A detailed empirical study of how small business owners finance their enterprises, this volume compares the experiences of women with those of men. The author redresses an over-reliance on subjective and anecdotal evidence of discrimination in this area with a controlled study of forty matched pairs of male/female owners and their strategies for raising finances. The research reveals the importance of adopting a theoretical framework in which the role of gender in the financing of small businesses is considered, and the practical implications for female entrepreneurs, banks and policy-makers.Ross, S. , Westerfield, R., Jordan, B. and Roberts, G. (1993) Fundamentals of Corporate Finance: First Canadian Edition, Irwin: Homewood, Ill. Rothwell, R. ( 1992) a#39;Successful industrial innovation: critical factors for the 1990sa#39; , Raamp;Danbsp;...
|Title||:||The Financing of Small Business|
|Author||:||Lauren Helena Read|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2002-01-08|