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Women entrepreneurs in Oman: some barriers to success

McElwee, Gerard and Al-Riyami, Rahma (2003) Women entrepreneurs in Oman: some barriers to success. Career Development International , 8 (7). pp. 339-346. ISSN 1362-0436

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13620430310505296

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Abstract

This study presents a preliminary report of an exploratory, qualitative investigation of the role of Omani women entrepreneurs in Muscat. It establishes the factors that motivate women to become entrepreneurs. Opportunities for the growth and expansion of women’s entrepreneurship in Oman as well as barriers women encounter are discussed. Suggestions as to how women’s entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged are presented; questions for future research are suggested.

Additional Information:This study presents a preliminary report of an exploratory, qualitative investigation of the role of Omani women entrepreneurs in Muscat. It establishes the factors that motivate women to become entrepreneurs. Opportunities for the growth and expansion of women’s entrepreneurship in Oman as well as barriers women encounter are discussed. Suggestions as to how women’s entrepreneurship in Oman might be encouraged are presented; questions for future research are suggested.
Keywords:Women entrepreneurs, Oman
Subjects:L Social studies > L321 Women's Studies
N Business and Administrative studies > N120 International Business studies
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:556
Deposited On:27 Sep 2007

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