publication . Article . 2013

Family businesses and the gender of entrepreneurship

Kyriakos Lingas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, volume 2, issue 1, page 4 (issn: 2192-5372, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
Background: Economy, business, and entrepreneurship are related to the world of men. Home, nurturing, and the family belong to women's world, so the story goes. On the other hand, family entrepreneurship and its outcome, the family business, is probably the most traditional way of conducting business, being thus a universal phenomenon. However, in comparison to other economic and entrepreneurial activities, the field of family entrepreneurship has been only recently addressed by economists, researchers, and academicians. Family entrepreneurship as a field of inquiry is suffering the consequences of conceptual dualisms rendering 'family' and 'business', 'kinship'...
Subjects
free text keywords: family business, entrepreneurship, gender, ddc:650, Economics, Phenomenon, Social category, Economic growth, Division of labour, Gray (unit), Gender studies, Social attitudes
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publication . Article . 2013

Family businesses and the gender of entrepreneurship

Kyriakos Lingas;