 8-30. es
dc.identifier.issn 1756-6266
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10854/5023
dc.description.abstract Women’s empowerment and economic development are closely interrelated (Duflo, 2012). Specifically, authors such as Maniyalath and Narendran (2016) have provided empirical evidence of a relationship between female entrepreneurship and national income. Traditionally, the literature on female entrepreneurship has analysed this issue from the point of view of biological sex, merely measuring and describing differences between men and women entrepreneurs (Zhang et al., 2009; Piacentini, 2013; Shneor & Jenssen, 2014; Robb & Watson, 2010; Kwong et al., 2012). Thus, studies have analysed differences between the types of businesses created and differences in performance indicators (Alas et al., 2015; Dawson & Henley, 2012; Manolova et al., 2012; Marlow & McAdam, 2013). However, entrepreneurship it is not only an economic event but also a cultural issue. Creating a company is a social behaviour, which also makes and constructs gender (Bruni et al., 2004). New perspectives stand against traditional views on male-female differences and the negative impact of making simple comparisons between business created by men and women (Ahl, 2006). As a consequence, scholars point to the need for an alternative theoretical position in gender entrepreneurship (Henry et al., 2015a). Gender stereotypes influence the preferences and choices of individuals in their career (Cejka & Eagly, 1999, Sanchez & Licciardello, 2012; Martin et al., 2015), with some authors highlighting the importance of gender stereotypes on entrepreneurial behaviour, specifically on the entrepreneurial intentions of men and women (Gupta & Bhawe, 2007, Gupta et al., 2008, 2009, 2013; Mueller & Conway Dato- on, 2008, 2013; Ramam, 2014; Fuentes-Fuentes et al. 2015). es
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dc.format.extent 38 p. es
dc.language.iso eng es
dc.publisher Emerald Group Publishing es
dc.rights Tots els drets reservats es
dc.rights (c) Emerald Group Publisghing http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-12-2015-0047
dc.subject.other Emprenedoria es
dc.subject.other Empresàries es
dc.subject.other Diferències entre sexes es
dc.title The influence of sex and gender-role orientation on the decision to become an entrepreneur es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-12-2015-0047
dc.rights.accesRights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess es
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/publishedVersion es
dc.indexacio Indexat a SCOPUS es
dc.indexacio Indexat a ESCI es

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