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Bridging the gender gap in entrepreneurship through NGO’s : A study of a Quadruple Helix innovation system project in the Baltic Sea region

Lindberg, Malin; Lindgren, Monica; Packendorff, Johann;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: KTH, Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
A gender gap in entrepreneurship and innovation can be discerned across Europe – often portrayed as a statistical pattern showing differences in prevalence of entrepreneurial and innovative activities between the categories of men and women. The gender gap can be traced back to the general perceptions of gender in society, where entrepreneurial venturing and innovation work are culturally defined as masculine activities. A situation in which dominating policy models for regional entrepreneurship and innovation – such as the Triple Helix model – sustain the gender gap by being blind to gender issues imply both practical and theoretical challenges for critical man...
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Arnkil, R., Järvensivu, A., Koski, P. & Piirainen, T. (2010) Exploring the Quadruple Helix. Tampere: The CLIQ project. http://kotisivukone.fi/files/testataan. kotisivukone.com/julkaisut/exploring_quadruple_helix-2010-1.pdf [OpenAIRE]

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Carter, N. & Rosa, P. (1998) The Financing of Male- and Female-Owned Business. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 10(2): 225-241

Danilda, I. & Granat Thorslund, J. (eds.) (2011) Innovation & Gender. VI 2011:03. Stockholm: Vinnova.

Danilda, I., Lindberg, M. & Torstensson, B-M. (2009). Women resource centres - a quattro helix innovation system on the European agenda. Paper presented at Triple Helix VII, 17-19 June, Glasgow, UK.

Delman, J. and Madsen, S.T. (2007). Nordic triple helix Collaboration in Knowledge, Innovation, and Business in China and India: A preliminary study. NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.

Doyle & Young, (2001) Entrepreneurial Networks in the Micro Business Sector: Examining Differences Across Gender and Business Stage. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 16(1): 40-55.

Eklund, M. (2007). Adoption of the innovation system concept in Sweden. (Diss.). Uppsala: Uppsala University.

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Abstract
A gender gap in entrepreneurship and innovation can be discerned across Europe – often portrayed as a statistical pattern showing differences in prevalence of entrepreneurial and innovative activities between the categories of men and women. The gender gap can be traced back to the general perceptions of gender in society, where entrepreneurial venturing and innovation work are culturally defined as masculine activities. A situation in which dominating policy models for regional entrepreneurship and innovation – such as the Triple Helix model – sustain the gender gap by being blind to gender issues imply both practical and theoretical challenges for critical man...
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Download from
45 references, page 1 of 3

Aagaard Nielsen, K. & Svensson, L. Eds. (2006). Action research and interactive research - beyond practice and theory. Maastricht: Shaker Publishing.

Acker, J. (1999). Gender and organisation. In Saltzman C.J. (Ed). Handbook of the Sociology of Gender. New York: Plenum Publishers.

Afonso, O., Monteiro, S. & Thompson, M. (2010). A growth model for the quadruple helix innovation theory. FEP Working papers n. 370. Porto: University of Porto. http://www.fep.up.pt/investigacao/workingpapers/10.04.22_wp370.pdf

Ahl, H. (2006) Why research on women entrepreneurs needs new directions. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30(5), 595-621.

Allen, I. E., Elam, A., Langowitz, N. & Dean, M. (2008) Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. 2007 Report on Women and Entrepreneurship. Babson College, Center for Women's Leadership.

Arnkil, R., Järvensivu, A., Koski, P. & Piirainen, T. (2010) Exploring the Quadruple Helix. Tampere: The CLIQ project. http://kotisivukone.fi/files/testataan. kotisivukone.com/julkaisut/exploring_quadruple_helix-2010-1.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Calás, M., Smircich, L. & Bourne, K. A. (2009) Extending the boundaries: Reframing “entrepreneurship as social change” through feminist perspectives. Academy of Management Review, 34(3), 552-569. [OpenAIRE]

Carayannis, E. G. & Campbell. D. FJ. (2009). 'Mode 3' and 'Quadruple Helix': toward a 21st century fractal innovation ecosystem. International Journal of Technology Management, 46(3-4): 201-234.

Carayannis, E. G. & Campbell, D. FJ. (2010). Triple Helix, Quadruple Helix and Quintuple Helix and how do knowledge, innovation and the environment relate to each other? A proposed framework for a trans-disciplinary analysis of sustainable development and social ecology. International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development. 1(1): 41-69.

Carter, N. & Rosa, P. (1998) The Financing of Male- and Female-Owned Business. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 10(2): 225-241

Danilda, I. & Granat Thorslund, J. (eds.) (2011) Innovation & Gender. VI 2011:03. Stockholm: Vinnova.

Danilda, I., Lindberg, M. & Torstensson, B-M. (2009). Women resource centres - a quattro helix innovation system on the European agenda. Paper presented at Triple Helix VII, 17-19 June, Glasgow, UK.

Delman, J. and Madsen, S.T. (2007). Nordic triple helix Collaboration in Knowledge, Innovation, and Business in China and India: A preliminary study. NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.

Doyle & Young, (2001) Entrepreneurial Networks in the Micro Business Sector: Examining Differences Across Gender and Business Stage. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 16(1): 40-55.

Eklund, M. (2007). Adoption of the innovation system concept in Sweden. (Diss.). Uppsala: Uppsala University.

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