Leader and follower perspectives of entrepreneurial leadership: how is gender experienced in small firms?

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Patterson, Nicola
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This study aims to bring a gender perspective to the study of entrepreneurship and followers' perspectives of entrepreneurial leadership. The study contributes to emerging entrepreneurial leadership research considering gender, acknowledging follower involvement, individual agency, and recognising entrepreneurial leadership as a social process.\ud Secondly, the study contributes further empirical research from a gender perspective of women entrepreneurs to the authentic leadership theory base.
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